Credit by Exam

Credit by Exam

Credit by examination refers to examinations given by various external agencies, such as the College Board's Advanced Placement (AP) Program and College-Level Examination Program (CLEP), the Excelsior College Exams (ECE or UExcel—formerly the N. Y. State Proficiency Examination Program), DSST Exams, and others. Click the links below for information about required scores and course equivalencies.

AP
The College Board's AP program, gives students the chance to do earn college credit for work done while in high school.

CLEP
CLEP exams are offered in over 30 subjects and can be used to fulfill requirements in majors, minors, or general education, or to earn elective credits.

DSST
DSST exams are currently being evaluated. Contact undergrad@jjay.cuny.edu for more information.