University of Connecticut
Undergraduate Admissions

AP, IB, and A Level Credit

Challenging yourself academically through Advanced Placement (AP),  International Baccalaureate (IB), or A Level (Advanced Level) courses while in high school is an excellent way to begin to prepare yourself for the rigor of college work. UConn provides transfer credit opportunities for AP, IB, and A Level coursework, providing a certain score is achieved on the exam.

College Board AP Examination Transfer Guidelines — 2018-2019 Academic Year

AP examination scores must be sent directly from the College Board to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Please refer to the College Board website for information on score reporting services.

AP Exam Score UConn Course
Equivalent Granted
Credits Granted

Arts

AP Art History
AP Music Theory
AP Studio Art: Drawing
AP Studio Art: 2-D Design
AP Studio Art: 3-D Design

4, 5
4, 5
4, 5
4, 5
4, 5

ARTH 1137 and 1138 
MUSI 1011
ART/Studio 1000-level
ART/Studio 1000-level
ART/Studio 1000-level


3
3
3
3

English

AP English Language and Composition 
AP English Literature and Composition

4, 5
4, 5

ENGL 1011
ENGL 1011

4
4

History & Social Science 

AP Comparative Government and Politics
AP European History
AP Human Geography
AP Macroeconomics 
AP Microeconomics
AP Psychology
AP United States Government and Politics
AP United States History
AP World History 

4, 5
4, 5
4, 5
4, 5
4, 5
4, 5
4, 5
4, 5
4, 5

POLS 1202
HIST 1400
GEOG 1000
ECON 1202
 
ECON 1201
PSYC 
 1000-level
POLS 1602
HIST 1502
HIST 1201

3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3
3

Math & Computer Science

AP Calculus AB
AP Calculus BC
AP Computer Science A
AP Statistics

4, 5 
4, 5
4, 5
4, 5

MATH 1131Q
MATH 1131Q and 1132Q
CSE 1000-level
STAT 1100Q

4
8
3
4

Sciences 

AP Biology
AP Chemistry
AP Environmental Science
AP Physics 1: Algebra-Based
AP Physics 2: Algebra-Based
AP Physics C: Electricity & Magnetism
AP Physics C Mechanics

4, 5
4, 5
4, 5
4, 5
4, 5
4, 5
4, 5

BIOL 1107 and 1108
CHEM 1127Q
and 1128Q
NRE 1000
PHYS 1201Q
PHYS 1202Q
PHYS 1502Q
PHYS 1501Q

8
8
3
4
4
4
4

World Languages & Cultures

AP Chinese Language & Culture
AP French Language and Culture
AP German Language and Culture
AP German Language and Culture
AP Italian Language & Culture
AP Latin
AP Spanish Language & Culture
AP Spanish Literature & Culture

4, 5
4, 5
4
5
4, 5
4, 5
4, 5
4, 5

CHIN 1114
FREN 3267
Placement into 2000-level course
GERM 3233
ILCS 3239
CAMS 2000-level
SPAN 3178
Spanish Literature 2000-level

4
3
No credit
3
3
3
3
3

 

International Baccalaureate Transfer Guidelines — 2018-2019 Academic Year

IB Higher Level Exam Score UConn Course
Equivalent Granted
Credits
Granted
Biology --- NOT TRANSFERABLE ---
Chemistry 5, 6, 7 CHEM 1127Q and 1128Q 8
Economics 6, 7 ECON 1000 3
English  A 6, 7 ENGL 1011 4
History of the Americas 5, 6, 7 HIST 91000 3
History of Europe 5, 6, 7 HIST 91000 3
  • Students must have earned the IB Diploma to qualify for consideration of transfer credit.
  • Only higher level examinations will be considered for transfer credit.
  • Credits will be automatically awarded for the courses listed in the chart above.
  • Credit in other subjects, completed at the higher level as part of the earned diploma with scores of 5, 6, or 7, will be considered on a case-by-case basis, with credit awarded at the discretion of the individual academic department.
  • The official IB transcript must be sent directly from the IB Office to Undergraduate Admissions at the following address:

    University of Connecticut
    Undergraduate Admissions Office
    2131 Hillside Road, Unit 3088
    Storrs, CT 06269-3088

A Level (Advanced Level) Transfer Guidelines - 2018-2019 Academic Year

  • Credit will only be considered for A Levels (Advanced Levels) with a grade of A, B, or C.
  • A Levels with a grade of A, B, or C will be considered on a case-by-case basis, with credit awarded at the discretion of the individual academic department. A syllabus will be required.
  • Advanced Subsidiary Level (AS Level) does not transfer.
  • Official General Certificate of Education must be sent directly by the appropriate examination board to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at the following address:

    University of Connecticut
    Undergraduate Admissions Office
    2131 Hillside Road, Unit 3088
    Storrs, CT 06269-3088

  • Provisional certificate is not acceptable.