AP is a global credential recognized by universities worldwide. Qualifying AP Exam scores earn university credit in nearly all universities in the United States
Each college and university however determines its own policies regarding AP Exam scores.
AP credit policies for top 20 colleges
Most colleges and universities nationwide offer college credit, advanced placement, or both for qualifying AP Exam scores.
This can mean:
- Fulfilling graduation requirements early
- Being able to skip introductory courses or required general-education courses
Below is the table for the AP policies for 20 popular colleges and universities throughout the U.S.
Source: Collegeboard website and Individual College websites
Note: Top 20 colleges list based on US News Rankings 2022.
Each college and university determines its own policies regarding AP Exam scores. For detailed information about the AP recognition policies of universities please visit the university websites