AP, IB and CLEP - you took the tests!

Now get the credit!

Utilize Your Accomplishments

Submit Your Scores 

 Meet with an Academic Counselor to integrate all of your scores into your education plan. Some tests can be applied to more than one GE area but can only be used once. An Academic Counselor can help you to understand all you options and what's best for your education plan.  

What is the minimum score needed on AP, IB or CLEP results to clear prerequisites and earn credit?

Inquiring minds what to know

  • Advanced placement (AP) test with scores of 3, 4, or 5 in English Language or English Literature
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) test: English High Level with scores of 5, 6 or 7

Advanced Placement (AP) tests with scores of 3, 4, or 5:

  • Calculus AB 
  • Calculus BC 
  • Statistics 

International Baccalaureate (IB) test with score of 5, 6 or 7:

  • Mathematics High Level

College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) tests with a score of at least 50:

  • Calculus
  • College Algebra
  • College Algebra-Trigonometry
  • Pre-Calculus or Trigonometry 

How your credit will be applied depends on your major, your GE pattern and your transfer institution.

See these score rubrics for complete information. Then make an appointment with an Academic Counselor to see what requirements your scores with satisfy and what courses your still need to take.    

Unofficial is fine to get started. Official transcripts and score reports are required for transcript annotation, 

degree and GE certification.      

All official documents, including transcripts and test scores, must be sent directly from the originating institution. Once we receive your documents, allow ten business (10) to process. 

Two (2) Ways to submit:

  1. Via email: evaluator@cabrillo.edu
  2. Via regular mail:

Cabrillo College, Admissions & Records

Welcome Center, SAC East

6500 Soquel Drive, Aptos CA 95003

attention: Evaluator

  • Make an appointment with an Academic Counselor to request to use the scores toward your degree Request an appointment via email: counselor@cabrillo.edu
  • Timing: after you submit your documents it takes ten (10) work days to process. Schedule your appointment allowing time for your documents to be processed and put into your file.