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Advanced Placement

AP Exam Fee

Written by Apoorvaa Agarwal

Updated on: 27 May 2024

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What is the AP exam fee?

The AP Exam fee is the amount of money that students must pay to take an Advanced Placement (AP) exam. AP exams are college-level exams that high school students can take to earn college credit or placement in advanced college courses.

The AP Exam fee varies depending on the location of the exam and the number of exams that a student is taking. For the 2024 school year, the AP Exam fee is as follows:

2024 AP Exam Fee

DescriptionCost per Exam
AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research) taken in the U.S., U.S. territories, Canada, and DoDEA schools*$98
AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research) taken outside the U.S.*$128
AP Seminar or AP Research Exam taken anywhere$146
Late-order exams
If you ordered your exam between November 16 and March 15 for full-year or first-semester courses incur a late order fee in addition to the exam fee.

This fee doesn’t apply to exams for courses that start after November 15 and exams for students who transfer into the school.
$40 per exam in addition to the exam fee
Unused/canceled exam fee
If you decide after the November 15 ordering deadline not to take an exam that was ordered for you, the charge is $40 per exam instead of the full exam fee.

The $40 fee applies to any unused or canceled exam, including an exam ordered for a student who qualifies for a College Board fee reduction. It’s important to tell your AP coordinator if you decide not to take an exam. This fee doesn’t apply if you transfer out of a school.
$40 per exam
AP Exam Fee 2024

* “Outside the U.S.” means exams administered at schools outside of the United States, U.S. territories and commonwealths, Canada, and DoDEA schools. Fees for exams taken at authorized test centers outside the United States vary.

Students can pay their AP Exam fees online or by mail. The deadline to pay AP Exam fees is usually in March.

How to pay for AP Exam fee?

There are a number of ways to pay for AP Exam fee. Students can pay online, by mail, or through their school counselor.

  • To pay online, students can visit the College Board’s My AP website. Students will need to create an account and enter their AP ID number.
  • To pay by mail, students can send a check or money order to the College Board. Students must include their AP ID number on the check or money order.
  • To pay through their school counselor, students should give their school counselor the money and their AP ID number. The school counselor will then submit the payment to the College Board.

In summary

The AP Exam fee is the amount of money that students must pay to take an Advanced Placement (AP) exam. The AP Exam fee varies depending on the location of the exam and the number of exams that a student is taking. 

Students who meet certain financial need criteria may be eligible for AP Exam fee reductions. Students can pay for AP Exam fees online, by mail, or through their school counselor.

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Apoorvaa Agarwal

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