Advanced Placement (AP) and College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Snead State Community College recognizes some types of non-traditional experiences and credit by examination, including Advanced Placement (AP) and College Level Examination Program (CLEP).  Please note, the policy of granting credit through AP and CLEP examinations may differ at Snead State Community College from policies at other colleges. The student is cautioned to check with other colleges to obtain additional information.

NOT MORE THAN 25 PERCENT OF TOTAL CREDIT REQUIRED FOR ANY PROGRAM MAY BE AWARDED THROUGH NON-TRADITIONAL MEANS.

Advanced Placement (AP): Advanced Placement credit may be awarded by Snead State Community College to an entering freshman who has obtained a score of 3 or higher on the College Board Advanced Placement Examination.  Official scores must be sent from the College Board to the Office of Student Services.

AP Credit / SSCC Equivalent Chart


College Level Examination Program (CLEP): Snead State Community College honors credit earned through CLEP examination provided appropriate scores are earned and adequate documentation is provided. A minimum score of 50 on the subject examination is required before specific course credit will be awarded. Credit awarded by any other accredited postsecondary college under the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) for a score of less than 50 will not be accepted by Snead State Community College.

CLEP Credit / SSCC Equivalent Chart