Advanced Placement

College Board Advanced Placement Program – Pace University is a participant in the Advanced Placement Program of the College Board. Students who achieve satisfactory scores on the Advanced Placement Tests must send official test results and may receive credit and/or advanced placement.

For more detailed information, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admission.

Educational Testing Service
Box 592
Princeton, NJ 08540


Educational Testing Service
Box 1025
Berkeley, CA 94701

International Baccalaureate

Pace University may accept International Baccalaureate (IB) credit, provided a certain score is attained.  Credit is granted for higher level (HL) courses only.

CLEP and CPEP Examinations

Credit may be awarded for results obtained through the College Level Examination Program (CLEP) and the New York State College Proficiency Exam Program (CPEP) provided that the courses are applicable to the degree program chosen and a satisfactory score has been achieved.

CLEP General Examinations  – Students must attain at least a minimum score of 50 to receive credit from the general examination.

CLEP Subject Examinations  – The standard score required for credit must be equivalent to a C grade (based on the most recent college board norming data). The number of credits awarded is based upon the recommendations of the College Level Examination Program.

American Council on Education (ACE) Credit

Transfer credit may be granted for credit earned or standardized exams taken that are approved by the American Council on Education. Evaluation and approval of credit is subject to review by Pace chairpersons or dean.