The Exam

AP Statistics

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2022 Scores Released

Exam Overview

Exam questions assess the course concepts and skills outlined in the course framework. For more information, download the AP Statistics Course and Exam Description (CED).

Encourage your students to visit the AP Statistics student page for exam information.

Exam Date

Thu, May 4, 2023

12 PM Local

AP Statistics Exam

Exam Format

The AP Statistics Exam has consistent question types, weighting, and scoring guidelines every year, so you and your students know what to expect on exam day.

Section I: Multiple Choice

40 Questions | 1 Hour 30 Minutes | 50% of Exam Score

  • Individual questions or sets of questions based on a shared prompt

Section II: Free Response

6 Questions | 1 Hour 30 Minutes | 50% of Exam Score

Part A:

  • 1 multipart question with a primary focus on collecting data
  • 1 multipart question with a primary focus on exploring data
  • 1 multipart question with a primary focus on probability and sampling distributions
  • 1 question with a primary focus on inference
  • 1 question that combines 2 or more skill categories

Part B:

  • 1 investigative task that assesses multiple skill categories and content areas, focusing on the application of skills and content in new contexts or in non-routine ways

AP Calculator Policy

A four-function, scientific, or graphing calculator with statistical computation capability is expected on both sections of the exam.

Exam Questions and Scoring Information