As a New York state resident, when you take advantage of SUNY Empire State College’s partnership with, you’ll have access to free online college courses and materials – giving you an opportunity to earn up to one full year of college credit tuition-free.

Just complete one or more online Modern States college courses, pass the corresponding
College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) test, and earn credits through SUNY Empire, transferable to other SUNY colleges and universities.

Best of all, your CLEP courses, textbooks, materials and tests are all free. All you need is internet access.

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To take advantage of this opportunity:

  1. Speak with your mentor to see if any of the CLEP exams and corresponding Modern States courses meet your degree program objectives.

  2. Visit to access the free study materials.

  3. Sign up for courses and sit for exams.

  4. Pass your CLEP exam(s) and earn credits toward your degree.

Questions? Contact 1 Stop Student Services for more information at 800-847-3000.