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The Advanced Placement Program® (AP) is an academic program that gives students an opportunity to do college-level coursework while still in high school. There are 38 AP courses available in a wide range of subjects. AP Exams are given each year in May.

Here are some reasons for students to take AP courses and exams:

  • College admission officers look for challenging courses—such as AP classes—on applications.
  • Many colleges grant credit, placement in advanced college classes, or both for qualifying scores on AP Exams.
  • AP courses give students a chance to build the academic skills they need in college.
  • AP courses engage and challenge students and let them see what college courses will be like.


Learn more about AP.

Contact Us

AP Coordinator Hotline 877-274-6474

International AP Coordinators +1 212-632-1781

Students/Parents/Teachers 888-Call4AP

AP Course Audit Help Line 877-APHELP-0

AP Course Audit Help Line (International) +1 541-246-2500

Domestic [email protected]

International [email protected]

AP Fee Reductions

Phone 609-771-7300 or 877-274-6474 (toll-free in the United States and Canada)

Phone [email protected]