Accepted AP and CLEP Credit

Advanced Placement (AP) Exams Accepted for Credit

John Paul the Great Catholic University awards college credit for select AP examinations passed with a score of 3, 4, or 5. Further information on the AP exams can be found at the College Board website. Credits from the AP exams will transfer as outlined in the chart below.

AP Examination JPCatholic Equivalent Minimum Score Credit Earned
Biology
Chemistry
Physics
SCI200 Natural Science 3 3
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Statistics
MATH115 Decisions Based on Data 3 3
Comparative Government and Politics HUMA301 Global Cultures History and Politics 3 3

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) Exams Accepted for Credit

John Paul the Great Catholic University awards credit for successful completion of select CLEP subject examinations. CLEP information can be found at the College Board website. Credits from the CLEP Exams will transfer as outlined in the chart below.

CLEP Examination JPCatholic Equivalent Minimum Score Credit Earned
College Composition HUMA122 College Writing I* 50 3
Biology
Chemistry
Natural Sciences
SCI200 Natural Science 50 3
Calculus
College Algebra
College Mathematics
Precalculus
MATH115 Decisions Based on Data 50 3

*All students are required to take JPCatholic’s writing proficiency exam. If a student has possible transfer credit for HUMA122 College Writing I, the student must pass the writing exam before such credit can apply. The exam must be taken at the start of a student’s first quarter and may affect the student’s overall transfer credit award and course schedule.