Admission Criteria

AP & IB Credit

The following is the Illinois Wesleyan University policy for acceptance of Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate credit.

  • A maximum of 8 course units of AP or IB credit will be recognized by Illinois Wesleyan University, 4 of which may count towards General Education Requirements.
  • For the AP exam, a score of 4 or 5 will receive one course unit of credit. For the IB exam, only Higher Level exams are accepted and a score of 4, 5, 6, or 7 is required.
  • Credit may not be counted toward the fulfillment of major or minor requirements.

Want to see what your AP courses will count for at IWU? Click for the appropriate chart below.

AP Correspondence Chart IB Correspondence Chart


For more information on Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate credit:

Advanced Placement International Baccalaureate