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CLEP & AP Policies

Harding Unversity Advanced Placement (AP) Policy 2013-14

College Board's (AP) Advanced Placement courses are college-level classes in a wide variety of subjects that you can take while still in high school. They provide high school students challenging course work. For more information you can visit the AP College Board website.

Harding University CLEP Policy 2013-14

The College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) allows students the opportunity to demonstrate college-level achievement in undergraduate courses. Students are able to recieve college credit for demonstrated knowledge in Composition and Literature, Foreign Languages, History and Social Sciences, Science and Mathematics, and Business. Most CLEP exams allow 90 minutes to test, with the exception is the College Composition exam which is 120 minutes. This exam includes multiple choice and 2 essay portions. Please click on the HU CLEP exam policy above to see the specific CLEP exams that HU awards course credit. For more information regarding CLEP exams, you can visit the official CLEP website.

International Baccalaureate policy (IB): Credit for other IB courses with minimum HL scores of 5.  No credit will be awarded for the subsidiary exams, and no tuition is charged. Students may receive credit for some IB exams not listed after consultation with the appropriate department chair.

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