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Earning Illinois State Credit

Advanced Placement

The Advanced Placement Program is sponsored by the College Entrance Board. The examinations are administered at designated high school testing centers. Students will be awarded credit or exemption as indicated in the chart in the Undergraduate Catalog.

A student who has taken Advanced Placement Program examinations should request that his or her scores be sent to the Office of the University Registrar at Illinois State University. To request grade reports for Advanced Placement Examinations completed, a student should write to Advanced Placement Exams, Box 6671, Princeton, NJ 08541-6671. In making the request, the student should include name, sex, date of birth, the year in which the examination was taken, and the name and identification number of the college to which the grade report should be sent. Illinois State University’s identification number is 1319. 


CLEP Examinations: Students at Illinois State University may receive credit by examination for CLEP General Examinations and CLEP Subject Examinations. For details regarding the CLEP General Examinations and scores required to receive credit please refer to the University policies website.

International Baccalaureate

Sponsored by the International Baccalaureate Organization, the program is designed to prepare students for success in the University and beyond in a variety of subjects. A student who has participated in the International Baccalaureate ® Diploma Programme should have his or her scores sent to the University Registrar at Illinois State University. For more information please see the International Baccalaureate ® Organization website.

The International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program, offers high quality two year programs of study that lead to examinations. Assessments of the examinations are reported as a score via a diploma or individual subject certificates. Students with the appropriate scores will be awarded proficiency for specific International Baccalaureate Program work as indicated in the chart in the Undergraduate Catalog.

Students who wish to receive credit for International Baccalaureate courses need to have an official Transcript of Grades sent to:

Academic Records
Campus Box 2202
Normal, IL 61790-2202

An official transcript of grades is available from the IBO office and can be requested online at Please note that we cannot evaluate your IB course credit from your high school transcript.

Final Exams

For detailed information regarding policy, read more regarding final examinations. Students looking for their final exam schedules can log into

Illinois State University

Office of the University Registrar
Normal, IL 61790-2202

Phone: (309) 438-2188

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