Test Credit

While changes surrounding the administration of AP and IB exams occurred during the COVID-19 pandemic, the University of Arkansas has not changed its policies regarding course credit for these exams. All AP exams, whether taken online or onsite, are accepted.

Advanced Placement (AP)

The Advanced Placement (AP) program of the College Entrance Examination Board gives students the opportunity to pursue college-level studies while still in high school and, with an appropriate score on an AP exam, to receive advanced placement and/or credit upon entering the university. The AP examinations are offered annually by high schools that participate in this program.

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

The University of Arkansas is a College Level Examination Program (CLEP) testing center and is authorized to administer CLEP examinations both on a national basis and on an institutional basis. However, CLEP examinations may be taken at scheduled times at any national test center, and the results sent to the University of Arkansas. The test center code number and score recipient code number for the University of Arkansas is 6866. For information or to make application, call 479-575-3948.

International Baccalaureate (IB)

The International Baccalaureate (IB) program is a comprehensive and rigorous two-year high school curriculum offered in the United States and in 72 countries around the world. The IB program provides students with a balanced education, facilitates geographic and cultural mobility, and promotes international understanding through a shared academic experience. The IB program gives students the opportunity to pursue college level studies while in upper secondary school and to receive credit for final examinations upon entering the university.