UCLA Extension

U.S. Constitution Exam

The U.S. Constitution Exam is a 75-item true-false test based on the United States Constitution and the California State Government.

Recommended Reading

The recommended study guide is Twenty-Five Lessons in Citizenship by D.L. Hennessey available at your local public library or by phone order from UCLA BookZone at (310) 206-4041. If this guide cannot be obtained, any guide(s) covering both the U.S. Constitution and California government will suffice.

Additional Exam Information

There is no transcript for this exam. Pass/Fail results are given out immediately after the exam. If you do not pass the exam the first time, you may take the test again within one year from the test date with no additional charge. However, if the test is failed the second time, UCLA Extension, Education Department recommends taking a course to satisfy this requirement and no further retakes will be permitted.

Examination Offerings

The exam is offered every other Monday afternoon promptly at 2:30 pm (excluding major holidays). Test schedule is subject to change.

Schedule of Upcoming U.S. Constitution Exam Dates
May 15, 2017 July 10, 2017 September 11, 2017 October 30, 2017
June 5, 2017 July 24, 2017 September 18, 2017 November 13, 2017
June 12, 2017 August 7, 2017 October 2, 2017 November 27, 2017
June 26, 2017 August 21, 2017 October 16, 2017 December 11, 2017


A reservation is required in order to take this exam. To make a reservation you can either call or email at the following:

Phone:  (310) 206-8342
Email: credentials@uclaextension.edu


The exam fee is $80. The fee may be paid in person at the UCLA Extension Student Registration Office on the day of the examination.

Test Location

The UCLA Extension Building is located at:

10995 Le Conte Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Upon entering the building please proceed to the Cashier’s office on the 1st floor to pay the $80 fee, inquire about room number, and take receipt to designated room.

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