Academics @ USF

Advanced Standing Credit

USF allows students to receive up to 45 semester hours of credit towards the baccalaureate degree upon successful completion of Advanced Placement (AP), Advanced International Certificate of Education Program (AICE) and General Certificate of Education (GCE), International Baccalaureate (IB), General and Subject College Level Examination Program (CLEP), DANTES, Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Exams (CAPE), German Abitur, Global Assessment Certificate (GAC) and Excelsior College examinations. Performance levels necessary to achieve credit have been established and are listed on this site below by exam. Credit earned through one examination program may not be duplicated by another examination or course.