The Cooper Institute

Founded in 1970 by the "Father of Aerobics"
Kenneth H. Cooper MD, MPH

The Cooper Institute's Certified Personal Trainer Exam

Exam Registration & Prices


The Cooper Institute Certified Personal Trainer (CI-CPT) exam in standardized format is available in Pearson VUE professional testing centers across the U.S., Mexico, Canada, Brazil, the Virgin Islands, and U.S. Military Testing Centers worldwide.


Exam Price: $289

Retest Price: $195

Call CI at 1-800-635-7050 for a discount voucher before scheduling a retest with Pearson Vue

Transfers and Cancellations

Exam fees are non-refundable for transfers and cancellations requested within 24 hours of your scheduled exam appointment. Exam fees are non-refundable if you do not show for your exam appointment. Call 1-877-383-2901 to change or cancel an exam date.

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