Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

The College Level Exam Program (CLEP) includes nationally normed examinations. CLEP offers subject matter examinations. PCC accepts CLEP scores for some, but not all, subject areas. Score cutoffs vary from subject to subject. Students must send scores to Student Records, along with a Non-Traditional Credit form.

Students may request official CLEP Transcripts by following the instructions on the College Board Web Site.

Official Test Scores should be sent to::

Student Records
Portland Community College
PO Box 19000
Portland, OR 97280

Test scores: minimum, course placement and credits
Exam Min Score PCC Courses Awarded Credits
Biology 50 BI 101, 102, 103 12
Calculus 50 MTH 251 4
64 MTH 251, 252 9
College Mathematics 50 MTH 105 4
Pre-Calculus 50 MTH 111C 5
61 MTH 111C, 112 10
General Chemistry 50 CH 104, 105, 106 15
American Government 50 PS Electives 4
Intro to Psychology 50 PSY 201, 202 8
Intro Microeconomics 50 EC 201 4
Intro Macroeconomics 50 EC 202 4
Sociology 50 SOC 204, 205 8
History of United States I 50 HST 201 4
History of United States II 50 HST 203 4
History Western Civilization I 50 HST 101 4
History Western Civilization II 50 HST 103 4
American Literature 50 ENG 253, 254 8
English Literature 50 ENG 204, 205 8
Human Growth & Development 50 PSY 215 4
Principles of Management 50 BA 101 4
Intro to Business Law 50 BA 226 4

PCC does not offer CLEP testing, but it is available through other colleges in the Portland area. You may want to contact Mt. Hood Community College, University of Portland, Portland State University, George Fox, Warner Pacific, Clackamas Community College or Chemeketa Community College.