Below is the list (from left to right) of Advanced Placement (AP) exams, corresponding scores, and course equivalents (the number of credits awarded is specific to each higher education institution (HEI)). Students, please contact the individual HEI you are interested in or will be attending for more information regarding AP credit. HEIs may offer more credit than what is outlined below.
The AP Policy (below) will not change. The Higher Education Department will promulgate new administrative code that refers to the AP policy published below, which was created by the New Mexico Curriculum & Articulation Committee.
If you have questions about the Advanced Placement Policy, please contact the Public Schools' Academic Affairs Division at EMAIL or 505-231-6754.
*Lab credit only if AP course had a lab. If no lab, student will need to take the lab associated with the class for the credit given.
*Calculus I only if Calculus AB subscore of a 4
^Calculus II credit upon successful completion of Calculus III
CCC,NMSU, and Branches
NMHU, ENMU, and Branches
UNM and Branches
*For Music Theory, please contact individual institutions (listed or unlisted)for appropriate AP credit and placement.
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