Advanced Placement (AP) Program

How Does It Work?

High school students take AP classes at their school or online to earn college credit.

How Is Credit Earned/Awarded?

 By scoring a 3 or higher on the AP course exam.

Credit is awarded upon entering college. Click here to see how Ky public universities and community college award credit (listed by subject).

What Does It Cost?

AP classes are free. AP exams are taken in May and cost $92 each. Scholarships and fee reductions are available.

Who's Eligible To Do It

Any 9th through 12th grader.

How Do I Get Started?

 Talk to your school counselor and visit the College Board website to get started in AP.