Yes, AP exams are accepted.
A student will be granted:
- 4 credits for a score of 5 on the English literature exam;
- 4 credits for a score of 4 or 5 on exams in:
- calculus (AB),
- computer science (A),
- English language/composition,
- environmental science,
- Spanish, and
- 4 credits for a score of 3 or higher on exams in
- calculus (BC) and
- computer science (AB).
Students receiving a 4 or a 5 on either the Calculus BC or Computer Science AB exams should consult the Mathematics and Computer Science department for course placement and could subsequently earn 4 additional credits.
First-year students are limited to 24 transfer credits.
Grinnell College does award credit for IB scores of 5 or higher on Higher Level courses only.
An evaluation of credits earned at properly accredited institutions is completed by the Registrar.
Transfer credit evaluations are done prior to enrollment for all new students who have been approved for admission and for all matriculated students who pursue coursework while on leave or during the summer.
Only official transcripts sent directly to Grinnell will be evaluated.