Other Options for Credit Fulfillment

Advanced Placement (AP) Examination and Course Summary

Berklee recognizes AP coursework, and accepts AP exam results as transfer credit. AP credit is included in the 24-credit cap (for the Degree) and 12-credit cap (for the Diploma) for all students whose first semester was Fall 2009.

Download the AP Chart for a list of the AP exams, the required minimum scores and semester hours to be granted transfer credit, and Berklee's equivalent courses.

An official grade report from College Board must be sent to Berklee to receive AP credit. Berklee will accept AP credit on another school's transcript only if the passing score is stated on said transcript. All Prospective and Entering students should send their AP results to the Admissions Office, 1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215; all Continuing and Returning Students should send their AP results to the Office of the Registrar, 1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215.

NOTE: Foreign language CLEP tests are only accepted for subjects other than one of the student’s primary languages and/or primary languages of instruction.

For questions or to have official AP scores sent to Berklee, please contact College Board at:
       AP Services
       P.O. Box 6671

       Princeton, NJ 08541-6671

       Phone: (609) 771-7300 or (888) 225-5427 (toll-free in the U.S. and Canada)

       Email:apexams@info.collegeboard.org
       collegeboard.org/student/testing/ap/about.html

College Level Examination Program (CLEP) Credit Recommendations and Berklee Equivalencies

Berklee accepts CLEP exams as transfer credit; this credit counts towards the Liberal Arts requirement and credit cap.

Download the CLEP Chart for a list of the exams, the required minimum scores and semester hours to be granted transfer credit, and Berklee's equivalent courses.

An official grade report from the College Board must be sent to Berklee to receive CLEP credit. To have official CLEP results sent to Berklee, please call 800 257-9558. All Prospective and Entering students should send their CLEP exam results to the Admissions Office, 1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215; all Continuing and Returning Students should send their exam results to the Office of the Registrar,1140 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215.

NOTE: Foreign language CLEP tests are only accepted for subjects other than one of the student’s primary languages and/or primary languages of instruction.
 

The College Board's College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
 P.O. Box 6600
Princeton, NJ 08541-6600
Phone: (800) 257-9558
Fax: (609) 771-7088
Email: clep@info.collegboard.org
collegeboard.org/student/testing/clep/about.html

Boston Area CLEP Testing Centers

Bunker Hill Community College
250 New Rutherford Avenue
Boston, MA 02129
617-228-2440
bhcc.mass.edu/inside/208
Call for exam times

Suffolk University
Ballotti Learning Center
148 Cambridge Street
Boston, MA 02108
617-573-8235
suffolk.edu/ballotti
Call for exam times

UMASS Boston
Campus Center, Upper Level, Room 133
110 Morrissey Boulevard
Boston, MA 02125
617-287-5522
uac.umb.edu/testing/clep.php
Call for exam times

Information is subject to change, for further scheduling and pricing information, please contact the appropriate school.