A-040 Advanced Placement

Code: A-040
Date: March 23, 1987
Approved: John McCune
Revised: November 2001
Approved: David C. Danahar
Reviewed: April 2016

Southwest Minnesota State University


Advanced Placement

Southwest Minnesota State University participates in the Advanced Placement Program administered by the College Entrance Examination Board. Southwest Minnesota State University will award credit for the successful completion of an approved Advanced Placement Study program. Such programs are available to students in participating high schools.

To receive Advanced Placement credit, the student must:

  1. have the approval of the high school,
  2. complete the test with a score of 3 or higher, and
  3. enroll at Southwest Minnesota State University following high school graduation.

All records must be forwarded from the College Entrance Examination Board, and the University reserves the right to evaluate such records and determine the credit to be assigned. However, 3 semester hours of credits will be awarded per examination on which the student has a score of 3 or higher.

Note: While every effort is made to ensure accuracy, SMSU reserves the right to correct any clerical errors herein. Also, you can submit feedback.