Alternative Credit

Advanced Placement (AP)

UIS is pleased to accept Advanced Placement scores in certain areas for credit toward the undergraduate degree. Students who completed advanced placement courses and pass the corresponding exam with acceptable scores may submit official scores to the Admissions Office for consideration of receiving credit for entry level courses. If you have submitted AP scores to UIS Admissions, be sure to discuss this credit with your advisor when planning your course schedule.

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

UIS accepts CLEP credit for toward the undergraduate degree for certain entry level courses. Visit the UIS Catalog  to determine the exams, scores, and course equivalents. If you have submitted CLEP scores to UIS Admissions, be sure to discuss this credit with your advisor when planning your course schedule. The UIS code for CLEP exams is 1787. For more information on how to test for CLEP credit, click here.