You can earn up to 30 hours of credit toward your college degree by taking certain examinations.
These credits may be used to satisfy degree requirements or to meet prerequisites for advanced courses. A maximum of 30 hours may be counted toward an undergraduate degree. However, all credit earned will be processed by the Registrar's Office and recorded on the student's official transcript. A $50 recording fee will be charged per course. A student may elect not to record all earned credit by emailing the Registrar's Office at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grades are not given for credit granted by examination, nor is this credit used in calculating your grade point average.
Unsuccessful attempts to earn credit by examination wil not be recorded.
For specific credit by examination policies (CLEP, AP, IB, etc.), please refer to the menu on the left.
ACT American College Test
Anyone scoring 32 or higher on the English portion of the ACT will be granted credit for ENGL 111. Anyone scoring 29-31 is eligible to write the ACU English Essay .
SAT Scholastic Assessment Test
Credit will be given in ENGL 111 for a Critical Reading (formerly known as Verbal) score of 750 or higher. Anyone scoring 710-740 will be eligible to write the ACU English Essay.