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Advance Placement/International Baccalaureate/Cambridge International Policies

This page provides information about Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), and Cambridge International (CI) policies.

Advanced Placement (AP)

Clover Park Technical College grants credits to students who have earned an appropriate score on the Advanced Placement Tests of the College Board in the subject areas listed on the Course Equivalency Guide

Public Baccalaureate Institution Policy:

The public baccalaureate sector will grant at a minimum elective credit for College Board Advanced Placement (AP) exams completed with a score of three (3) or higher. May be subject to maximum credit limits. Please contact the institution for additional details.

CTC Policy:

Washington state community and technical colleges will grant a minimum elective credit for an Advanced Placement (AP) score of 3 or higher. Credit will be awarded on the basis of official AP results, not transcript notation.

Notes:

The CTC sector has equivalencies for AP with a review process in place at the Articulation and Transfer Council.

International Baccalaureate (IB)

Public Baccalaureate Institution Policy:

The public baccalaureate sector will grant at a minimum elective credit for International Baccalaureate (IB) higher-level exams completed with a score of five (5) or higher, with exceptions. May be subject to maximum credit limits. Limited credit is granted by Central Washington University and Evergreen for some standard level exams. Please contact the institution for additional details.

CTC Policy:

Washington community and technical colleges will grant a minimum elective credit for an International Baccalaureate (IB) Higher Level (HL) exam score of 5 or higher. Credit will be awarded on the basis of official IB results, not transcript notation.

Notes:

Additional work needs to be accomplished for equivalencies for IB during 2018-2019 academic year through the Articulation and Transfer Council.

Cambridge International (CI)

Public Baccalaureate Institution Policy:

The public baccalaureate sector recognizes the Cambridge International Examination for A-Level exams. Up to 15 quarter credits will be granted for each A-level exam with a passing grade or above for approved examinations. May be subject to maximum credit limits. Duplicate credit for the same subject taken on different exams will not be granted. No grades are posted for A-level exams.

CTC Policy:

Washington community and technical colleges will grant a minimum elective credit for each Cambridge International Examination for A-level exam with a passing grade or above for approved examinations. Credit will be awarded on the basis of official Cambridge International Examination results, not transcript notation. Duplicate credit for the same subject taken on different exams will not be granted. No grades are posted for A-level exams.

Notes:

Additional work needs be accomplished for equivalencies for Cambridge 2018-2019 academic year through the Articulation and Transfer Council.

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