Penn State can award credit to future students for previous college work completed, examinations, and other experience.
Whether you have taken an AP test, earned dual enrollment credit while in high school, or were enrolled in another college or university prior to attending Penn State, you may be able to earn Penn State credit. Select the appropriate section below to learn more about transferring credit to Penn State.
Please be advised that a student’s tuition will increase when the Penn State transcript reflects 59.1 total credits. Credits earned from sources such as Military Credit and tests, like AP or IB exams, are considered transfer credits and are included in the cumulative credit total. If the credits you are transferring or have transferred to Penn State place you above 59.1 total credits after the start of the semester, your tuition will increase immediately. You will receive a bill for the additional tuition on the first day of the following month. For more information, visit the Office of the Bursar's website.