Academic Regulations & Procedures
Carleton accepts up to 36 credits toward the Carleton degree from any combination of the following: College Board Advanced Placement credits, International Baccalaureate credits, or approved pre-matriculation credits (credits earned in college-level courses taken before graduation from high school or before matriculation at a college or university). These credits may not be applied to distribution requirements.
Carleton grants advanced placement and exemption from certain graduation requirements to entering students who are able to demonstrate a sufficient level of mastery in a subject. Each department sets its own criteria for advanced placement. Some advanced placement credits are conditional and are not awarded until the student has successfully completed, with a grade of C- or better, more advanced work in the same field in a Carleton course.
Students seeking advanced placement or exemption should check the Academic Catalog and contact the appropriate department for further information.