Many of our colleges grant credit or advanced standing to first-year students who have participated in the following programs in high school. Here is a summary of what each individual college recognizes and accepts.

Augsburg University

Up to 96 credits can be applied towards a degree out of 128 needed for graduation. Learn more.

Advanced Placement (AP)Concurrent Enrollment (such as CIS)College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)International Baccalaureate (IB)Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)
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.
Bethany Lutheran College

Up to 48 credits can be applied towards a degree out of 128 needed for graduation. Learn more.

Advanced Placement (AP)Concurrent Enrollment (such as CIS)College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)International Baccalaureate (IB)Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)
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.
Bethel University

Up to 30 credits can be applied towards a degree out of 122 needed for graduation. Learn more.

Advanced Placement (AP)Concurrent Enrollment (such as CIS)College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)International Baccalaureate (IB)Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)
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.
Carleton College

Up to 36 credits can be applied towards a degree out of 210 needed for graduation. Learn more.

Advanced Placement (AP)Concurrent Enrollment (such as CIS)College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)International Baccalaureate (IB)Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)
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.
College of Saint Benedict

Up to 48 credits can be applied towards a degree out of 124 needed for graduation. Learn more.

Advanced Placement (AP)Concurrent Enrollment (such as CIS)College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)International Baccalaureate (IB)Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)
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.
The College of St. Scholastica

Up to 96 credits can be applied towards a degree out of 128 needed for graduation. Learn more.

Advanced Placement (AP)Concurrent Enrollment (such as CIS)College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)International Baccalaureate (IB)Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)
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.
Concordia College, Moorhead

Up to 98 credits can be applied towards a degree out of 126 needed for graduation. Learn more.

Advanced Placement (AP)Concurrent Enrollment (such as CIS)College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)International Baccalaureate (IB)Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)
Students may earn credit and higher level course placement for AP exams.Students may earn credit for concurrent enrollment coursesStudents 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.
Concordia University, St. Paul

Up to 90 credits can be applied towards a degree out 120 needed for graduation. Advanced class standing may be granted. Learn more.

Advanced Placement (AP)Concurrent Enrollment (such as CIS)College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)International Baccalaureate (IB)Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)
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.
Gustavus Adolphus College

Up to 8 credits can be applied towards a degree out of 32 needed for graduation. Advanced class standing may be granted. Learn more

Advanced Placement (AP)Concurrent Enrollment (such as CIS)College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)International Baccalaureate (IB)Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)
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
Hamline University

Up to 64 credits can be applied towards a degree out of 128 needed for graduation. Learn more.

Advanced Placement (AP)Concurrent Enrollment (such as CIS)College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)International Baccalaureate (IB)Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)
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.
Macalester College

Up to 20 credits can be applied towards a degree out of 128 needed for graduation. Learn more.

Advanced Placement (AP)Concurrent Enrollment (such as CIS)College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)International Baccalaureate (IB)Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)
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.
Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Up to 21 credits can be applied towards a degree out of 120 needed for graduation. Learn more.

Advanced Placement (AP)Concurrent Enrollment (such as CIS)College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)International Baccalaureate (IB)Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)
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.
Saint John’s University

Up to 48 credits can be applied towards a degree out of 124 needed for graduation. Learn more.

Advanced Placement (AP)Concurrent Enrollment (such as CIS)College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)International Baccalaureate (IB)Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)
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.
Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota

Up to 62 credits can be applied towards a degree out of 122 needed for graduation. Learn more.

Advanced Placement (AP)Concurrent Enrollment (such as CIS)College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)International Baccalaureate (IB)Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)
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.
St. Catherine University

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. Learn more.

Advanced Placement (AP)Concurrent Enrollment (such as CIS)College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)International Baccalaureate (IB)Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)
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.
St. Olaf College

Up to 6 credits can be applied towards a degree out of 35 needed for graduation. Learn more.

Advanced Placement (AP)Concurrent Enrollment (such as CIS)College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)International Baccalaureate (IB)Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)
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.
University of St. Thomas

No limit on how many credits can be applied towards a degree out of 132 needed for graduation. Learn more.

Advanced Placement (AP)Concurrent Enrollment (such as CIS)College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)International Baccalaureate (IB)Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)
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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