Frequently Asked Questions

Registration

How do I register for the CLT?
How much does it cost to take the CLT, the CLT10, or the CLT8?
What forms of payment does the CLT accept?
What’s the difference between the CLT, the CLT10, and the CLT8?
What is the registration deadline?
What is the payment deadline?
I’m registering multiple children for the CLT. Do I need to file a separate registration for each one?
If I’ve already registered for a test, can I cancel or reschedule for a different test date?
If I miss my test date and want to re-register, will my payment roll over to my new registration?
My school is administering the CLT privately to its own students; do I still need to register?
Who can take CLT exams?
What colleges and universities accept the CLT as an admissions qualification?
Is the CLT only for students who have received a classical education?
How do homeschoolers perform on the CLT?
Can my school offer the CLT?
My child has already taken the SAT/ACT. Can they take the CLT as well?
Do you offer fee waivers or discounts?

Accommodations

Does the CLT accommodate people with disabilities?
Can my child take the CLT at home?
In what languages is the CLT available?

Testing

When is the test administered?
Can students take the test on their own devices, or do testing sites provide computers?
Can I take the CLT on my smartphone?
How is the test structured?
Can I bring a calculator?
Is there an essay portion of the CLT?
How long does the test take? How much time is allotted to each section?
Are students penalized for guesses/wrong answers?
Can students go back to a section after its allotted time is over?
Can students leave if they finish early?
Who proctors the CLT?

Results

When do students receive their scores?
Are CLT scores sent directly to partnering colleges?
How is the CLT scored?
How do CLT scores equate to SAT or ACT scores?
How do CLT10 scores equate to PSAT scores?
If students want to improve their score, can they retake the CLT?