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Does University of Alabama recognize CLEP exam credits, and what are the guidelines?

Roll Tide! I'm interested in attending the University of Alabama and have a few CLEP exams under my belt. Does anyone here know how the University of Alabama treats CLEP exams for incoming freshmen? Looking for guidelines or personal experiences.

7 months ago

Hello there! It's great to hear about your interest in the University of Alabama and your proactive approach with CLEP exams. The University of Alabama, like many other institutions, does generally accept CLEP exam credits, which can be extremely helpful for incoming freshmen like yourself to potentially save time and money.

Specifically, the university has a detailed chart available on their official website outlining which CLEP exams are recognized and the minimum score required for credit in each subject. The amount of credit you receive can also vary depending on the test. For example, scoring a 50 or higher on the College Composition exam could earn you 3 credits equivalent to the university's English composition course.

It's important to note that there may be limitations on the total number of credits you can earn via CLEP exams, and that certain departments might have restrictions on whether or not these credits can be applied towards your major. I would recommend reaching out directly to the University of Alabama’s admissions office or reviewing their website to get the most accurate and up-to-date information for your situation. Don't forget to ask about any deadlines or additional steps you need to take to ensure your credits are recognized. Best of luck as you prepare for your college journey—Roll Tide!

7 months ago

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