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.

AP Exams relevant to Placement Testing:

AP Exam Score Credit Hours MCC Equivalency
Calculus AB 3 5 Math 170
Calculus BC 3 5 Math 180
English Language/Composition 3 3 English 101
Statistics 3 4 Math 150

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: https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/home
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.

Credits will be determined by MCC officials

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.

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.

MCC students may be awarded appropriate college credits for college level course work if they successfully complete one or more CLEP examinations.

All CLEP exams will have a standard credit granting score of 50 or higher.

CLEP Exams relevant to Placement Testing:

CLEP Exam Score Credit Hours MCC Equivalency
College Composition 50 3 ENGL 101
College Composition Modular 50 3 ENGL 101
Calculus 50 5 MATH 170
College Algebra 50 4 MATH 130
College Mathematics 50 6 MATH 120 (+2cr. Math Elective)
Pre-Calculus 50 5 MATH 145