Federal and State AP Exam Fee Assistance

Payment is due to College Board by June 15, 2023 (postmark deadline)—not at the time of ordering. Schools determine how and when to collect and track exam payment.

This page will be updated as states finalize their 2023 AP Exam fee assistance policies. See below.

2023 AP Fee Assistance Policies by State

The base AP Exam fees are as follows: 

  • $97 per exam at schools in the U.S., U.S. territories, Canada, and all DoDEA schools.
  • $127 per exam at schools outside the U.S., U.S. territories, and Canada, with the exception of DoDEA schools. (Fees may vary for exams at College Board-authorized test centers outside the U.S.) 
  • $145 per exam for AP Capstone™ (AP Seminar or AP Research)

The exam fee includes a $9 rebate per exam that schools can retain to offset exam administration costs.

College Board provides a $35 fee reduction per AP Exam for eligible students with financial need. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions. Schools are expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students, resulting in a cost of:

  • $53 per exam at schools in the U.S., U.S. territories, Canada, and all DoDEA schools 
  • $83 per exam at schools outside the U.S., U.S. territories, and Canada, with the exception of DoDEA schools (Fees may vary for exams at College Board-authorized test centers outside the U.S.)
  • $101 per exam for AP Capstone (AP Seminar or AP Research)
     

Many states use federal and state funding to further reduce the exam fee for students. College Board and states are working together to provide information about 2023 subsidies in advance of the November 15 final ordering deadline wherever possible, but in some cases, states won't be able to finalize their subsidies until later in the school year.

For more information on the federal funding options available for states and districts, visit Funding for Low-Income AP Students.

If Your State Requires Students to Be Enrolled in a Course

Some states require students taking an AP Exam to be enrolled in the corresponding course in order for those students to receive state funding for their exam. Students solely enrolled in an exam only section for a given AP subject won’t receive state funding in this case. For example, students taking AP courses at a virtual school must be enrolled in both the exam only section at the school where they’ll be taking the exam and in a class section for the corresponding course through their virtual school.

If Your State Eliminates Its Subsidy

If your state provided a subsidy for low-income students’ AP Exams in 2022, and the subsidy is eliminated after you’ve submitted your 2023 AP Exam order:

  • For students who choose to still take their exams: The amount that will be calculated on your invoice for these exams will reflect your state’s available funding as of the time the invoice is generated.
  • For students who choose not to take their exams: No exam payment will be owed. Students’ fee reduction status must be accurately indicated in AP Registration and Ordering in order for fees to be waived.

2022-23 Fee Assistance Policies by State

Alabama

Provided funds are available, the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) will reimburse public schools:

  • $53 per AP Exam for eligible low-income, public school students qualifying for the College Board fee reduction of $35 per exam. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.
    • Schools send payment of $53 per exam to College Board and then request reimbursement from the ALSDE.
  • $101 per AP Seminar and AP Research Exam for eligible low-income, public school students qualifying for the College Board fee reduction of $35 per exam.
    • Schools send payment of $101 per AP Seminar and AP Research Exam to College Board and then request reimbursement from the ALSDE.

       

Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. The final fee for all AP Exams, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for a fee-reduced student is $0 after reimbursement.

What Schools Must Do 

Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering.

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.&
    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET).

After the exams:

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $53 to College Board for each AP Exam ($101 per AP Seminar and AP Research Exam) per qualifying student.
  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.
  • To request reimbursement from the ALSDE, the school district's AP coordinator or designee must submit the following to ALSDE:
    • A signed copy of the 2023 AP/IB Request for Payment Form
    • A copy of the AP Exam Invoice: STATE Copy. The STATE copy of the AP Exam invoice will be available in AP Registration and Ordering for you to view, download and print after the late-testing administration ends.
    • The deadline for submission of these documents to the ALSDE is August 1, 2023.
  • Provided funds are available, ALSDE will reimburse school districts $53 per exam ($101 per AP Seminar and AP Research Exam) per fee-reduced student. Schools must have paid College Board and the district AP coordinator/designee must have submitted copies of the reimbursement forms and invoices and to the state in order to be reimbursed.
  • Reimbursements will be remitted to the central office of the school district.

For more information, contact Dr. Michal G. Robinson, AP/IB Program Manager, Alabama State Department of Education, Instructional Services Section, P.O. Box 302101, Montgomery, AL 36130-2101; phone: 334-694-4768.

 

 

Alaska

The state of Alaska will not provide funding for low-income students' 2023 AP Exams. For information for schools and districts on federal funding options available to provide funding for AP Exams, visit Funding for Low-Income AP Students.

College Board provides a fee reduction of $35 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students. Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53
  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Seminar and AP Research Exam: $101

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering.
    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.
    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.
  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET).

After the exams:

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.

Arkansas

The state of Arkansas will pay for AP Exams for public and homeschooled students who meet both of the following criteria: 1) complete an AP course taught by a teacher who meets Arkansas AP training requirements or is on an Additional Training Plan, and 2) take the corresponding AP Exam. For more information on the state rules, visit Arkansas Rules Governing Grading and Course Credit.

Fee-reduced students are students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $35 per exam. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions. For fee-reduced students in public and home schools, the state of Arkansas will pay: 

  • $53 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) 

  • $101 per AP Seminar and AP Research Exam 

Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for fee-reduced students is $0

Standard-fee students are students who do not qualify for the College Board fee reduction. For standard-fee students in public and home schools, the state of Arkansas will pay: 

  • $88 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) 

  • $136 per AP Seminar and AP Research Exam 

Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for standard-fee students is $0

The state will not pay any late or unused exam fees associated with AP Exams.  

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering.

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

Arkansas public, homeschooled, and virtual school students must be enrolled in and complete the AP course to receive the state funding for their AP Exams: 

  • Arkansas students will only receive the state subsidies for their AP Exams if they are enrolled in a class section in AP Registration and Ordering and complete the AP course with an appropriately trained teacher. 

  • Homeschooled students and students taking AP courses at a virtual provider such as Virtual Arkansas must be enrolled in AP Registration and Ordering in both the exam only section at the school where they'll be taking the exam and a class section for the corresponding course through their virtual provider. Virtual providers must ensure that their AP teachers enroll all their students in AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • Virtual and homeschooled students must also complete the course with an appropriately trained teacher to be eligible to receive the state subsidies for their exams. If a virtual or homeschooled student enrolled in a class section is no longer taking the AP course, you’ll need to drop the student from the class section. For more information on dropping or moving students from a class section, please refer to page 73 of the AP Coordinator's Manual, Part 1. 

  • Any public, homeschooled, or virtual school students who are not enrolled in a class section in AP Registration and Ordering will not have the Arkansas state subsidies applied for their exams. This means that the physical school where any unenrolled students take their exams will be charged rather than the state. 

  • For more information on enrolling virtual or homeschooled students, visit Homeschooled, Independent Study, and Virtual School Students and Students from Other Schools or see the AP Coordinator's Manual, Part 1. 

After the exams:

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • College Board will bill the state directly for its share of the qualifying students' AP Exam fees in each category. 

  • Send payment to College Board for any AP Exams taken by students who were not enrolled in or did not complete the corresponding AP course or any additional fees due.

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for any payment owed to College Board. 

  • You must provide a copy of your school's invoice to the Arkansas Department of Education by June 15, 2023. 

    • Send a copy of your school's invoice to Krystal Nail, Program Director, Arkansas Department of Education by email to [email protected] or mail to Krystal Nail, Program Director, Arkansas Department of Education, Four Capitol Mall, Slot 28, Little Rock, AR 72201. 

    • Even if your invoice shows a zero balance, you must submit a copy of your invoice to the Arkansas Department of Education to have your state funding properly credited. 

    For more information, contact Krystal Nail, Program Director, Arkansas Department of Education, Division of Elementary and Secondary Education, Learning Services, Office of Gifted & Talented and Advanced Placement, Four Capitol Mall, Slot 28, Little Rock, AR 72201; phone: 501-682-4224; email: [email protected] 

Arizona

For public school students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $35 per exam, the state of Arizona will pay: 

  • $53 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams)
  • $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam

Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for a public school, fee-reduced student is $0. 

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering.
    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.
    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.
  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET).

After the exams:

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • College Board will bill the Arizona Department of Education directly for $53 per AP Exam ($101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam) per fee-reduced public school student.
  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for any payment due to College Board.
  • AP coordinators do not need to submit a copy of their invoice to the Arizona Department of Education.

For more information, contact Peter Laing, Policy Advisor & Strategic Projects, Arizona Department of Education, phone: 602-364-3842.

California

Updates to State Funding to Increase Access to AP 

A-G Completion Improvement Grant Program 

The A-G Completion Improvement Grant Program was included in the 2022 state budget, and provides funding to public schools to expand access to qualifying A-G courses for college admissions. All AP and Pre-AP courses are approved A-G courses, so this funding may be used for: 

  • AP Exam fees for low-income students 
  • Professional learning for your AP educators, like this new workshop: Achieving Equity in AP 
  • Expanding your AP course offerings, like adding AP Seminar, which is accepted as an English credit in your state 
  • Expanding or starting the Pre-AP program to give more students the opportunity to develop skills needed for AP and college-level coursework 

Initial allocations were provided in February 2022; district plans for usage of grant funds were to be submitted to the local school board by April 1, 2022. 

The second allocation of these funds occurred on July 1, 2022, as outlined by the California Department of Education. These funds are available for expenditure through the 2025-26 fiscal year. 

College Board AP Exam Fee Reductions 

College Board provides a fee reduction of $35 per AP Exam, including for AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students. Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. For eligibility criteria, visit  AP Exam Fee Reductions.

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53 
  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Seminar and AP Research Exam: $101 

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in  AP Registration and Ordering.
    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.
    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 
  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 
  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board. 

 

Connecticut

For public school students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $35 per exam, the state of Connecticut will pay: 

  • $53 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) 

  • $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam 

Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for a qualifying student is $0. 

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in  AP Registration and Ordering.

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.  

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • Districts implementing the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) should not report all students as being from low-income families. All schools should use district data for free or reduced-price meal eligibility in PSIS to determine if a student should be indicated as “low-income” on the AP invoice. Remember, student information in PSIS is about eligibility for free or reduced lunch and not participation. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • College Board will bill the state directly for $53 per AP Exam ($101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam) per fee-reduced student. 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for any payment due to College Board. 

  • Please do not send a copy of your invoice to the Connecticut State Department of Education. 

For assistance with AP Registration and Ordering or your AP invoice, please contact  AP Services for Educators. 

For specific questions about the state funding available, please contact Michelle Rosado, Education Consultant, Connecticut State Department of Education, phone: 860-713-6748. 

Colorado

The Colorado Department of Education provides funding to districts for 2023 AP Exams taken by eligible low-income students in Colorado via a grant program. The Accelerated College Opportunity Exam Fee Grant Program is intended to increase the number of eligible students who take AP Exams and receive scores for which college academic credit is awarded by providing funds to high schools to pay all or a portion of AP Exam fees on behalf of eligible students. 

For more information on the grant program and instructions on how to apply, please visit the Colorado Department of Education website. 

College Board provides a fee reduction of $35 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students. Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53 

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Seminar and AP Research Exam: $101 

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering. 

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.  

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • Send $53 to College Board for each AP Exam ($101 per AP Seminar and AP Research Exam) taken by fee-reduced students. 

June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board. 

Delaware

Delaware 

For public and non-public school students qualifying for the College Board fee reduction of $35 per exam, the state of Delaware will pay: 

  • $40 per AP Exam, except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams 

  • $88 per AP Seminar and AP Research Exam 

Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. College Board will bill Delaware schools $13 for each AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, taken by fee-reduced students. Districts are responsible for providing $8 per AP Exam to schools so that the exam fee amount collected from each fee-reduced student is $5. 

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering. 

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.  

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 
  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET). 

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • College Board will bill the state directly for $40 per AP Exam ($88 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam) per fee-reduced student. 

  • Send $13 to College Board for each AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, taken by fee-reduced students. 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board. 

  • AP coordinators must submit a copy of their invoice to the Delaware Department of Education. Email a copy of your school's invoice to Leigh Weldin by June 15, 2023. 

For more information, contact Leigh Weldin, College Success Program Administrator, Delaware Higher Education Office, Delaware Department of Education, 401 Federal Street, Suite 2, Dover, DE 19901; phone: 302-735-4193. 

 

District of Columbia

For public/charter school students qualifying for the College Board fee reduction of $35 per exam, the District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) will pay

  • $53 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams)
  • $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam

Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for a qualifying student is $0.

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering.
    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.
    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET).

After the exams:

DC Public Schools

  • College Board will bill as follows:
    • College Board will bill OSSE directly for $53 per AP Exam ($101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam) per fee-reduced student.
    • College Board will bill the DC Public Schools district office for all standard-fee exams and additional fees incurred, such as unused/canceled exam fees, late order fees, late-testing fees, etc.
  • Schools should not send any payment to College Board, as all fees will be paid for by the district office. 

  • Schools are no longer provided with a school-specific invoice. The district will be billed directly for the school's bill. 

Charter and Private Schools

  • For charter schools and private schools, your school’s invoice will be automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • For charter schools only:
    • College Board will bill OSSE directly for $53 per AP Exam ($101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam) per fee-reduced student.
    • Charter schools should send payment to College Board for standard-fee AP Exams and any additional fees incurred by the postmark deadline of June 15, 2023.
  • For private schools only:
    • Private schools in the District of Columbia must submit payment to College Board for all AP Exam fees by the postmark deadline of June 15, 2023.

For questions related to AP Exam funding for DC Public Schools, contact Rohan Dharan, Manager, Secondary Advanced and Enriched Instruction, District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS).

For questions regarding the AP Exam funding OSSE provides, contact Marquita Hardy, Program Manager, College and Career Readiness, DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE).

Florida

College Board provides a fee reduction of $35 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students in Florida. Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions. 

  • Final AP Exam fee to be paid to College Board for fee-reduced students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53* 

  • Final AP Exam fee to be paid to College Board for fee-reduced students for each AP Seminar Exam and each AP Research Exam: $101* 

*The State of Florida provides state funds to school districts to cover the cost of all public school students' AP Exam fees through the Florida Education Finance Program (Section 1011.62(1), paragraphs (a) and (n), Florida Statutes). Public school AP students are exempt from the payment of any fees for the administration of AP Exams (Section 1007.27(6), Florida Statutes). Each public school pays College Board for AP Exam fees using these funds. Questions regarding Florida state funding for AP should be directed to your school district's finance officer or AP contact person. 

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering.

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.  

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board. 

Georgia

The state of Georgia will provide funding for the AP Exams for two categories of public school students: fee-reduced students and standard-fee students. 

Fee-reduced students are students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $35 per exam. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions. Schools/districts receiving Community Eligibility Program (CEP) funds cannot use this designation as a determining factor for low-income students. Instead, each individual student's eligibility will have to be determined using the criteria outlined on the AP Exam Fee Reductions page.

For fee-reduced students in public schools, the state of Georgia will pay $53 for one AP Exam in any subject (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams). Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. 

  • Final fee for qualifying low-income students for one AP Exam in any subject (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $0

Standard-fee students are students who do not qualify for the College Board fee reduction. For standard-fee students in public schools, the state of Georgia will pay $88 per AP Exam for one AP STEM Exam. The AP Exams included are the following: 

  • AP Biology 

  • AP Calculus AB 

  • AP Calculus BC 

  • AP Chemistry 

  • AP Computer Science A 

  • AP Computer Science Principles 

  • AP Environmental Science 

  • AP Physics 1: Algebra-Based 

  • AP Physics 2: Algebra-Based 

  • AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism 

  • AP Physics C: Mechanics 

  • AP Statistics 

Final fee for one AP STEM Exam for standard-fee students: $0 (or $9 if a school does not forgo their $9 rebate). 

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering.

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.  

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

    • Once a student’s fee reduction status is marked as reduced fee or left as standard in AP Registration and Ordering, the Georgia state subsidies will automatically be calculated and applied for any eligible exams. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

After the exams:

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for any payment due to College Board. 

  • College Board will bill the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) directly for its share of the qualifying students' AP Exam fees. 

  • AP coordinators do not need to submit a copy of your school’s invoice to the GaDOE. 

For more information, contact Mary Jean Banter in the College Readiness and Talent Development division at the Georgia Department of Education. 

Hawaii

For public school students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $35 per exam, the state of Hawaii will pay $45 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams. Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students.

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $8
  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Seminar and AP Research Exam: $56

The state of Hawaii will not provide funding for 2023 AP Exam fees for low-income students in charter schools or non-public schools.

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering.
    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.
    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.
  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET).

After the exams:

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $8 to College Board for each AP Exam ($56 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam) taken by fee-reduced students.
  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.
  • College Board will bill the Hawaii State Department of Education directly for $45 per AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per fee-reduced student.
  • AP coordinators must submit a copy of their invoice to the Hawaii State Department of Education. Email a PDF copy of your school’s invoice to Anna Viggiano by June 15, 2023.

For more information, contact Dr. Anna Viggiano, Educational Specialist for the Advanced Placement Program, Hawaii State Department of Education, 475 22nd Ave., Room 212, Honolulu, HI 96816; phone: 808-305-9771.

Idaho

The state of Idaho will reimburse school districts for 2023 AP Exams via the state’s Advanced Opportunities program. Idaho students can utilize Advanced Opportunities to pay for a variety of college-credit bearing or professional technical exams, including AP Exams. For more information, visit the Idaho State Department of Education’s Advanced Opportunities website.

For information for schools and districts on federal funding options available to provide funding for AP Exams, visit Funding for Low-Income AP Students.

College Board provides a fee reduction of $35 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students. Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53 

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Seminar Exam and each AP Research Exam: $101 

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps. 

AP Exam Ordering Deadlines 

  • AP Exam orders must be submitted in AP Registration and Ordering by these deadlines: 

    • October 4, 2022: Preferred ordering deadline 

    • November 15, 2022, 11:59 p.m. ET: Final ordering deadline. Exams ordered after this date will incur an additional $40 per exam late order fee, with some exceptions (late order fees are not covered by Idaho’s Advanced Opportunity funding). 

    • March 15, 2023, 11:59 p.m. ET: Spring course orders and fall order changes deadline (fees may apply to changes made to fall orders). 

    • For more information about AP Exam ordering and fees, go to Ordering Exam Materials.

Indicate Student Fee Reduction Status 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.  

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

Submit Advanced Opportunities Requests 

  • Submit exam requests to the Idaho State Department of Education. Approve/enter exam requests in the Advanced Opportunities portal for any students who will be using Advanced Opportunities dollars to pay for the exam fee. 

  • For full-year courses, it’s preferred that requests be made in the spring semester (January/February access window). For semester-long courses, it’s preferred that the request for reimbursement be made in the semester in which the student plans to take the course. Schools will not receive invoices from College Board until the end of May 2023, which is around the same timeframe for spring reimbursements from Advanced Opportunities. 

  • For fee-reduced students, make sure to enter and edit the request amount for the reduced amount of $53 per AP Exam or $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam. For standard-fee students, enter the request for the full exam fee of $97 per AP Exam or $145 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam. 

Submit Payment to College Board 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board. 

For further information, please contact Brock Astle, Advanced Opportunities Coordinator, Idaho State Department of Education; phone: (208) 332-6944. 

Illinois

The 2023 AP Exam fee assistance instructions for Illinois have not yet been finalized. Please check back for updates. 

Indiana

The state of Indiana covers the cost of AP English, STEM, and Capstone Exams for all students enrolled in grades 9 through 12 at accredited public and non-public schools, and the cost of all other AP Exams for fee-reduced students. 

For English, STEM, and Capstone AP Exams (see list below) taken by 9th–12th grade Indiana students in accredited public and non-public schools, the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) will pay: 

  • Standard-fee students who do not qualify for the College Board fee reduction

    • $88 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) 

    • $136 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam 

  • Fee-reduced students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $35 per exam (visit  AP Exam Fee Reductions for eligibility criteria): 

    • $53 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams)

    • $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam 

The final fee for any English, STEM, and Capstone AP Exam for all students is $0*

*Note: College Board’s standard fee for each 2023 AP Exam is $97 per exam ($145 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam). The exam fee includes a $9 rebate per exam that schools can retain to offset exam administration costs. Schools are expected to forgo their $9 rebate for fee-reduced students. It remains a school-level decision whether to keep or forgo the $9 per exam school rebate from standard-fee students. If an Indiana school chooses not to forgo the rebate from standard-fee students, they may collect $9 per exam for English, STEM, and Capstone AP Exams taken by standard-fee students. 

IDOE will also pay for all other AP Exams taken by fee-reduced students when funding allows. Schools are expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. The final fee for fee-reduced students for any AP Exam is $0. 

The English, STEM, and Capstone AP Exams are as follows: 

  • AP Biology 
  • AP Calculus AB 
  • AP Calculus BC 
  • AP Chemistry 
  • AP Computer Science A 
  • AP Computer Science Principles 
  • AP English Language and Composition 
  • AP English Literature and Composition 
  • AP Environmental Science 
  • AP Physics 1: Algebra-Based 
  • AP Physics 2: Algebra-Based 
  • AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism 
  • AP Physics C: Mechanics 
  • AP Statistics 
  • AP Research 
  • AP Seminar 

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

Indicate Student Fee Reduction Status 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering. 

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.  

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

    • Once a student's fee reduction status is checked as either reduced or left as standard, the Indiana state subsidies will automatically be calculated and applied for qualifying exams. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

Specific Instructions for Virtual School Students 

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • College Board will deduct the following amounts from your invoice and bill IDOE directly for its share of the qualifying students' AP Exam fees as follows: 

    • $53 per AP Exam, except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for fee-reduced students 

    • $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam for fee-reduced students 

    • $88 per exam for AP English and STEM Exams taken by standard-fee students 

    • $136 per exam for AP Seminar and AP Research Exams taken by standard-fee students 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for any payment due to College Board. 

  • AP coordinators do not need to send a copy of their invoice to IDOE. 

For more information, contact the Student Pathways team at [email protected], phone: 317-232-9166. 

Iowa

In Iowa, fiscal decisions including funding for AP Exams using ESSA's Title IV, Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants will be determined at the local level. For information for schools and districts on federal funding options available to provide funding for AP Exams, visit Funding for Low-Income AP Students. 

College Board provides a fee reduction of $35 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students. Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions. 

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53 

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Seminar and AP Research Exam: $101 

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering. 

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.  

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board. 

Kansas

The state of Kansas does not provide direct funding for students' AP Exams. Districts may choose to use Title IV-A funds to enable qualifying students to take AP, but that is a local decision. Parents and students are encouraged to contact their school counselor or the district office to see if funds are set aside for this purpose. For information for schools and districts on federal funding options available to provide funding for AP Exams, visit Funding for Low-Income AP Students. 

College Board provides a fee reduction of $35 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students. Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53 

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Seminar Exam and each AP Research Exam: $101 

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in  AP Registration and Ordering. 

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.  

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board. 

Kentucky

In an effort to provide equitable opportunities and access for all public school students living in Kentucky, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) will provide funding for Advanced Placement (AP) Exams for public school students. 

State Funding for Fee-Reduced Students 

Fee-reduced students are students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $35 per exam. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions. Schools/districts receiving Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) or Title 1 funds must still determine each individual student's eligibility using the criteria outlined on the AP Exam Fee Reductions page. All students in Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) and Title 1 schools and districts are not automatically eligible for AP Exam fee reductions. 

For fee-reduced students in public schools, the state of Kentucky will pay: 

  • $53 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) 

  • $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam 

Schools are expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. The final fee charged by College Board for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for fee-reduced students is $0. 

State Funding for Standard-Fee Students 

Standard-fee students are students who do not qualify for the College Board fee reduction. For standard-fee students in public schools, the state of Kentucky will pay: 

  • $78 per AP Exam, excluding AP Computer Science Principles (CSP) and AP Computer Science A (CSA) Exams, taken by standard-fee students. 

  • $126 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per standard-fee student. 

The final fee charged by College Board for any AP Exam (excluding AP CSP and AP CSA Exams) for standard-fee students is $10 per exam. 

Note: It remains a school-level decision whether to keep or forgo the $9 per exam school rebate. If a school chooses not to forgo the rebate, they may collect $19 per exam from standard-fee students. 

State Funding for AP Computer Science Principles (CSP) and AP Computer Science A (CSA) Exams 

KDE’s Computer Science and Information Technology (CS/IT) Academy will also pay in full for all AP Computer Science Principles (CSP) and AP Computer Science A (CSA) Exams for public school students in the state. Therefore, for public school students, the state of Kentucky will pay: 

  • $88 per AP Computer Science Principles (CSP) and AP Computer Science A (CSA) Exam taken by standard-fee students. 

  • $53 per AP Computer Science Principles (CSP) and AP Computer Science A (CSA) Exam taken by fee-reduced students. 

The final fee charged by College Board for an AP CSP or AP CSA Exam for any public school student in Kentucky is $0. 

Note: Schools are expected to forgo their $9 rebate for fee-reduced students. It remains a school-level decision whether to keep or forgo the $9 per exam school rebate for standard-fee students. 

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering. 

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.  

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice will be automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • College Board will collect AP Exam fees from public schools in Kentucky as follows: 

    • Fee-Reduced (Low-Income) Students: 

      • $0 per AP Exam, including AP CSP and AP CSA Exams, per fee-reduced student 

      • $0 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per fee-reduced student 

    • Standard-Fee Students: 

      • $10 per AP Exam, excluding AP CSP and AP CSA Exams, taken by standard-fee students 

      • $10 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per standard-fee student 

    • AP Computer Science Principles (CSP) Exams and AP Computer Science A (CSA) Exams 

      • $0 per AP CSP Exam and AP CSA Exam per fee-reduced student 

      • $0 per AP CSP Exam and AP CSA Exam taken by standard-fee students 

    • Schools are responsible for any ancillary fees incurred, such as late order fees, unused/canceled exam fees, late-testing fees, etc. Kentucky’s state funding does not cover these fees. 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board. 

  • College Board will bill KDE directly for its share of the qualifying students' AP Exam fees. 

  • AP coordinators do not need to submit a copy of their invoice to the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE). 

  • In the event KDE should ever need to verify the validity of a school's request for fee reductions, all schools receiving AP Exam fee funding from KDE must keep a list of students receiving the fee reductions, including which exams students have taken, on file at their school. 

For more information, contact Dr. Damien Sweeney, director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging, and Heather Bushelman, program coordinator for Comprehensive School Counseling, Kentucky Department of Education. 

Louisiana

The state of Louisiana will not provide funding for low-income students' 2023 AP Exams. For information for schools and districts on federal funding options available to provide funding for AP Exams, visit Funding for Low-Income AP Students. 

College Board provides a fee reduction of $35 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students. Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions. 

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53 

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Seminar and AP Research Exam: $101 

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering. 

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster. 

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board. 

Maine

The state of Maine will not provide funding for low-income students' 2023 AP Exams. For information for schools and districts on federal funding options available to provide funding for AP Exams, visit Funding for Low-Income AP Students.

College Board provides a fee reduction of $35 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students. Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53 

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Seminar and AP Research Exam: $101 

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.  

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board. 

Maryland

Funding to Increase Access to AP 

Grants to Local School Systems for Advanced Placement 

Maryland’s ESSER II State Set-Aside Funding Plan included $2,069,550 for expanding access to AP programs for low-income students. The program is available to all 24 public school systems in Maryland and this funding is available until September 30, 2023. Funding allocations are based on the census poverty and high school enrollment data for each jurisdiction. Please check with your LEA for potential support options that may be available for how your district/school can provide AP Exam subsidies to low-income students. 

College Board’s AP Exam Fee Reduction 

College Board provides a fee reduction of $35 per AP Exam, including for AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students. Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions. 

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53 

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Seminar Exam and each AP Research Exam: $101 

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering. 

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.  

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board. 

Massachusetts

For all public school students* who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $35 per exam, the state of Massachusetts will pay College Board directly:

  • $38 per AP Exam, except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams
  • $86 per AP Seminar and AP Research Exam

Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. The final fee for fee-reduced students for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) will be $15 per exam.

*(Note: The MA state subsidies do not apply to low-income students participating in virtual STEM AP courses through the STEM AP Access Expansion Opportunity (SAPAO) grant, as the exam fees are already fully covered through that grant.)

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering.
    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster. 
    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.
  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET).

After the exams:

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.
  • College Board will bill the state directly for $38 per each AP Exam, or $86 per each AP Seminar Exam and each AP Research Exam, qualifying for the Massachusetts state subsidy.
  • To assist the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (MA DESE) with billing, the MA state subsidies will be categorized as follows on your invoice (as applicable):
    • MA subsidy for fee-reduced students (STEM)
    • MA subsidy for fee-reduced students (ELA)
    • MA subsidy for fee-reduced students (other subjects)
    • MA subsidy for fee-reduced students (Capstone)
  • AP coordinators must submit a copy of their invoice to MA DESE by June 15, 2023, by emailing it to Meto Raha with “AP Fee Subsidy 2022-2023” in the subject line.

For more information, visit the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education website, or contact Meto Raha, Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, phone: 781-338-3548.

Michigan

For public and non-public school students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $35 per exam, the state of Michigan will pay: 

  • $48 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) 

  • $96 per AP Seminar and AP Research Exam 

Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for a fee-reduced student is $5

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering. 

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.  

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • College Board will bill the state directly for $48 per AP Exam ($96 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam) per fee-reduced student. 

  • Send $5 to the AP Program for each AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, taken by fee-reduced students. 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board. 

  • AP coordinators must submit a copy of their invoice to the Michigan Department of Education. Email a PDF copy of your school's invoice to Jeff McNeal by June 15, 2023

More information can be found on the Michigan Department of Education AP website or by contacting Jeff McNeal, Michigan Department of Education, 608 West Allegan Street, P.O. Box 30008, Lansing, MI 48909; phone: 517-241-6958. 

 

Minnesota

The Minnesota Department of Education will pay College Board directly to reduce students’ costs for AP Exams for two categories of public and non-public school students: fee-reduced students and standard-fee students. 

Fee-reduced students are students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $35 per exam. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions. For fee-reduced students, the state of Minnesota will pay College Board directly: 

  • $53 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) 

  • $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam   

Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar Exams and AP Research Exams) for fee-reduced students is $0

Standard-fee students are students who do not qualify for the College Board fee reduction. For standard-fee students in public and non-public schools, the state of Minnesota will pay College Board directly: 

  • $35 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) 

  • $48 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam 

Final AP Exam fee for standard-fee students: 

  • $53 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) (or $62 if a school does not forgo their $9 rebate) 

  • $88 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam (or $97 if a school does not forgo their $9 rebate) 

  • Note: It remains a school-level decision whether to keep or forgo the $9 per exam school rebate. For 2023 AP Exams taken by standard-fee students in Minnesota, the final fee charged by College Board on your school’s invoice will be $53 per exam, or $88 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam. 

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering. 

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.  

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

  • AP coordinators still must complete and submit the AP Program Application for Reimbursement 2022-23 to the Minnesota Department of Education by April 30, 2023. Please email a scanned version of the application to Jacqui McKenzie. If you prefer, you may also mail the completed application to Jacqui McKenzie, Minnesota Department of Education, 400 NE Stinson Blvd., Minneapolis, MN 55413. 

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • No payment is due to College Board for AP Exams taken by fee-reduced students. 

  • Send $53 to College Board for each AP Exam ($88 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam) taken by standard-fee students. 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for any payment due to College Board. 

  • The state of Minnesota will pay College Board directly, based on the number of Standard-Fee Exams and Fee-Reduced Exams actually administered, as determined by each school and indicated by the applicable school’s AP coordinator in the AP Registration and Ordering system. 

  • To receive the exam subsidy, AP coordinators must submit their AP Exam Invoice: State Copy to the Minnesota Department of Education. Email a PDF copy of your school’s invoice by June 15, 2023, to Jacqui McKenzie or mail to: Jacqui McKenzie, Minnesota Department of Education, 400 NE Stinson Blvd., Minneapolis, MN 55413. 

For more information about AP Exam funding in Minnesota, visit the Minnesota Department of Education website or contact Jacqui McKenzie, Minnesota Department of Education, phone: 651-582-8852. 

Mississippi

The state of Mississippi will not directly provide state funding for low-income students' 2023 AP Exams. However, please note that in accordance with Mississippi House Bill 1643 (2019), state funding is available for courses, curriculum and training, and exam costs including Advanced Placement, dual credit, International Baccalaureate, Cambridge, diploma endorsements (career and technical, academic, and distinguished academic), and WorkKeys. School districts and charter schools are eligible to receive grant funds. More information is available on the Mississippi Department of Education website.

For information for schools and districts on federal funding options available to provide funding for AP Exams, visit Funding for Low-Income AP Students.

College Board provides a fee reduction of $35 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students. Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53
  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Seminar Exam and each AP Research Exam: $101

What Schools Must Do

Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering.
    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.
    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.
  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET).

After the exams:

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.

June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.

Missouri

The state of Missouri will not provide funding for low-income students' 2023 AP Exams. For information for schools and districts on federal funding options available to provide funding for AP Exams, visit Funding for Low-Income AP Students. 

College Board provides a fee reduction of $35 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students. Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions. 

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53 

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Seminar and AP Research Exam: $101 

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering. 

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.  

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board. 

 

Montana

The state of Montana will not provide funding for low-income students' 2023 AP Exams. For information for schools and districts on federal funding options available to provide funding for AP Exams, visit Funding for Low-Income AP Students. 

College Board provides a fee reduction of $35 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students. Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions. 

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53 

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Seminar and AP Research Exam: $101 

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering. 

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.  

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board. 

 

Nebraska

The state of Nebraska will not provide funding for low-income students' 2023 AP Exams. For information for schools and districts on federal funding options available to provide funding for AP Exams, visit Funding for Low-Income AP Students. 

College Board provides a fee reduction of $35 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students. Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions. 

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53 

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Seminar and AP Research Exam: $101 

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering. 

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.  

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board. 

Nevada

The state of Nevada does not provide direct funding for students' AP Exams. However, please note that the Nevada Department of Education did offer a competitive grant application process for Nevada local education agencies (LEAs) to request funds to expand access to College and Career Readiness enrichment opportunities and rigorous coursework, including AP Exam fees. For more information on this grant opportunity, review the Nevada Department of Education’s Notice of Funding Opportunity and check with your local school district to see if funds are set aside for this purpose. 

For information for schools and districts on federal funding options available to provide funding for AP Exams, visit Funding for Low-Income AP Students. 

College Board provides a fee reduction of $35 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students. Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions. 

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53 

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Seminar and AP Research Exam: $101 

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering. 

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.  

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed.

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board. 

New Hampshire

For public and non-public school students qualifying for the College Board fee reduction of $35 per exam, the state of New Hampshire will pay: 

  • $53 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) 

  • $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam 

Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for a qualifying student is $0

What Schools Must Do 

Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.  

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • College Board will bill the New Hampshire Department of Education directly for $53 per AP Exam ($101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam) per fee-reduced student. 

  • No payment is due to College Board for AP Exams taken by fee-reduced students in New Hampshire. 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for any payment due to College Board for standard-fee students’ AP Exam fees and any additional fees incurred, such as late order fees, unused/canceled exam fees, late-testing fees, etc. 

  • AP coordinators do not need to send a copy of their invoice to the New Hampshire Department of Education. 

For more information, contact Nate Greene, Bureau Administrator, New Hampshire Department of Education. 

New Jersey

The 2023 AP Exam fee assistance instructions for New Jersey have not yet been finalized. Please check back for updates. 

New Mexico

For public school students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $35 per exam, the state of New Mexico will pay: 

  • $50 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) 

  • $98 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam 

Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. A qualifying public school student's final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) is $3

What Schools Must Do 

Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps: 

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering

    • For each student eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.  

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

  • Report to Region IX Education Cooperative (REC-9) the projected number of AP Exams to be taken by all students and the number of those students covered by the test fee reduction program. Schools must report these numbers, regardless of whether there is a change from year to year. Schools that fail to report these figures will be held financially responsible for paying the AP Exam fees for their students. Please provide REC-9 these estimates by November 15, 2022 (following the initial order) and by March 15, 2023 (if there are any changes to your order) by completing the AP Fee Waivers Reporting Form

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board. 

  • College Board will bill the state directly for $50 per AP Exam ($98 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam) per fee-reduced public school student. 

  • AP coordinators must submit a copy of their invoice to the Region IX Education Cooperative. Email a PDF copy of your school's invoice to [email protected] by June 15, 2023

For more information, visit apnewmexico.org or contact Amy Duncan at Region IX Education Cooperative. 

New York

The 2023 AP Exam fee assistance instructions for New York have not yet been finalized. Please check back for updates. 

North Carolina

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NC DPI) will fund AP Exams for two categories of public school students enrolled in an AP course who then take the corresponding AP Exam: fee-reduced students and standard-fee students. Please note that NC DPI will not pay for AP Exams taken by private school students, homeschooled students, or students who were not enrolled in the AP course. 

Fee-reduced students are students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $35 per exam. For public school, fee-reduced students enrolled in the corresponding AP course, NC DPI will pay: 

  • $53 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) 

  • $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam 

The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for qualifying fee-reduced students is $0

Standard-fee students are students who do not qualify for the College Board fee reduction. For public school, standard-fee students enrolled in the corresponding AP course, NC DPI will pay: 

  • $97 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) 

  • $145 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam 

The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for qualifying standard-fee students is $0. 

North Carolina Rebate
The fee for each AP Exam is $97, or $145 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam, with the school normally retaining $9 of that fee as a rebate to help with administrative costs associated with the AP Exam administration. 

Given that NC DPI pays for all AP Exam fees, public schools in North Carolina no longer collect this $9 fee from students. Therefore, NC DPI has agreed to provide the $9 rebate per exam to schools for standard-fee students. In September 2023, your school will receive a rebate check from College Board equal to the number of your standard-fee used exams multiplied by $9 per exam. For example, if you have 100 standard-fee used exams, your school will receive a rebate check in September 2023 for $900. Please note that the North Carolina rebate is separate from the Rebates for Schools with Large AP Programs.

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering.

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.  

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • Once a student's fee reduction status is marked as reduced fee or left as standard in AP Registration and Ordering, the North Carolina state subsidies will automatically be calculated and applied for all exams taken by public school students who are enrolled in the corresponding AP course. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

Ensure Eligible Students are Enrolled in Class Sections in AP Registration and Ordering

  • North Carolina public school students are only eligible to receive the state subsidies for their AP Exams if they were enrolled in a class section in AP Registration and Ordering.

  • Virtual schools must ensure that their AP teachers enroll all their students in AP Registration and Ordering. Students taking AP courses at a virtual school such as NCVirtual must be enrolled in both the exam only section at the school where they'll be taking the exam and a class section for the corresponding course through their virtual school. 

  • Any students who are not enrolled in a class section for the corresponding course by the virtual school will not receive the North Carolina state subsidies for their exams. This means that the physical school where any unenrolled virtual school students take their exams will be charged rather than the state. 

  • For more information on enrolling students taking AP in virtual schools, visit Homeschooled, Independent Study, and Virtual School Students and Students from Other Schools, or see the AP Coordinator's Manual, Part 1.

  • Self-study students, homeschooled students, IB students, and any private school students testing at a public school should be solely enrolled in an exam only section for a given AP subject so that the state subsidies are not applied. 

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • College Board will bill NC DPI directly for its share of the qualifying students' AP Exam fees. 

  • Send payment to College Board for any ancillary fees incurred, as well as for exams for any students who are not eligible for the state subsidies. 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for any payment owed to College Board. 

  • It is not necessary to send a copy of your school's invoice to NC DPI. 

For more information, contact Bard Keeler, Senior Director, State and District Partnerships, email: [email protected]; phone/text: 239-450-4661; or Beth Cross, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, Mail Service Center 6307, Raleigh, NC 27699-6307; email: [email protected]; phone: 984.236.2739. 

North Dakota

College Board’s standard fee for each 2023 AP Exam is $97 per exam ($145 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam). The exam fee includes a $9 rebate per exam that schools can retain to offset exam administration costs. Schools are expected to forgo their $9 rebate for economically disadvantaged students. It remains a school-level decision whether to keep or forgo the $9 per exam school rebate from standard-fee students. 

The North Dakota Department of Public Instruction (NDDPI) will use state funds to support the costs of 2023 AP Exams in English, math, science, and computer science for two categories of students: fee-reduced students and standard-fee students. 

Fee-reduced students are economically disadvantaged students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $35 per exam. Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. For fee-reduced students taking AP Exams in English, math, science, and computer science, NDDPI will cover the entire remaining $53 exam fee for up to four (4) qualifying exams over the student's high school career. 

Standard-fee students are students who do not qualify for the College Board fee reduction. For standard-fee students taking AP Exams in English, math, science, and computer science, NDDPI provides the following exam subsidies: 

  • NDDPI will cover the full $88 exam fee for the student's first qualifying exam. 

  • NDDPI will cover ~50% of the exam fees ($44 of the $88 fee) for the next three (3) qualifying exams over the student's high school career. 

  • It remains a school-level decision whether to collect or forgo the additional $9 per exam school rebate from standard-fee students for these exams.  

Students taking AP Seminar and AP Research Exams: 

  • NDDPI will cover the full exam fee for all students taking AP Seminar and AP Research Exams ($101 per exam for economically disadvantaged students; $136 per exam for other students). 

  • It remains a school-level decision whether to collect or forgo the additional $9 per exam school rebate from standard-fee students for these exams. 

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering. 

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.  

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • AP coordinators need to submit the Advanced Placement Student Fee Submission form to NDDPI to determine how much the state will pay to College Board versus how much your school will need to pay. 

  • For more detailed instructions on the funding process for AP coordinators in North Dakota, review NDDPI’s Advanced Placement Exam Fee Guidance.

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board. 

For more information, visit NDDPI's website or contact Davonne Eldredge, Assistant Director, Office of Academic Support, North Dakota Department of Public Instruction, 600 E. Boulevard Ave., Dept. 201, Bismarck, ND 58505-0440; phone: 701-328-4525. 

Ohio

For public and non-public school students qualifying for the College Board fee reduction of $35 per exam, the state of Ohio will pay: 

  • $53 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) 

  • $101 per AP Seminar and AP Research Exam 

Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for a fee-reduced student is $0. 

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.  

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • College Board will bill the state directly for $53 per AP Exam ($101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam) per fee-reduced student. 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board. 

  • AP coordinators do not need to send a copy of their invoice to the Ohio Department of Education. 

For more information, contact Brian Roget, Associate Director, Office of Learning and Instructional Strategies, Ohio Department of Education, phone: 614-387-2128. 

Oklahoma

The state of Oklahoma will pay part of the AP Exam fees for two categories of public school students: 

  1. Fee-reduced students 

  2. Standard-fee students who take two or more AP Exams in 2023 

Fee-reduced students are students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $35 per exam. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions. For fee-reduced students in public schools, the state of Oklahoma will pay: 

  • $43 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) 

  • $91 per AP Seminar and AP Research Exam 

Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for public school fee-reduced students is $10

Standard-fee students are students who do not qualify for the College Board fee reduction. For standard-fee students in public schools who take two or more AP Exams in 2023, the state of Oklahoma will pay $25 for each AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams). 

  • Final fee per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for public school, standard-fee students who take 2 or more exams: $63 (or $72 if school does not forgo the $9 rebate) 

  • Final fee per AP Seminar and AP Research Exam for public school, standard-fee students who take 2 or more exams: $111 (or $120 if school does not forgo the $9 rebate) 

What Schools Must Do 
Your school’s AP coordinator must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.  

    • For students who aren’t eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

    • Once a student’s fee reduction status is marked as reduced fee or left as standard in AP Registration and Ordering, the Oklahoma state subsidies will automatically be calculated and applied for any eligible exams. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students’ fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • For public school fee-reduced students, send $10 to College Board for each AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams). 

  • For public school, standard-fee students who took 2 or more AP Exams, send $63 to College Board for each exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams). 

  • For AP Seminar and AP Research Exams taken by public school, standard-fee students who took 2 or more exams, send $111 to College Board for each exam. 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for any payment due to College Board. 

  • College Board will bill the Oklahoma State Department of Education directly for its share of qualifying students’ AP Exam fees. 

  • AP coordinators do not need to send a copy of their invoice to the Oklahoma State Department of Education. 

For more information about this exam fee assistance, visit: ok.gov/sde/ap-exam-schedule-and-test-fee, or contact Leah Murphy, Director of Gifted and Talented Programs and Advanced Placement, Oklahoma State Department of Education, phone: 405-522-0081. 

Oregon

The state of Oregon provides funding to reduce students’ costs for AP Exams, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for two categories of public school students: fee-reduced students and standard-fee students. 

Fee-reduced students are students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $35 per exam. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions. For fee-reduced students in public schools, the state of Oregon will pay: 

  • $53 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) 

  • $101 per AP Seminar and AP Research Exam 

Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for fee-reduced students in public schools is $0

Standard-fee students are students who do not qualify for the College Board fee reduction. For standard-fee students in public schools, the state of Oregon will pay $25 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams. 

Final AP Exam fee for standard-fee students in public schools: 

  • $72 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) (or $63 if school forgoes their $9 rebate) 

  • $120 per AP Seminar and AP Research Exam (or $111 if school forgoes their $9 rebate) 

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.  

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • No payment is due to College Board for AP Exams taken by public school, fee-reduced students. 

  • Send $63 to College Board for each AP Exam ($111 per AP Seminar and AP Research Exam) taken by public school, standard-fee students. 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board. 

  • You do not need to send a copy of your school's invoice to the Oregon Department of Education. 

For more information, visit Oregon’s AP and IB Test Fee Program webpage and review the document AP and IB Examination Fees Funding 2022-23. If you have any questions, please contact Kristidel McGregor, Accelerated Learning Specialist, Oregon Department of Education. 

Pennsylvania

For public and non-public school students qualifying for the College Board fee reduction of $35 per exam, the state of Pennsylvania will pay: 

  • $33 per AP Exam, except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams 

  • $81 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam 

Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for qualifying low-income students is $20. 

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.  

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board. 

  • College Board will bill the Pennsylvania Department of Education directly for $33 per AP Exam ($81 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam) per fee-reduced student. 

  • It is not necessary to mail a copy of the invoice to the Pennsylvania Department of Education. 

For more information, contact Brian Truesdale, Chief, Division of Assessment and Accountability, Pennsylvania Department of Education.

Rhode Island

For public school students qualifying for the College Board fee reduction of $35 per exam, the state of Rhode Island will pay: 

  • $53 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) 

  • $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam 

Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for a qualifying student is $0.

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering.

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.  

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

After the exams:

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • College Board will bill the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) directly for $53 per AP Exam ($101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam) per fee-reduced public school student. 

  • No payment is due to College Board for AP Exams taken by fee-reduced public school students in Rhode Island. 

  • Public schools are responsible to pay College Board for standard-fee students’ AP Exam fees and any additional fees incurred, such as late order fees, unused/canceled exam fees, late-testing fees, etc. Rhode Island’s state funding does not cover these fees. 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for any payment due to College Board. 

  • AP coordinators do not need to send a copy of their invoice to RIDE. 

For more information, contact Spencer Sherman, Chief for Innovation, Rhode Island Department of Education.

South Carolina

The state of South Carolina will pay for AP Exams for two categories of students enrolled in an AP course at a South Carolina public school who then take the corresponding AP Exam: fee-reduced students and standard-fee students.

Fee-reduced students are students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $35 per exam. For public schools, fee-reduced students enrolled in the corresponding AP course, the state of South Carolina will pay:

  • $53 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams)
  • $101 per AP Seminar and AP Research Exam

Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for qualifying fee-reduced students is $0.

Standard-fee students are students who do not qualify for the College Board fee reduction. For standard-fee students enrolled in the corresponding AP course at a South Carolina public school, the state of South Carolina will pay:

  • $88 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams)
  • $136 per AP Seminar and AP Research Exam

The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for qualifying standard-fee students is $0 (or $9 if a school does not forgo their $9 rebate).

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering.
    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster. 
    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed.
    • Once a student’s fee reduction status is marked as reduced fee or left as standard in AP Registration and Ordering, the South Carolina state subsidies will automatically be calculated and applied for all exams taken by students who are enrolled in the corresponding AP course.
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.
  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET).

Specific instructions for virtual school students, homeschooled students, and private school students:

  • South Carolina students are only eligible to receive the state funding if they were enrolled in the corresponding AP course at a South Carolina public school.
  • Students taking AP courses at a virtual school such as VirtualSC must be enrolled in both the exam only section at the school where they’ll be taking the exam and a class section for the corresponding course through their virtual school. Virtual schools must ensure that their AP teachers enroll all their students in AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Any students who are not enrolled in a class section for the corresponding course by the virtual school will not receive the South Carolina state funding for their exams. This means that the physical school where any unenrolled virtual school students take their exams will be charged rather than the state.
  • For more information on enrolling students taking AP in virtual schools, visit Homeschooled, Independent Study, and Virtual School Students and Students from Other Schools or see the AP Coordinator's Manual, Part 1.
  • The state will also pay for a homeschooled or private school student if they take the AP course and exam at a South Carolina public school. These students must be enrolled in the class section for the corresponding AP course at the public school to receive the state funding.

After the exams:

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • College Board will bill the state directly for its share of the qualifying students' AP Exam fees in each category.
  • For AP Exams taken by students not enrolled in the corresponding AP course and any additional fees due, send payment to College Board.
  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.
  • Email a copy of your school’s invoice to Leslie Dawes, SC Dept. of Ed., by June 15, 2023.
  • If it is necessary to contact College Board because of a problem with an invoice, please make sure to also inform Leslie Dawes of the issue at [email protected]

For more information, contact Leslie Dawes, South Carolina Department of Education, 1429 Senate Street, Columbia, SC 29201; phone: 803-734-4944.

 

South Dakota

The state of South Dakota will not provide funding for low-income students' 2023 AP Exams. For information for schools and districts on federal funding options available to provide funding for AP Exams, visit Funding for Low-Income AP Students. 

College Board provides a fee reduction of $35 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students. Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions. 

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53 

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Seminar Exam and each AP Research Exam: $101 

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering. 

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.  

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board. 

Tennessee

For public and non-public school students qualifying for the College Board fee reduction of $35 per exam, the state of Tennessee will pay $30 per AP Exam, except for AP Seminar and AP Research Exams. The state of Tennessee will not provide funding for low-income students’ 2023 AP Seminar and AP Research Exams. 

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $23 

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Seminar and AP Research Exam: $101 

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering. 

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster. 

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • College Board will bill the Tennessee Department of Education directly for $30 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per fee-reduced student. 

  • Send $23 to College Board for each AP Exam, except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, taken by fee-reduced students. 

  • Send $101 to College Board for each AP Seminar Exam and each AP Research Exam taken by fee-reduced students. 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board. 

  • Submit Online Assurance Form to the Tennessee Department of Education: The Tennessee Department of Education has transitioned to an electronic assurance form that must be completed by a school-level or a district-level administrator. This form replaces the paper assurance form used in prior years. Additionally, schools will not be required to provide student data on exams taken, but the district and/or school should retain copies of all fee waiver eligibility documentation for a minimum of 5 years for potential auditing purposes. The online assurance form will be released in Tennessee Department of Education newsletters in January 2023. Please complete the assurance form by June 1, 2023

  • AP coordinators do not need to send a copy of their invoice to the Tennessee Department of Education. 

For more information, visit Early Postsecondary Exam Fee Assistance for Low-Income Students or email [email protected] with questions. 

Texas

For public school students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $35 per exam, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) will pay $39 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams. Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. 

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $14 

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Seminar and AP Research Exam: $62 

For eligibility criteria and procedures, including criteria for schools and districts participating in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP), visit AP Exam Fee Reductions. Schools/districts receiving Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) or Title 1 funds must still determine each individual student's eligibility using the criteria outlined on the AP Exam Fee Reductions page. All students in Community Eligibility Provision and Title 1 schools and districts are not automatically eligible for the College Board and TEA AP Exam fee reductions. 

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.  

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

Specific instructions for homeschooled students testing at public schools:

  • Homeschooled students testing at public schools in Texas are not eligible for the TEA subsidy of $39 per exam. The Texas state subsidies are only provided for students enrolled in public schools. 

  • Homeschooled students who qualify are still eligible to receive the College Board fee reduction of $35 per exam. 

  • For each homeschooled student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster. 

  • The AP coordinator should then click on each homeschooled student’s name and check the box in the upper right-hand corner to “Exclude all from Subsidies:” The checkbox appears as follows: 

    Missing file.
  • Once you’ve checked this box, the TEA subsidy of $39 per exam will be removed for all exams taken by the homeschooled student (the College Board fee reduction of $35 per exam will remain). 

  • AP Exams taken by fee-reduced, homeschooled students will cost $53 per exam (or $101 per each AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam). 

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • Send $14 to College Board for each AP Exam, except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, taken by eligible fee-reduced students. 

  • Send $62 to College Board for each AP Seminar Exam and each AP Research Exam taken by eligible fee-reduced students. 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board. 

  • College Board will bill TEA directly for $39 per AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per eligible fee-reduced student. 

  • Do not submit a copy of your school's invoice to the TEA. The TEA does not require a copy

For more information, visit TEA's Advanced Academics website or email [email protected]

Utah

To support students experiencing socioeconomic disadvantage, Utah has required local communities pay for those students’ AP Exam fees in 2023 and beyond. This change is based on an amendment to a statute regarding Early College programs. To qualify for these funds, LEAs must have completed all three steps of the Early College application process (see our Early College FAQ). Schools need to work in collaboration with their LEAs to make sure there is a district/charter-wide mechanism in place that tracks the expenditures for qualifying students. In subsequent years, districts/charters will receive funding based on this evidence. 

College Board provides a fee reduction of $35 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students. Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

Schools in Utah must pay College Board the following amounts per exam for fee-reduced students: 

  • $53 per AP Exam fee per fee-reduced student (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams)

  • $101 per AP Seminar and AP Research Exam per fee-reduced student 

However, through the Early College funding, USBE will reimburse qualifying LEAs for $53 per AP Exam (or $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam) for fee-reduced students.

What Schools Must Do 
Schools need to work with their districts/charters to make sure there is a district-/charter-wide mechanism in place that tracks the expenditures for qualifying students. Your school's AP coordinator (or person responsible for entering the student information) must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering.

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.  

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

  • Fee reduction status needs only to be indicated once per student, not for each exam. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • Each school will receive an invoice directly from College Board billing them $53 per AP Exam (or $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam) for fee-reduced students. Please reach out to your district Early College/AP Coordinators to determine how they want this information shared with them. 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board. 

  • Early College/AP Coordinators will submit this information each fall to USBE in their annual district/charter reported data to qualify for reimbursements for fee-reduced AP Exam costs.   

    • For the school year 2022-23, districts/charters applying for AP funding will receive the fee-reduced AP Exam costs together with their Early College funding. 

    • In subsequent years, districts/charters will receive this funding based on the evidence in their reported data that is submitted to USBE by Early College/AP Coordinators. 

For more information, be sure to reach out to your district Early College/AP Coordinator. 

State Point of Contact: Christy Schreck, the Early College Specialist at the Utah State Board of Education. 

Vermont

The state of Vermont will not provide funding for low-income students' 2023 AP Exams. For information for schools and districts on federal funding options available to provide funding for AP Exams, visit Funding for Low-Income AP Students.

College Board provides a fee reduction of $35 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students. Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53 

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Seminar and AP Research Exam: $101 

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering.

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.  

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET). 

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board. 

Virginia

The state of Virginia will not provide funding for low-income students' 2023 AP Exams. For information for schools and districts on federal funding options available to provide funding for AP Exams, visit Funding for Low-Income AP Students.

College Board provides a fee reduction of $35 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students. Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53
  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Seminar and AP Research Exam: $101

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering.
    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster. 
    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.
  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET).

After the exams:

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.
     

Washington

For public and non-public school students qualifying for the College Board fee reduction of $35 per exam, the state of Washington will pay: 

  • $53 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) 

  • $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam 

Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for a fee-reduced student is $0

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering. 

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.  

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • College Board will bill the state directly for $53 per AP Exam ($101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam) per fee-reduced student. 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for any payment due to College Board. 

  • AP coordinators must email a PDF copy of your school's invoice by June 15, 2023, to Tim McClain at the Washington Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI). Please use email and do not mail the invoice copy. 

For more information, contact Tim McClain at OSPI. 

West Virginia

College Board provides a fee reduction of $35 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students in West Virginia. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions. 

The West Virginia Department of Education (WVDE) is utilizing state funds to provide funding for 2023 AP Exams taken by qualifying low-income students in West Virginia. Schools must apply for students to receive waivers, and waivers are granted based on an individual student's financial need. 

Schools must pay College Board directly the following amounts per exam for fee-reduced students: 

  • $53 per AP Exam per fee-reduced student (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams)

  • $101 per AP Seminar and AP Research Exam per fee-reduced student 

The state of West Virginia has appropriated funding that is expected to contribute the following amounts per exam for public and non-public school low-income students: 

  • $48 per AP Exam, except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams 
  • $96 per AP Seminar and AP Research Exam 

Grants from the WVDE will be sent to each county, and the fee waiver funding will then be sent to each school so that schools may send payments directly to College Board. After the state funding is distributed to schools, the expectation is that the cost per AP Exam for qualifying low-income students (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) will be $5

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering. 

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.  

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

  • Indicate to the West Virginia Department of Education the number of AP Exam waivers needed by using the following link: 2023 West Virginia AP Exam Fee Waiver

  • West Virginia fee waiver deadlines: 

    • Deadline for submission: April 30, 2023

    • Please note that fee waivers will not cover late order fees or unused/canceled exam fees. 

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • Send $53 to College Board for each AP Exam ($101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam) per fee-reduced student. 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board. 

For more information, contact Karen Linville, Coordinator for Advanced Placement, Student Enrichment Programs, West Virginia Department of Education, phone: 304-558-8098. 

 

Wisconsin

AP Exam Fees for Low-Income Students 
Wisconsin public school districts are responsible by law to pay AP Exam fees for students who qualify for free or reduced-price lunches. This requirement is found in Wis. Stat. sec. 120.12 - School Board Duties. The text related to AP Exam fees is as follows:

 “Wis. Stat. sec. 120.12 (22) Advanced placement examinations. Using federal, state, local, or private funds, pay the costs of advanced placement examinations taken by pupils enrolled in the school district who satisfy the income eligibility criteria for free or reduced-price lunches in the federal school lunch program under 42 USC 1758 (b) (1).” 

College Board provides a fee reduction of $35 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students. Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53 

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Seminar and AP Research Exam: $101 

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering

    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.  

    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 

  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 

  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • Send $53 to College Board for each AP Exam ($101 per AP Seminar and AP Research Exam) taken by fee-reduced students. 

  • Wisconsin students who qualify for free or reduced-price lunches pay $0. 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board. 

For additional information, please contact Mark Schwingle, Consultant, Gifted & Talented and Advanced Placement, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction; phone: 608-267-9273. 

Wyoming

The state of Wyoming will not provide funding for low-income students' 2023 AP Exams. For information for schools and districts on federal funding options available to provide funding for AP Exams, visit Funding for Low-Income AP Students.

College Board provides a fee reduction of $35 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students. Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53 

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Seminar and AP Research Exam: $101 

What Schools Must Do 
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams: 

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering.
    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster.
    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.
  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET).

After the exams:

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 

  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.

Schools in the U.S. Territories and Commonwealths

College Board provides a fee reduction of $35 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students in schools in the U.S. territories and commonwealths. Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53
  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Seminar Exam and each AP Research Exam: $101

What Schools Must Do
Student eligibility for fee reductions is determined by your school’s AP coordinator, who must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering.
    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster. 
    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.
  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET).

After the exams:

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $53 to College Board for each AP Exam ($101 per AP Seminar and AP Research Exam) taken by fee-reduced students.
  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.
     

Schools Outside the U.S.

College Board provides a fee reduction of $35 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students in schools outside the U.S. This includes both U.S. and non-U.S. students outside the U.S. Schools are also expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students. 

The fee reduction is available for any student whose annual family income does not exceed 185% of the poverty level as set by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service. 

  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $83 ($53 for schools in Canada) 
  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Seminar and AP Research Exam: $101 

What Schools Must Do 
Student eligibility for fee reductions is determined by your school’s AP coordinator, who must take the following steps. 

Before the exams: 

  • Student eligibility for fee reductions is determined by your school’s AP coordinator. To do so: 
    • On the AP Exam Fee Reductions page, refer to the column “Annual Family Income for 48 Contiguous States, Washington, D.C., Guam, and U.S. Territories” in the USDA Food and Nutrition Service Income Eligibility Guidelines table.  
    • Convert American dollars into your country's currency. If the student’s annual family income is less than the amount listed in the relevant row, that student qualifies for an AP Exam fee reduction. 
    • Collect income documentation from the student’s family for verification. 
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student in AP Registration and Ordering. 
    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box for Reduced Fee next to their name in the student roster. 
    • For students who aren't eligible for the fee reduction, no action is needed. 
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. 
  • A best practice is to indicate fee reduction status for each student by the time you submit your exam order. However, if you need more time to verify this information, you can update students' fee reduction status through AP Registration and Ordering after submitting your exam order, but no later than April 30, 2023 (11:59 p.m. ET)

After the exams: 

  • Your invoice is automatically generated in AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to you after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, you can also access and print your invoice through AP Registration and Ordering. 
  • June 15, 2023, is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board. 

Note that College Board does not require documentation for an AP coordinator to claim a fee reduction for a student; however, College Board may audit fee reductions claimed at any time. AP coordinators should be able to produce documentation verifying fee reduction claims upon request. 

 

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