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Placement Exams

Advanced Placement Exams (AP Exams)

Grace University participates in the Advanced Placement Program of the College Entrance Examination Board. Credit may be awarded to students who perform satisfactorily in certain college level courses in secondary school and who receive a score of "3" or higher on the Advanced Placement Examinations.

A total of 15 credits can be earned through AP Exams. However, credit can only be offered in fields of study that are equivalent to those offered or approved by Grace.

Payment of a transcript posting fee is required prior to awarding of credit. The amount of credit (if variable) and where the credit fits in a respective student’s program requirements will be determined by the Registrar.

Review the Advance Placement section of the Course Catalog for information on credits awarded per AP Exam.

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) is used to establish credit in certain college courses. A total of 15 hours exam based credit can be earned through this examination. However, no credit is allowed for CLEP general exams. Credit can only be offered in fields of studies that are equivalent to those offered or approved by the University. If the course has been taken by audit, or if the student has already completed one semester of a year-long course sequence such as English or History, credit is not given by CLEP examination. Credit earned by CLEP examination is not counted towards residency requirements for graduation.

Review the CLEP section of the Course Catalog for information on fees, and credits awarded per CLEP exam.

ACT Proficiency Examination Program (ACT-PEP)

Grace University is a participating institution in the ACT Proficiency Examination Program (ACT-PEP), making it possible for individuals to obtain credit in a limited number of subjects on the basis of test scores. Providing the test score is “B” or above, the University allows three hours of credit as approved by the Academic Vice President. Registration packets are available from the Academic Vice President.

For more information on any of the Placement Exams listed above, contact the Academic Office at (402) 449-2844 or e-mail Academic Office .

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