AP, IB & Running Start Credit

AP, IB, and Running Start

WSU awards credit for AP and IB exams, as well as for Running Start and similar college-in-high-school programs.

AP credit

WSU awards credit for scores of 3 or higher on College Board Advanced Placement (AP) exams. See a list of AP exam credits awarded by WSU.

IB credit

WSU awards credit for each International Baccalaureate (IB) higher-level pass with a grade of 4 or better. See a list of IB exam credits awarded by WSU.

Running Start

To get credit for Washington's Running Start or a similar program that lets you take courses for both college and high school credit, simply have an official transcript of your college-level work sent to WSU. Aside from that, you'll follow the usual steps for applying as an incoming freshman.