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Undergraduate Credit by Examination Policy
- CLEP examinations are
considered RMU credits, and the undergraduate residency requirement states
that students must complete their final 30 credits and 51% of their major
area of study at RMU.
- A student may earn a
maximum of 30 credits by exam toward a bachelor's degree.
- A student may not seek
credit by examination for a course that has been completed at Robert
Morris with a grade of "D" or "F."
- Students within 30 credits
of graduating must complete CLEP exams no later than the end of the first
semester of their senior year.
Undergraduate Credit by Examination Procedure
Once the student has contacted their advisor and Academic Services Office, the following procedures will be observed:
- If a course qualifies for
credit by examination, the examination will be a Robert Morris University
Examination or CLEP Examination. (If a CLEP Examination is available, the
student must take the CLEP Examination.)
- Robert Morris only accepts
- An official CLEP transcript
will be sent to the Academic Services Office. An unofficial score will not
be accepted for processing.
- Robert Morris accepts credit
for CLEP based on the American Council on Education recommended score.
Upon receipt of any CLEP results, the Department Head of student’s program
will determine whether the examination score is high enough to award
Revised April 2017; Enacted for Fall 2017