Test Credit

Undergraduate Schools

Undergraduate students may earn credits from the following tests:

Credits for the following examinations are determined on an individual basis. Entering students who have taken these examinations must submit copies of the syllabi and an official report of the grades earned to the relevant Office of Academic Services for evaluation of credit.

  • Advanced International Certificate of Education (AICE)*
  • Cambridge Pre-U diploma, or similar tests, such as the French baccalauréat, the German abitur, or the Swiss maturité examinations

Specific policies governing advanced credit are outlined in the Undergraduate Catalog. Please note that credit policy is subject to change.

*To qualify for credit for AICE examinations, students must have achieved an A or B thereon.

School-level Policies

Blair School of Music

Students may be admitted to advanced music courses on the basis of placement tests at Blair, but no credit is awarded for music courses exempted.

College of Arts and Science

Students are limited to a total of 18 credit hours earned by any combination of advanced placement, international baccalaureate credit, advanced international credit, and credit by departmental examination, counting toward the minimum number of hours required toward the degree. No form of advanced placement credit can be used in fulfillment of the Achieving Excellence in Liberal Education (AXLE) requirements.