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Proficiency Exams/Advanced Placement

Our proficiency examination program serves students who seek recognition for achievement acquired outside conventional college classrooms. It helps those entering Oswego as well as those already matriculated. 

Advanced Placement (AP)International Baccalaureate (IB) and College Level Examination Program (CLEP) are the proficiency exams recognized by Oswego for college credit. Any undergraduate at Oswego may receive a maximum of 30 semester hours of credit, and with departmental approval may receive up to a maximum of 12 semester hours of credit toward a major program via proficiency examinations.

Note: Official transcripts from the (AP, IB & CLEP) testing agencies or official college transcripts are required for awarding of transfer credits. Students will need to contact the institution directly to order the transcript. Credits will not be awarded from the high school or unofficial transcripts. Entering students are encouraged to request these before their orientation program at SUNY Oswego.

Equivalent Courses

The above equivalencies are subject to revision.

How to submit scores:

More information about AP and IB programs may be obtained from the Office of Admissions at 315-312-2250 or [email protected]. Visit the Division of Extended Learning CLEP page or call 315-312-2270 for more information about the CLEP program.