Higher Education

As you help AP students enter your institution, find the research, tools, and resources you need here.

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Faculty & Academic Affairs

Find the tools you need to set appropriate AP credit and placement policies.

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Learn how you can use AP in recruiting and enrolling students to your institution.

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Setting Credit and Placement Policies

Over 99% of colleges and universities have an AP credit and placement policy in place. We provide guidelines and tools to help you set policies that are appropriate for your institution.

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What AP Means

How AP Develops Courses and Exams

College faculty are involved in every aspect of AP, especially course and exam development and standards alignment.

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The AP Course Audit Process

The AP course audit process means that higher education institutions can be assured of the rigor of courses labeled AP.

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Share Your Expertise

Visiting Fellows Programs

Provide input on the AP course and exam design process as a visiting fellow or subject matter expert.

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Become an AP Reader

Join colleagues for what many educators describe as the best professional development ever.

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Attend an Event

College Board convenes an annual symposium of college faculty, as well as regional events.

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Additional Resources

Research and Reports

Find research tools to help you make informed policy decisions.

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AP Course Ledger

Search all authorized AP and Pre-AP courses offered at secondary schools worldwide. 

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College Board Search

Reach and recruit high school students with this comprehensive database.

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