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Credit by Examination

Standardized Exams

SJSU grants credit toward its undergraduate degrees for successful completion of various standardized exams. The following are the guidelines for the credit that may be granted at SJSU for each standardized exam. Students may not earn duplicate credit by examination if they have previously taken or subsequently take equivalent exams or course work.

College Board Advanced Placement Program (AP)
College Level Exam Program - CLEP
The International Baccalaureate (IB)