Nightingale College CLEP® Policy

Nightingale College welcomes learners from a wide variety of backgrounds and learning experiences. We recognize their prior learning by accepting College-Level Examination Program® (CLEP®) exams.
Learners who achieve at least the minimum required scores on CLEP® exams can earn the credits and associated course exemptions listed below.

CLEP Exam TitleSemester HoursMinimum Score
Composition & Literature
College Composition350
College Composition Modular350
English Literature350
History & Social Sciences
American Government350
History of the United States I350
History of the United States II350
Human Growth and Development350
Introduction to Psychology350
Introduction to Educational Psychology350
Introduction to Sociology350
Western Civilization I350
Western Civilization II350
Science & Mathematics
College algebra350
College Mathematics350
Principles of Macroeconomics350
Principles of Microeconomics350
World Languages
Spanish Level I650
Spanish Level II1263
German Level I650
German Level II1263
French Level I650
French Level II1262


To have credit posted to Your Nightingale College academic record, please follow these steps:

  1. Print and complete the first section of the Application for CLEP® Test Credit Form. Click here to print the Application for CLEP® Test Credit Form.
  2. Attach an official copy of your CLEP® scores.
  3. Submit completed application and CLEP® scores to the Admissions Office.
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