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AP and IB Credit

Advanced Placement (AP) Credit

To assist you in achieving your academic goals, Winthrop awards Advanced Placement (AP) credit for scores of 3 or above on Advanced Placement Tests (taken in conjunction with designated high school AP classes). See your guidance counselor for complete information on AP courses and examinations.

View a table showing the course credits that can be earned for College Board Advanced Placement Tests (pdf - 217 KB)

International Baccalaureate (IB) Credit and Scholarship

Winthrop awards advanced college course credit for scores of 4 or above on higher level International Baccalaureate (IB) examinations. A minimum score of 5 is required to receive credit for Math with Further Math's and Computing Studies.

The International Baccalaureate Scholarship is awarded to freshman applicants who complete the IB Program through the senior year of high school. To qualify, students must also earn a minimum score of 1200 on the SAT or 27 on the ACT (writing scores excluded) and have a 3.5 cumulative GPR. The scholarship is valued at $5,000 and is available for eight semesters of undergraduate study as long as a minimum cumulative GPR of 3.0 is maintained.

View a table showing the course credits that can be earned for International Baccalaureate Examinations (pdf - 219 KB)

 

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