Special Credit

SPECIAL CREDIT



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COLLEGE LEVEL EXAMINATION PROGRAM (CLEP) CREDIT

Students enrolled at the University of Utah who achieved scores of 50 or higher on approved CLEP exams may be awarded 3 semester hours per exam.

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Advanced Placement (AP) Credit

Students enrolled at the University of Utah who achieved scores of 5, 4, or 3 in an Advanced Placement (AP) examination in high school may be awarded up to eight semester hours of credit for year courses and three semester hours of credit for half-year courses.

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International Baccalaureate Credit

Students enrolled at the University of Utah who achieved scores of 7, 6, 5 on higher level International Baccalaureate (IB) examinations may be awarded up to eight semester hours of university credit in each higher level examination or 30 semester hours of credit for the completion of the International Baccalaureate Diploma.

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Language Proficiency Credit

Students who are fluent in a foreign language and have NEVER taken a lower-level class in that language are usually eligible to purchase 16 lower division credit hours.

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Challenge a Course for Credit

Students may challenge a University course by taking the final examination for the course with the approval of the department chair and director of admissions. Challenge exams are provided to students who, through life experience, have knowledge equivalent to university courses, and to students who attended a school with limited transferability.

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Credit for U.S. Military Training

Students who served at least 181 cumulative days of U.S. active duty military services and were honorably discharged or are currently on active duty are eligible to receive four lower-division hours of graduation credit for basic training.

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