Transferring Non-Coursework Credit
In addition to credit for courses you’ve completed at other schools, you can also receive transfer credit for previous education or training, or by testing on your current knowledge.
Visit the UWM Testing Center for more information on CLEP, including what exams are offered, how much credit is awarded, exam costs and scheduling information.
The AP program is managed by the College Board and support and administration is provided by the high school guidance office.
- AP Exams are taken in May
- Students submit their scores to UWM by logging into the College Board website using school code #1473
- After applying to UWM, students can contact Admissions to verify that their scores have been received
- Scores must be reported to UWM from the College Board and not from a high school transcript
IB exam scores must be submitted by the IBO for credit consideration. Contact the IBO or your IBO authorized secondary school for more information.
- Take your Foreign Language Placement Test in the UWM Testing Center
- You must place into an advanced level course
- You must pass your advanced level course(s) with a B grade or better
- Credits are only given in conjunction with the first language course taken at UWM
- Credits are awarded retroactively in the following sequence for a maximum of 14 credits:
- 1st semester = 4 credits
- 2nd semester = 4 credits
- 3rd semester = 3 credits
- 4th semester = 3 credits
- For Army, Navy, Marines and Coast Guard, submit official JST (Joint Services Transcript) to UWM
- For Air Force, submit official CCAF (Community College of the Air Force) Transcript to UWM
- Students who submitted an official military transcript prior to September 2014 can request a re-evaluation of credit from the Registrar’s Office via the online contact form (select “Transfer Credit” and include your Campus ID Number)
Additional credits may be awarded to students whose credits are applicable to their program, depending on credit evaluation. Contact your Academic Advisor for more information.
- DANTES Standardized Subject Tests (DSST)
- Military Occupational Studies (MOS)