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Credit by Exam (AP & IB)

Salisbury University recognizes the completion of coursework in both the Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) programs as evidence of superior academic achievement. Students with commendable scores on the associated examinations for these courses receive college-level credit at Salisbury. See below for more information on each program.

Advanced Placement (AP)

Students who have completed Advanced Placement (AP) course work as part of their high school experience and have taken the corresponding AP examination may be entitled to receive credit at Salisbury University. In most cases, a score of three (3) or above will merit the award of college-level credit. The Office of the Registrar must receive an official score report from the College Board Advanced Placement Program to award credits. See a program below on how specific credits will be awarded for each AP Examination we accept.

International Baccalaureate (IB)

Salisbury University recognizes the rigor of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Programme and awards college-level credit to students who have achieved commendable scores on the associated examinations. Additionally, the Office of the Registrar recognizes the unique, interdisciplinary nature of the IB Diploma Programme and views completion of the IB Diploma as a strong indication of academic potential. See a program below detailing the specific credit that is awarded for each IB Examination we accept.