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FAQ on the "College and Career Success for All Students" Legislation
  • What is AP?

  • What is IB?

  • What does the Illinois law – amending “The College and Career Success for All Students Act” – say, in plain English?

  • How does it impact our campus?

  • How does the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign determine AP and IB credit policies?

  • Is it better for students to accept their AP or IB credit, or take the actual course?

  • What’s the difference between “elective credit,” “General Education credit,” and “major credit”?

  • When did these legislative changes go into effect?

  • Can upperclassmen get credit for their AP scores of 3 or their IB scores of 4 and 5?

  • What about transfer credit?

View the AP placement and proficiency credit policies that apply to new students enrolling in 2023-2024.

View the IB placement and proficiency credit policies that apply to new students enrolling in 2023-2024.