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XTest InformationGuide:College-LevelExaminationProgram®2011-12College Compositionand College CompositionModular© 2011 The College Board. All rights reserved. College Board, College-Level ExaminationProgram, CLEP, and the acorn logo are registered trademarks of the College Board.
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2CLEP TEST INFORMATION GUIDEFOR COLLEGE COMPOSITIONHistory of CLEPSince 1967, the College-Level Examination Program(CLEP®) has provided over six million people withthe opportunity to reach their educational goals.CLEP participants have received college credit forknowledge and expertise they have gained throughprior course work, independent study or work andlife experience.Over the years, the CLEP examinations have evolvedto keep pace with changing curricula and pedagogy.Typically, the examinations represent material taughtin introductory college-level courses from all areasof the college curriculum. Students may choose from33 different subject areas in which to demonstratetheir mastery of college-level material.Today, more than 2,900 colleges and universitiesrecognize and grant credit for CLEP.Philosophy of CLEPPromoting access to higher education is CLEP’sfoundation. CLEP offers students an opportunity todemonstrate and receive validation of theircollege-level skills and knowledge. Students whoachieve an appropriate score on a CLEP exam canenrich their college experience with higher-levelcourses in their major field of study, expand theirhorizons by taking a wider array of electives andavoid repetition of material that they already know.CLEP ParticipantsCLEP’s test-taking population includes people of allages and walks of life. Traditional 18- to 22-year-oldstudents, adults just entering or returning to school,homeschoolers and international students who needto quantify their knowledge have all been assisted byCLEP in earning their college degrees. Currently,58 percent of CLEP’s test-takers are women and52 percent are 23 years of age or older.For over 30 years, the College Board has worked toprovide government-funded credit-by-examopportunities to the military through CLEP. Militaryservice members are fully funded for their CLEP examfees. Exams are administered at military installationsworldwide through computer-based testing programsand also — in forward-deployed areas — throughpaper-based testing. Approximately one-third of allCLEP candidates are military service members.2010-11 National CLEP Candidates by Age*These data are based on 100% of CLEP test-takers who responded to thissurvey question during their examinations.*Under 189%18-22 years39%23-29 years22%30 years and older30%2010-11 National CLEP Candidates by Gender41%58%Computer-Based CLEP TestingThe computer-based format of CLEP exams allowsfor a number of key features. These include:• a variety of question formats that ensure effectiveassessment• real-time score reporting that gives students andcolleges the ability to make immediate credit-granting decisions (except College Composition,

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