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Advanced Placement Credit

High school students may receive advanced collegiate standing by participating in the advanced placement program. Up to 40 semester credits may be earned through this program or by other test-out procedures. Hours earned through the advanced placement program do not count as hours in residence toward graduation with honors.

To earn credit though advanced placement, students must enroll in specific advanced placement courses offered by their respective high schools. Upon completing these courses, students take individual advanced placement examinations in each advanced placement course. Students may earn college credit for advanced placement scores of three, four, or five. Students should request that scores from these examinations be sent directly to Cedarville University by entering code number 1151 on their registration forms. Upon receiving these scores the college awards the appropriate amount and type of credit for each examination as determined by each academic department. No fees, other than the fees accompanying the examinations, must be paid in order to receive the college credit. In some cases, sophomore standing in particular subject areas may be earned through these examinations. Students should contact their local high schools to obtain advanced placement course and registration information. Click on the button below to view more information about examination standards and course equivalents.
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CLEP Test Information

The College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) allows students to earn college credit by passing examinations in subject areas in which they have already developed college-level knowledge and understanding.
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Graduate Test Information

For those students who have an interest in applying to graduate school, this page has information about the application process, the Graduate Record Exam (GRE), the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT), the Law School Admission Test (LSAT), and the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT).
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