Advanced Placement Credit

Advanced Placement (AP) examination scores prepared by the College Entrance Examination Board in the following subjects will be considered for credit at Baldwin Wallace: history of art, studio art, biology, chemistry, computer science, economics, literature, English composition, French, German, government and politics, American and European history, Latin, mathematics, physics, psychology and Spanish.

Baldwin Wallace University recognizes the merits of the Advanced Placement Program and awards credit as appropriate. Students who present a score of 3, 4 or 5 in the Advanced Placement Program examination may be awarded credit, with placement and course equivalents determined by the academic department.

The program is administered by the registrar who processes credit awards and notifies students concerning application of credit and placement. 

List of BW course credits awarded by AP examination

College Level Examination Program

The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) an activity of the College Board, makes examinations available through which a student may receive credit toward the bachelor's degree. Two types of examinations are offered: General Examinations (Humanities, Natural Sciences and Social Sciences) and a number of subject examinations ranging from American Government through Western Civilization. Baldwin Wallace University requires a passing CLEP score of at least 50. Baldwin Wallace University is a CLEP Test Center.

The faculty of the University recognizes the merits of CLEP and is prepared to make the following awards to those students who qualify:

  1. In order to qualify for credit in any of the examinations offered in CLEP, the student must meet each of the following requirements:

    1. The student may not receive credit for a general examination if he/she has already earned University credit in more than one discipline covered by the appropriate General Examination.

    2. The student may not receive credit for a subject examination that covers the same subject area in which the student has already earned University credit.

  2. Credits awarded from the CLEP program are considered transfer credit.

  3. Further information concerning the details of the various examinations, score requirements and registration procedures is available in the Adult, Transfer & Military Services Office and on the CLEP program page.

List of BW course credits awarded by CLEP exam