College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

When you do well on a College Level Examination Program (CLEP) test as an ENMU student, you can earn the same amount of credit that you'd get if you took and passed a college course covering the same material. With this program, you will receive college credit that can:

  • Enhance your degree
  • Allow you to skip beginner courses
  • Able you to take higher level courses faster
  • Help determine your readiness for classes
  • Apply knowledge you already have
  • Save money on books and tuition

Evaluation and Credits

You may earn credit from CLEP tests on the list below. To receive credit, you must provide an official score report to the Office of the Registrar. If you are a transfer student, we accept the credits reported on your official transcripts from accredited colleges or universities. You cannot receive CLEP credit for a course for which you already received credit, or it's equivalent. For questions about CLEP test scores for which credit will be awarded, contact the Office of the Registrar, 575.562.2175.

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Taking a CLEP Test

To schedule a CLEP test, contact the Office of Disability Services and Testing at 575.562.2280. If you're planning to come for a campus visit and you have any questions about CLEP testing, please feel free come by our office, located in the Student Academic Services Building (SAS), Room 186.

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Test Scores and Credits

Information in the following table is based on the 2017-19 Undergraduate Catalog.

General ExaminationCut-Off ScoreCreditsENMU Course Equivalent
College Composition 50 3 ENG 102 English Composition (ENMU requires essay)
Humanities 50 6 HUM 221 Introduction to World Humanities
ENG 211 Introduction to Literature
College Mathematics 50 8 MATH 104 Preparatory Algebra
MATH 113 Liberal Arts Math
Social Science and History 50 3 Transcript Credit for General Education, Social Studies only.
Subject ExaminationsCut-Off ScoreCreditsENMU Course Equivalent
Biology 50 4 BIOL 113/L Biology for General Education
Business Law, Introductory 50 3 BUS 230 Business Law and Ethics I
Calculus 50 4 MATH 124 Calculus I
Pre Calculus 50 4 MATH 119 College Algebra
Chemistry 50 8 CHEM 151/L and 152/L General Chemistry I and II
College Algebra 50 4 MATH 119 College Algebra
College Composition 50 3 ENG 102 English Composition
Educational Psychology, Intro to 50 3 Psychology elective TPS/Intro to Educational Psychology
Financial Accounting 50 3 ACCT 201 Intro to Financial Accounting
French Language 50 8 FR 101 and 102 Beginning French
German language 50 8 Lower-division elective in modern language credit
History of USA I (Early Colonization in 1877 50 3 HIST 101 Survey of American History to 1877
History of USA II (1865 to present) 50 3 HIST 102 Survey of American History since 1877
Human Growth and Development 50 3 PSY 201 Child Psychology
Information Systems and Computer Applications 50 3 IS 293 TPS/Information Systems and Computer Applications
Macroeconomics, Principles of 50 3 ECON 221 Principles of Macroeconomics
Management, Principles 50 3 MGT 201 Principles of Management
Marketing, Principles of 50 3 MKT 201 Principles of Marketing
Microeconomics, Principles of 50 3 ECON 221 Principles of Microeconomics
Psychology, Introductory 50 3 PSY 101 Introductory Psychology
Sociology, Introductory 50 3 SOC 101 Introductory Sociology
Spanish Language 50 8 SPAN 101 and 102 Beginning Spanish I and II
Spanish Language 60 7 SPAN 102 Continuation of Beginning Spanish II
SPAN 201 201 Intermediate Spanish I
Western Civilization I – Ancient Near East to 1648 50 3 HIST 121 Survey of Western Civilization to 1500
Western Civilization II – 1648 to present 50 3 HIST 122 Survey of Western Civilization since 1500

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Registrar and Records
ENMU Station 5
1500 S Ave K
Portales, NM 88130
800.FOR.ENMU (800.367.3668)
Phone: 575.562.2175
Fax: 575.562.2566

Accessibility Resources and Testing Center
ENMU Station 34
1500 S Ave K
Portales, NM 88130
800.FOR.ENMU (800.367.3668)
Phone: 575.562.2280