Advanced Placement (AP)

Advanced Placement (AP) is a program of college level examinations, developed by the College Board, that gives high school students the opportunity to receive college credit. Mott accepts scores of three (3) and above for credit on more than a dozen Advanced Placement examinations.

In English, for example, AP examinations are offered in English Language/Composition and English Literature/ Composition. In English Language and Composition, for a score of three (3) or above, Mott awards three semester hours and allows credit for English 101. In English Literature/Composition, for a score of three (3) or above, Mott awards three semester hours and allows credit for English 221.

The AP examinations are offered nationally and world-wide each May, and are administered at participating high schools.

Students must submit an official advanced placement transcript of course work to the Office of Records & Registration. Only official transcripts received by mail will be accepted for transfer credit. Advanced Placement transcripts can be obtained at the following website:
Official transcripts should be mailed to:
Mott Community College
ATTN: Records Office
1401 E. Court St., Flint, MI 48503-2089

Mott Community College will award up to a total of 16 credits for Advanced Placement and CLEP examinations.

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) is developed by the College Board and measures college-level knowledge in five basic areas of the liberal arts: English composition, humanities, mathematics, social science and history, and natural science.

MCC students may be awarded appropriate college credits for college level course work if they successfully complete one or more CLEP examinations. A limit of 16 credits may be awarded for CLEP examinations. Credits will be determined by MCC officials.

CLEP Exams are conducted by appointment only and based upon availability. Most exams take 90 minutes and cost between $89 and $99 plus a $25 administrative fee, effective July 1, 2019. Costs subject to change. For more information regarding Registration, Scheduling, and Payment, call (810) 762-0372.)

Students can prepare for these exams using study guides available for purchase from the College Board.

All CLEP exams will have a standard credit granting score of 50. Examples are listed below:

CLEP Exam Score Credit Hours MCC Equivalency
American Literature 50 3 ENGL 231
College Algebra 50 4 MATH 130
Spanish Language 50 4 SPAN 181
American Government 50 4 PSCN 171
Marketing 50 3 BUSN 255