SUNY Plattsburgh awards transfer credit for passing scores on nationally-recognized credit by examination programs. A maximum of 30 credits earned by examination will be awarded transfer credit. In order to award the credit, the admissions office must receive either an official score report or an official high school transcript that lists the examinations completed and scores earned. Credit by examination is placed in accordance with our transfer credit policy .
- Advanced Placement (AP)
- College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
- DANTES Standardized Subject Tests (DSST)
- International Baccalaureate (IB)
Earning credits through the College Board's Advanced Placement (AP) Program is very popular.
In general, SUNY Plattsburgh offers credits for exams with a score of "3" or better as certified by an official score report. For specific information on how such courses transfer to SUNY Plattsburgh, please visit the Transfer Credit Equivalencies page and select the menu for "Credit By Examination (AP, CLEP, IB)."
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Credits that are earned through the College Level Examination Program will be honored for transfer credit provided that the student earns a minimum score of "50" as certified by an official score report sent from The College Board. Specific credit is awarded as indicated in our Transfer Credit Equivalencies page (select the menu for "Credit By Examination (AP, CLEP, IB)").
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SUNY Plattsburgh welcomes credit earned through DANTES Subject Standardized Tests . To award credits, students must provide an official score report. Credit will be awarded as follows:
|Examination||Score Needed||Equivalency||Credits Earned|
|Art of the Western World||48||ART Elective||3|
|Business Law II||44||ACC 352||3|
|Business Mathematics||48||MAT Elective||3|
|Civil War & Reconstruction||47||HIS 314||3|
|Criminal Justice||49||SOC 150||3|
|Environment & Humanity||46||ENV Elective||3|
|Ethics in America||46||PHI 312||3|
|Foundations of Education||46||EDU Elective||3|
|Fundamentals of College Algebra||47||MAT 101||3|
|Fundamentals of Counseling||45||CLG Elective||3|
|Drug & Alcohol Abuse||49||PS Elective||3|
|General Anthropology||47||ANT Elective||3|
|Here's to Your Health||48||HED 310||3|
|Human Cultural Geography||48||GEG 121||3|
|Human Resource Management||46||BUS Elective||3|
|Intro to Business||46||BUS Elective||3|
|Intro to Computing||45||If Business Major: MGM 275||3|
|If Non-Business Major: CSC Elective & LIB 105||3|
|Intro to World Religions||48||PHI 301||3|
|Law Enforcement||45||CRI Elective||3|
|Lifespan Developmental Psychology||46||PSY 311||3|
|Management Info Systems||46||BUS Elective||3|
|Modern Middle East||47||HIS Elective||3|
|Money and Banking||48||BUS Elective||3|
|Organizational Behavior||48||BUS Elective||3|
|Personal Finance||46||BUS Elective||3|
|Physical Geology||46||If Geology Major: GEL Elective||3|
|If Non-Geology Major: GEL 101||3|
|Principles of Finance||46||BUS Elective||3|
|Principle of Financial Accounting||47||ACC 201||3|
|Principles of Physical Science||47||SCI Elective||3|
|Principles of Public Speaking||47||CMM 101||3|
|Principles of Supervision||46||BUS Elective||3|
|Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union||45||HIS 322||3|
|Technical Writing||48||ENG Elective||3|
|Western Europe Since 1945||45||HIS Elective||3|
SUNY Plattsburgh welcomes credit earned through the International Baccalaureate Program . To be considered, the Admissions Office will need an official score report.
For students who have earned an IB Diploma, SUNY Plattsburgh will award 30 credits of lower-division liberal arts courses. IB Certificate students are not guaranteed 30 credits, but will have their courses evaluated on the basis of scores earned on their HL Examinations.
While we do not award credit for Standard Level (SL) examinations, students who have earned a score of '4' or better on a modern foreign language A or B SL exam will be exempt from the foreign language requirement.
For specific information on how such courses transfer to SUNY Plattsburgh, please visit theTransfer Credit Equivalencies page and select the menu for "Credit By Examination (AP, CLEP, IB)."
The Admissions Office is located on the 10th floor of the Kehoe Building.
Phone: (518) 564-2040
Toll-free: (888) 673-0012
Fax: (518) 564-2045
101 Broad Street
Plattsburgh, NY 12901