Testing for College Credit
College-level exams on specific subjects, students can earn college credit for courses and tests taken in high school.
General Education Competency Exams
These exams evaluate a student's knowledge and skill in a certain subject. By meeting minimum standards, students are able to bypass courses required for college graduation.
College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
Sponsored by the College Board, CLEP exams reward students for their existing knowledge in a subject with college credit.
International Baccalaureate: As a high school student, you may be able to receive credit through the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme. Strong scores on IB Higher Level examinations may allow for a course waiver or course credit. Exam scores should be sent directly from the IB Office (New York, Geneva, or London) to CMU's Undergraduate Admissions Office for evaluation. View the details, IB score requirements, and CMU equivalencies.