Advanced Placement (AP) Exam Credit

Advanced Placement Transfer Policies:

  • Credit is awarded for scores of 3 to 5. No credit is awarded for scores of 1 or 2.
  • You can receive a maximum of 32 exam credits from all sources (AP, IB, CLEP, A-Levels).
  • AP credit may not be turned down. If you are awarded credit for a particular course, you will not receive credit if you repeat this course.
  • Advanced Placement credit can be used to fulfill major requirements unless this is specifically prohibited in a department's award policy.
  • AP credit used to satisfy General Education requirements is specified in the chart
  • Elective credits (ex: MSCI XXX) are credits that will be given, but not applied toward a specific requirement or class.
  • AP credit is listed on your Binghamton University transcript under the heading “Exam hours.”
  • AP credits do not carry grades.
To find your AP equivalency, select the academic year that you enrolled at Binghamton, not the year that you took the exam. 

*For students who took select AP exams in May 2020, please refer to the May 2020 AP exam equivalencies. 

In order to request Advanced Placement Exam (AP) credit:

1. Go to Score Reporting on the College Board website and sign in.

2. If you didn't send your scores using the AP Answer Sheet, you may order score reports online, or by mail or fax.

3. Follow the instructions based off of how you're requesting that scores be sent.

4. Binghamton University's school code is 2535.

All official exam scores should be sent to:

Binghamton University 
PO Box 6001 
Binghamton, NY 13902-6001