A maximum of 32 semester hours may be obtained through the transfer of non-classroom or test-based credit, of which 8 hours can be applied to a major for credit by examination. Additionally, a student may not obtain credit by examination after receiving a failing grade in the corresponding course.
Please Note: The credit information posted on these pages is subject to change without notice and does not represent an official Trinity credit evaluation. Official evaluations are made upon request and are provided upon admission to Trinity.
Advanced Placement (AP) - At the time of admission, first-year students may submit scores from an Advanced Placement examination conducted by the College Board. A score of 3 or better is required to receive college credit for most exams. English, Physics and Statistics require a score of 4. The amount of credit granted depends on the test score.
College Level Examination Program (CLEP) - A satisfactory score as determined by the American Council on Education (ACE) is required to receive credit through CLEP. The amount of credit granted depends on the particular course taken. No credit is awarded for science CLEP exams.
International Baccalaureate (IB) - IB credit will be given to students who receive a grade of 5 or greater on higher-level classes. No credit will be given for subsidiary-level work.