Schools that Accept AP Transfer Credit

If you've been taking Education Portal's courses to prepare for AP exams, then soon you'll be ready to transfer those hard earned credits to a university and complete your degree. To simplify your school search, we've compiled a list of online and traditional universities that willingly accept AP credit.

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What is AP?

AP exams are the most popular type of credit-by-exam used by high school students. Credit earned via AP exam is accepted at thousands of colleges and universities. Education Portal offers courses paired with several of the 34 subject specific AP exams. See all AP prep courses here.

Notable Online Universities that Accept AP

We've personally verified that these online schools accept AP credit and have a simple, seamless transfer process. We recommend speaking with the school's enrollment advisor to ensure that your AP credits can be applied towards your degree program.

Southern New Hampshire University

Kaplan University

Strayer University

Grand Canyon University

University of Phoenix

DeVry University

Ashford University

Walden University

Capella University

Excelsior College

Thomas Edison State College

Charter Oak State College

Notable Traditional Universities that Accept AP

Thousands of traditional campus-based colleges and universities accept AP transfer credits. Below is a list of the most prestigious ones.

Vanderbilt University

University of Virginia


University of Wisconsin

Northwestern University

Rice University

University of Missouri

Boston University

Drexel University

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Learn more about credit-by-exam and how to prepare using Education Portal's video courses.

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