Other Advanced Credit Programs: AP, CLEP, and IBP
Saint Mary’s participates in the College Entrance Examination Board Advanced Placement program (AP), the College Level Examination Program (CLEP), and accepts advanced placement credits under the International Baccalaureate High School Program (IBP).
Students with AP test scores of 3, 4, and 5 may request credit and advanced placement by submitting the scores to the registrar. Advanced placement is determined by the department chairs. Credit is granted for appropriate CLEP subject examinations; credit is not granted for CLEP general examinations. For more information, view the Advanced Placement (AP) Credit Table.
Saint Mary’s accepts advanced placement credits under the International Baccalaureate High School Program (IBP). Academic departments accept scores 4 through 7 on the higher-level exam only (with the exception of Foreign Language). Examinations must be in subjects which are comparable to courses in Saint Mary’s curriculum.
Placement testing for English, mathematics, and Spanish are available to incoming students at New Student Orientation. For more information, please contact the