Credit earned through non-traditional means, including CLEP, AP, departmental test-out, retroactive credit, correspondence study, military credit, and non-collegiate instructional programs, is limited to a maximum of 45 hours applicable to the student's degree program. Limits have also been established within each of the areas as defined below.
|CLEP - College Level Examination Program
Students may earn credit by successfully passing a nationally standardized exam in a specific subject area. There is a $20/per credit hour fee when applying CLEP credits to your transcript.
|AP - Advanced Placement
Talented high school students may participate in national examinations administered by the College Entrance Examination Board. Credit can be earned in college-level courses when the student achieves a passing score on the exam. There is a $20/per credit hour fee when applying AP credits to your transcript.
Accepted Advanced Placement Tests - Credit and Scores
Students may receive credit for successfully demonstrating competency in a particular course through a proficiency exam. Academic departments assume responsibility for developing and administering such exams. There is a $20/per credit hour fee when applying credits from a departmental test-out to your transcript.
Students entering UNK with a particularly high level of achievement in a given subject area, may be awarded credit upon completion of a "confirming" course at UNK. Certain restrictions apply. There is a $20/per credit hour fee when applying retroactive credits to your transcript.
Retroactive Credit Math Department Retroactive Credit Modern Languages Department
Students who have completed military training, including Basic Training, may receive credit for their experiences based upon the recommendations of the American Council of Education in The Guide to the Evaluation of Educational Experiences in the Armed Services.
No more than 12 hours of correspondence credit may be applied to a bachelors degree.
Other forms of experiential learning will be evaluated on an individual basis. Students will be required to provide verification of content, duration, method of evaluation, etc. Credit may be granted upon recommendation of an academic department.