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AP, IB, CLEP, & College Credit

Advanced Placement (AP)

Credit may be granted for AP exam scores of 3, 4, or 5. Credit awarded varies by the major a student decides to pursue. There is more information about AP credit and the AP exam on the College Board's website.

CLEP

Credit may be granted for CLEP passing percentile scores of 50 or better. There is more information about CLEP scores on the College Board's website.

College Credit

Credit may be granted to students who take a college course through an accredited 2- or 4-year college or university. This may be an option for students who have taken a college course through their high school to receive college credit or outside of their high school curriculum.

International Baccalaureate (IB)

Students pursuing an IB Diploma at their high school will be recognized with college credit if a grade of 4-7 is achieved on the IB exam.

Here is a comprehensive list of IB credit awarded by UNH to incoming students. If you have questions about your specific IB courses, please be sure to contact us!

IB Credit Transfer
IB Exam IB Score UNH Course Credit Amount
Anthropology 4 Social Science Elective 3
Art 4 AT 101 Introduction to Studio Art I (for all non-Graphic design majors) 3
Art 7 AT 211 Basic Design I (Graphic Design majors only) 3
Biology 5 BI 121 & BI 122 / General and Human Biology w/Lab I and II 8
Biology 5 BI 253 & BI 254 / Biology for Science Majors w/Lab I and II 8
Business & Management 4 Business Elective 3
Chemistry 4 CH 105 Intro to General and Organic Chemistry and CH 105L (lab) 4
Chemistry 5-6 CH 115 General Chemistry
(CH 115 only; CH 117 Lab is still required)
3
Chemistry 7 CH 115 & CH 116 / General Chemistry
(CH 115 & CH 116 only (CH 117 and 118 Lab are still required)
6
Computer Science (HL) 4 CS 226 Data Structures Using Collections 3
Computer Science (SL) 4 CS 110 Intro to Programming/C (For non-ECECS majors only) 3
Economics 4 EC 133 & EC 134 / Principles of Economics I & II, EC 200 Global Economics 9
English A1 4 E 105 Composition (or E202 if A1 coarse included non-English literature) 3
English A1 6 E 105 Composition & E 110 Composition and Literature (or E 202 and and E 110 if A1 course included non-English literature) 6
European History 4 HS 102 Western World in Modern Times 3
Film 5 CO 214 Elements of Film (for Communication majors) 3
Film 5 CO 340 History of Film (for non-Communication majors) 3
French 4 FR 101 & FR 102 / Elementary French I and II 6
French 5-6 FR 101 & FR 102 / Elementary French I and II and FR 201 / Intermediate French I 9
French 7 FR 101 & FR 102 / Elementary French I and II and FR 201 & FR 202 / Intermediate French I and II 12
German 4 GR 101 Elementary German I 3
German 5-6 GR 101 & GR 102 / Elementary German I and II 6
German 7 GR 101 & GR 102 / Elementary German I and II and GR 201 Intermediate German I 9
History of the Americas 4 HS 110 American History Since 1607 3
Islamic History 4 HS elective 3
Latin 4 2 Elementary Language Electives 6
Latin 5-7 3 Language Electives 9
Mathematics-SL 4 Placement into M 177 Calculus I 0
Mathematics-HL 5 M 117 Calculus I 4
Mathematics-HL 7 M 117 Cacluclus I
(and placement into M 118 if Topci 10 "Differential Equations" was included)
4
Music Theory 4 MU 150 Introduction to Music Theory I 3
Music Theory 7 MU 150 & MU 151 / Introduction to Music Theory I and II 6
Philosophy 4 PL 101 or Social Science Elective 3
Psychology 4 P 111 Introduction to Psychology 3
Physics 4 PH 100 Introductory to Physics w/Lab 4
Physics 5 PH 103 & PH 104 / General Physics I and II w/Labs 8
Social Anthropology 4 Social Science Elective 3
Spanish 4 SP 101 & SP 102 / Elementary Spanish I and II 6
Spanish 5-6 SP 101 & SP 102 / Elementary Spanish I and II and SP 201 / Intermediate Spanish 9
Spanish 7 SP 101 & SP 102 / Elementary Spanish I and II and SP 201-202 / Intermediat Spanish I and II 12
Theater 5 T 131 Introduction to Theater 3