For some colleges, AP exams can earn the student college credit. For other colleges, AP courses and successful exam scores are expected for admission - no college credit is earned.
AP exams are scored from 1-5 a minimum of three is required to earn college credit but many schools require a 4 or 5 on the AP exam to award college credit. This varies by school, by subject sometimes by department within a school.
AP exams are offered in high schools over a two week period in May.
For a full description of AP exams and the dates they are offered, visit The College Board's AP Website.
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