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AP Credit

Incoming students: the College will accept a score of 4 or 5 in both the AP Language and AP Literature exams. Each exam would transfer as three credits, for a total of six credits. While they will not satisfy the First-Year Writing Requirement or English major requirements, the credits will count towards the total credits needed to graduate.

AP Exam Category Score Credit Type Total Credits
Language and Composition 4 or 5 English Comp. Departmental * 3 credits
Literature and Composition 4 or 5 English Departmental* 3 credits

* Does not satisfy the First-year Writing Requirement or English major requirements. 

For questions pertaining to the posting of AP Credit to UM transcripts, please contact the University of Michigan Undergraduate Admissions 

AP Test Credit cannot be used toward the First Year Writing Requirement. For additional information, students should contact the Sweetland Center for Writing

For further information please contact the English Undergraduate Studies Office,