Advanced Placement

Students who earn scores of 3, 4, or 5 on Advanced Placement Examinations, or pass the higher level International Baccalaureate Exams with scores of 4, 5, 6, or 7, receive university credit provided they are accepted and enrolled at Mount Saint Mary’s University.

Credit awarded for the AP exam is as follows:

  • Students who earn scores of 3 receive 3 units of elective credit.
  • Students who earn scores of 4 or 5 receive credit as currently awarded in the discipline tested.
  • There is no limit placed on the number of AP units awarded to a student.

Students should send their test results to the Admission Office.