General Ed courses through Excelsior... - page 2

Well, after hanging out on this board for a couple weeks and doing some more searching and a lot of thinking about wether to go through Rue or EC I have a couple questions for those of you who went... Read More

  1. by   xenogenetic
    Quote from MAnurseHopeful
    The only bad thing about the CLEPS vs. taking the actual exam is you just get exempt from having to take the course you don't get actual credits. I plan on going on for my BSN at a state college and I need the actual credits not just the exemption. But as previously said if you self study and just take the exam it's approx $200ish
    Almost 3,000 colleges and universities do give you actual credit for CLEP exams. You can find out which schools do by using the search link here:
  2. by   Spazzy Nurse
    Quote from rehab nurse
    You have the right idea Spazzy.
    Glad I'm done and don't have to be confused about all of this. I think my CPNE prep killed off a few brain cells. :wink2:
  3. by   Boston-RN
    Some colleges and universities DO award a letter grade for the CLEPs. Just depends on the school. Some are Pass/Fail, others are awarded a letter grade based on the score. Every school is different.
    AH Good to know.....thanks!