Other Options for College Credit

Standard Exams

Standard Exams

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

You may receive college credit if you have earned at least the State minimum required score on any College Level Examination Program (CLEP) exam. Learn more about CLEP testing opportunities from your college or visit:  clep.collegeboard.org

Advanced Placement (AP)

If you took college-level courses in high school, or gained educational experience from other sources, you may be able to take an Advanced Placement examination and receive AP credit as long as you earn a score of 3 or higher to receive your degree. Learn more about AP Credit at your college.  For more information visit: www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/ap/submescts.html

Other standard exams that may be used by colleges to evaluate prior learning include DSST (DANTES), NYU Language Exams, UExcel/Excelsior College Examination Program, and ACT-PEP.  Before you decide on an exam, please check with your PLA advisor to discuss your options.