Advanced Placement (AP) & Other Tests for Credit

Students who earn appropriate scores on AP, CLEP, IB or DSST exams may earn college credit at Weber State University. To have test for credit posted to your WSU record, please follow these steps:

  1. Have an official copy of your scores sent to WSU Office of Admissions by the agency sponsoring the credit (AP, CLEP, IB, DSST).
  2. Print and fill out the Application for Test Credit. Print the Application for Test Credit. Submit this application to the Admissions Office by email (, fax 801-626-6747, or in person.
  3. There is also a $10 processing fee payable to the Cashiers Office before credit can be posted. The fee is payable by phone with a credit card, call 801-626-8006 or in person at the Cashiers Office.

Students interested in taking any credit exam should verify in advance that their scores will be accepted by WSU and what credit will be earned. To verify which exams and scores Weber State accepts, please click on the guideline links below. Keep in mind, credit granted for test scores may differ from what is listed in this guide depending on when you took the exam. If the exams award credit for the same course (ie. English Literature and English Language, Art exams, etc) duplicate credit cannot be awarded. If you have taken the course for which the exam would award credit at WSU or another college test credit will not be awarded.

Advanced Placement Examinations

Weber State University grants course credit for AP scores of 3, 4, or 5 as determined by the academic department. To see which tests are accepted and the credit associated with the scores, please click the AP Guidelines link below. To be eligible to have this credit added to their WSU record, students must request an official AP Score Report from CollegeBoard to be sent to WSU.

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Up to 30 credits may be granted for passing College Level Examination Program (CLEP) exams. CLEP exams are available in the Student Service Testing Center, Room 262, for more details visit the Testing Center website. Please ensure the test you are taking is accepted for credit at WSU by clicking the CLEP Guidelines link below. If you have taken or are planning to take CLEP language exams please work with the WSU Foreign Language Department to earn credit. You can reach them at 801-626-6183.

International Baccalaureate Program (IB)

Admitted WSU students can earn college credit through the International Baccalaureate (IB) program. To view credit articulations for IB content exams, click IB guidelines below.

DANTES Examinations (DSST)

Admitted students can earn college credit by completing one or more of the DSST subject exams. 

Special Departmental Examinations

Often, admitted students are proficient in a subject not covered by College-Level Exams. In that case, they can often work with the academic departments involved to schedule tests for credit. The Testing Center has more details.

Foreign Language Credit 

Students who have prior foreign language experience can earn college credit in a number of ways. They may pass a foreign language credit exam as directed by the Department or World Languages & Cultures, or they may pass a higher level course with a grade of C or better. A student may receive up to 15 credits through passing the exam or by taking an upper-division course. Language requirement details are available on the department website or contact the Department of World Languages & Cultures at 801-626-6183. A student may receive up to 15 credits through passing the exam or by taking an upper-division course.