What is AP?
AP exams are the most popular type of credit-by-exam used by high school students. Credit earned via AP exam is accepted at thousands of colleges and universities. Study.com offers courses paired with several of the 34 subject specific AP exams.
Notable Online Universities that Accept AP
We've personally verified that these online schools accept AP credit and have a simple, seamless transfer process. We recommend speaking with the school's enrollment advisor to ensure that your AP credits can be applied towards your degree program.
How to Prepare
We have several self-paced online prep courses available that are specifically designed to complement your AP courses and quickly prepare you to pass AP exams in several subjects. Each course is broken up into chapter topics that contain a series of short video lessons, quizzes, and a chapter exam to gauge your understanding of the material. Click here to begin a free trial and start preparing for your AP exam.
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Notable Traditional Universities that Accept AP
Thousands of traditional campus-based colleges and universities accept AP transfer credits. Below is a list of the most prestigious ones.
- Vanderbilt University
- University of Virginia
- University of Wisconsin
- Northwestern University
- Rice University
- University of Missouri
- Boston University
- Drexel University
- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill