Advanced Placement

The University of Michigan-Dearborn encourages high-achieving high school students to enroll in Advanced Placement (AP) courses and take the AP exams.  Scores of 3 or better typically earn college credit at UM-Dearborn.  UM-Dearborn is proud to participate in the Advanced Placement tradition.

In Fall 2014, incoming freshmen brought in 831 courses with AP credit.

UM-Dearborn also encourages students to take International Baccalaureate (IB) courses at schools offering IB courses. Scores of 3 or better typically earn college credit at UM-Dearborn.

Official AP and IB scores should be submitted directly to the
Office of Admissions and Orientation.


Helpful Advanced Placement Links:


Overview of the Process:

Students are notified of amount of credit via a Transfer Equivalency Worksheet (TEW) sent after admission upon receipt of scores.  Credit will appear on your UM-Dearborn transcript and is viewable in UM-Dearborn Connect:

  • Select <Enter Secure Area>
  • Enter USERID and PIN
  • Select <Student>
  • Select <Student Records>
  • Select <Academic Transcript>
  • Select <Undergraduate>
  • Select <Unofficial Web Transcript>

If credit does not appear on your transcript within the first semester of attendance, please provide a copy of your scores to the Office of Admissions and Orientation.

For additional questions about the University’s AP credit-granting practices, contact the Office of Admissions and Orientation at admissions@umd.umich.edu or 313-593-5100.  To request your scores be sent to UM-Dearborn, contact the College Board at 1-888-CALL4AP.

The awarding of college credits based on AP exam scores is subject to change at any time.

Advanced Placement Transfer Credit Table
Advanced Placement Tuition Cost Savings
International Baccalaureate Transfer Credit Table