Many of our colleges grant credit to first-year students who have participated in the following programs in high school. Here is a summary of what our individual colleges recognize and accept.

Advanced Placement (AP)Concurrent Enrollment (such as CIS)College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)International Baccalaureate (IB)Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)
<a href="/colleges/augsburg-university">Ausburg University</a><br>Up to 96 credits can be applied towards a degree out of 128 needed for graduation. <a href="http://www.augsburg.edu/registrar/examcredit/">Learn more.</a>
Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for AP exams.Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for concurrent enrollment courses.Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for CLEP exams.Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for IB exams.Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for PSEO courses.
<a href="/colleges/bethany-lutheran-college">Bethany Lutheran College</a><br>Up to 48 credits can be applied towards a degree out of 128 needed for graduation.<a href=”https://blc.edu/admissions/common-admission-questions/”> Learn more.</a>
Students may earn credit for AP exams.Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for concurrent enrollment courses.Students may earn credit for CLEP exams.Students may earn credit for IB exams.Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for PSEO courses.
<a href="/colleges/bethel-university">Bethel University</a><br>Up to 30 credits can be applied towards a degree out of 122 needed for graduation. <a href=”https://www.bethel.edu/registrar/transfer-credits/undergraduate/credits-by-examination”>Learn more.</a>
Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for AP exams.Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for concurrent enrollment courses.Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for CLEP exams.Students may earn credit for IB exams.Students may earn credit for PSEO courses.
<a href="/colleges/carleton-college">Carleton College</a><br>Up to 36 credits can be applied towards a degree out of 210 needed for graduation. <a href="https://apps.carleton.edu/campus/registrar/catalog/current/priorcreditpolicy/">Learn more.</a>
Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for AP exams.Credit for concurrent enrollment courses not offered.Credit for CLEP exams not offered.Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for IB exams.Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for PSEO courses.
<a href="/colleges/college-saint-benedict-saint-johns-university">College of Saint Benedict</a><br>Up to 48 credits can be applied towards a degree out of 124 needed for graduation. <a href=”http://csbsju.edu/registrar/new-students/transfer-credits”>Learn more.</a>
Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for AP exams.Students may earn credit for concurrent enrollment courses.Students may earn credit for CLEP exams.Students may earn credit for IB exams.Students may earn credit for PSEO courses.
<a href="/colleges/college-st-scholastica">The College of St. Scholastica</a><br>Up to 96 credits can be applied towards a degree out of 128 needed for graduation. <a href=”http://www.css.edu/undergraduate/undergraduate-traditional/incoming-credits-and-course-information.html”>Learn more.</a>
Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for AP exams.Students may earn credit for concurrent enrollment courses.Students may earn credit for CLEP exams.Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for IB exams.Students may earn credit for PSEO courses.
<a href="/colleges/concordia-college-moorhead ">Concordia College, Moorhead</a><br>Up to 98 credits can be applied towards a degree out of 126 needed for graduation. <a href=” https://www.concordiacollege.edu/admission/apply/admission-requirements/”>Learn more.</a>
Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for AP exams.Students may earn credit for concurrent enrollment courses.Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for CLEP exams.Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for IB exams.Students may earn credit for PSEO courses.
<a href="/colleges/concordia-university-st-paul ">Concordia University, St. Paul</a><br>Up to 90 credits can be applied towards a degree out 120 needed for graduation. Advanced class standing may be granted. <a href=”https://www.csp.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/transferring-your-credits/”>Learn more.</a>
Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for AP exams.Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for concurrent enrollment courses.Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for CLEP exams.Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for IB exams.Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for PSEO courses.
<a href="/colleges/gustavus-adolphus-college ">Gustavus Adolphus College</a><br>Up to 8 credits can be applied towards a degree out of 32 needed for graduation. Advanced class standing may be granted. <a href=”https://gustavus.edu/admission/majors/credit.php”>Learn more</a>
Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for AP exams.Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for concurrent enrollment courses.Credit for CLEP exams not offered.Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for IB exams.Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for PSEO courses
<a href="/colleges/hamline-university ">Hamline University</a><br>Up to 64 credits can be applied towards a degree out of 128 needed for graduation.<a href=”http://www.hamline.edu/offices/registration-records/student-resources/transfer-credit.html”> Learn more.</a>
Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for AP exams.Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for concurrent enrollment courses.Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for CLEP exams.Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for IB exams.Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for PSEO courses.
<a href="/colleges/Macalester-college ">Macalester College</a><br>Up to 20 credits can be applied towards a degree out of 128 needed for graduation. <a href=”https://www.macalester.edu/registrar/services/ap-ib/”>Learn more.</a>
Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for AP exams.Credit for concurrent enrollment courses not offered.Credit for CLEP exams not offered.Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for IB exams.Credit for PSEO is handled on a case-by-case basis; please contact the college for more information.
<a href="/colleges/minneapolis-college-art-and-design ">Minneapolis College of Art and Design</a><br>Up to 21 credits can be applied towards a degree out of 120 needed for graduation. <a href=”http://mcad.edu/admissions-and-aid/undergraduate/transferring-credit”>Learn more.</a>
Students may earn credit for AP exams. Credit for AP is handled on a case-by-case basis; please contact the college for more information.Credit for concurrent enrollment courses not offered.Credit for CLEP exams not offered.Students may earn credit for IB exams. Credit for IB is handled on a case-by-case basis; please contact the college for more information.Students may earn credit for PSEO courses. Credit for PSEO is handled on a case-by-case basis; please contact the college for more information.
<a href="/colleges/college-saint-benedict-saint-johns-university ">Saint John’s University</a><br>Up to 48 credits can be applied towards a degree out of 124 needed for graduation. <a href=”http://csbsju.edu/registrar/new-students/transfer-credits”>Learn more.</a>
Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for AP exams.Students may earn credit for concurrent enrollment courses.Students may earn credit for CLEP exams.Students may earn credit for IB exams.Students may earn credit for PSEO courses
<a href="/colleges/saint-marys-university-minnesota">Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, Winona Campus</a><br>Up to 62 credits can be applied towards a degree out of 122 needed for graduation. <a href=”https://www.smumn.edu/admission/undergraduate/college-credit-in-high-school>Learn more.</a>
Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for AP exams.Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for concurrent enrollment courses.Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for CLEP exams.Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for IB exams.Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for PSEO courses.
<a href="/colleges/st-catherine-university">St. Catherine University</a><br>No limit on number of dual-credit accepted; 50% of the major must be taken at St.Kate's along with 48 out of the last 64 credits. <a href="https://www.stkate.edu/admission-and-aid/transfer/credit-for-prior-and-alternative-learning">Learn more.</a>
Students may earn credit for AP exams.Students may earn credit for concurrent enrollment courses.Students may earn credit for CLEP exams.Students may earn credit for IB exams.Students may earn credit for PSEO courses.
<a href="/colleges/st-olaf-college">St. Olaf College</a><br>Up to 6 credits can be applied towards a degree out of 35 needed for graduation. <a href="http://wp.stolaf.edu/registrar/advanced-placementinternational-baccaulaureate/">Learn more.</a>
Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for AP exams.Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for concurrent enrollment courses.Credit for CLEP exams not offered.Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for IB exams.Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for PSEO courses.
<a href="/colleges/university-st-thomas">University of St. Thomas</a><br>No limit on how many credits can be applied towards a degree out of 132 needed for graduation. <a href=”https://www.stthomas.edu/fr/majors/collegecreditinhighschool/”>Learn more.</a>
Students may earn credit for AP exams.Students may earn credit for concurrent enrollment courses.Students may earn credit for CLEP exams.Students may earn credit for IB exams.Students may earn credit for PSEO courses.

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