You are using an unsupported browser. Please update your browser to the latest version on or before July 31, 2020.
close
Home > Admissions > Standardized Testing > How does Cornell handle AP credit?
How does Cornell handle AP credit?
print icon

Advanced Placement (AP) credit is college credit that students earn before they matriculate as first-year Cornellians. Students may use credit they receive from Advanced Placement examinations to satisfy degree requirements only as specified by the individual college or school at Cornell to which they are applying. Although such credit counts toward a bachelor's degree, its primary purpose is to exempt students from introductory courses and to place them in advanced courses.

 

Please see the college and school admissions requirements website for information about recommended secondary school coursework for each undergraduate college or school. For detailed information about AP credit, please visit the Cornell University Courses of Study website.

Feedback
0 out of 0 found this helpful

Still have questions? Email admissions@cornell.edu.
" "
scroll to top icon