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Testing for College Credit

We think hard word deserves recognition. It's why we reward high school students who have shown dedication to their future success through performance in:

    College-level exams on specific subjects, students can earn college credit for courses and tests taken in high school.

    View AP scores and equivalencies

    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.

    Explore Competency Exams

    Sponsored by the College Board, CLEP exams reward students for their existing knowledge in a subject with college credit.

    Learn more about clep exams

    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.​​​​