Types of College-Level Transfer Credit


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Another name for college credits is:

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1. Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate exams are taken:

2. College Level Examination Program tests are taken:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are multiple ways to earn college credits before entering college. Use this interactive quiz and worksheet to test your understanding of the benefits and limitations of earning college-level transfer credit.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you will explore the following concepts:

  • Definition of college credits
  • Different ways to earn college credit
  • Common limitations to transferring college credit

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can define college credits
  • Distinguishing differences - identify the different exams that you can earn college credit with
  • Critical thinking - understand how limitations on college-level transfer credits may be imposed

Additional Learning

To learn more about earning college credit before going off to college, review the accompanying lesson, Types of College-Level Transfer Credit. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the differences between AP, IB, and CLEP exams
  • Know the various benefits of earning college credit early
  • Compare and contrast the time, effort, and advantages to each of the ways you can earn college credit
  • Know what resources to utilize to find the best options for earning college credit early