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Advanced Placement (AP) and Prior Learning Credit

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Fri: 8:00 - 3:00 pm
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(410) 951-3701

We know learning happens in and outside of the classroom. At Coppin, we recognize how important it is to provide opportunities for students to get course credit for your experiences, skills, and lessons learned.

Our students can receive college credit through:

  • Advanced Placement (AP) Tests
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
  • DANTES Subject Standardized Tests (DSST)
  • Military experience and coursework
  • Course-by-course evaluation
  • Challenge exams
  • Individual portfolio assessment

Want to learn more, view the full Credit for Prior Learning policy

Prior Learning Policy 

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Find out more information on qualifying score on the general and subject exams of the CLEP test.

Contact the Office of Academic Affairs

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What to know about AP tests

  • Take your AP tests in May of your high school senior year
  • Schedule your AP test through your high school counselor or the College Entrance Examination Board
  • CSU receives your AP test scores in mid-July

Office of Admissions

Are you an incoming Freshman or new student who has questions about AP or CLEP tests?

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