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College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

 
As of June 20, 2018, the below scores clear the LOTER and give units. 
 
 
[For tests taken prior to this date, please contact the LOTER Advisor.]
 

French

  • 50 = considered "Level I"; gives 6 units
  • 51-57 = considered "Level II"; gives 6 units; places student into 201
  • 58 = considered "Level II"; meets LOTER; does not meet C3; gives 6 units
  • 59+ = considered "Level II"; meets LOTER; meets C3; gives 9 units

German

  • 50 = considered "Level I"; gives 6 units
  • 51-58 = considered "Level II"; gives 6 units; places student into 201
  • 59 = considered "Level II"; meets LOTER; does not meet C3; gives 6 units
  • 60+ = considered "Level II"; meets LOTER; meets C3; gives 9 units

Spanish

  • 50 = considered "Level I"; gives 6 units
  • 51-61 = considered "Level II"; gives 6 units; places student into 201 or 201c
  • 62 = considered "Level II"; meets LOTER; does not meet C3; gives 6 units
  • 63 = considered "Level II"; meets LOTER; meets C3; gives 9 units

Sending Scores

If the score was part of your admissions packet to CSUSM (via an official score sent by ETS directly or a score showing on another CSU transcript), then Admissions noted in your student record that you fulfilled the requirement. If you sent the score within the last month, please wait for it to be processed. If you sent the score more than 30 days prior, you might like to complete the ARR Correction Form

If CSUSM does not have your transcript, have CLEP send an official copy to the Office of Admissions and Recruitment. To request a score, call (800) 257-9558 if ordering with a credit card, or download a Transcript Request Form at the CLEP College Board website. Transcripts cost $20 and show all CLEPs taken over the last 20 years (unless you ask for some to be excluded). 


Address for Scores:

Office of Admissions & Recruitment
California State University San Marcos
333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road
San Marcos, CA 92096

Phone: (760) 750-4848