How Long is the AP Exam?

AP Exam Length

AP Exams typically take between two and three hours to complete. On the AP Psychology exam, students are allotted two hours to complete its 100 multiple-choice questions and two free-response questions. At the other end of the spectrum is the AP Statistics exam, which has a three-hour limit and allots an equal amount of time, 90 minutes, for each of its two sections. The fist half of AP Exams typically consists of multiple-choice questions, while the rest tends to be composed of free-response items.

Exam Schedule

The regular testing window for AP exams is the first two weeks of May. The vast majority of exams are given at 8:00 a.m. and noon during this period. There is just one exam that's offered at 2:00 p.m. during the second week. Late testing takes place during the third week of the month.

AP Exam Prep offers many courses that address the AP Exams. In these courses are fun video lessons, transcripts and opportunities for practice with quizzes and exams. The different prep courses available include:

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Many colleges grant credit or advanced placement to students with qualifying AP Exam scores. Read on to find out when AP Exams are offered and get information about exam costs and preparation.

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