Credit by Examination

Credits may be awarded to entering students upon the presentation of acceptable official scores to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions or Cadet Admissions on certain standard examinations. A list of the courses accepted and minimum scores required for credit by examination at North Georgia can be found at Students may receive up to 45 semester hours of credit by examination, of which, only 24 hours may be of International Baccalaureate (IB) credit. The credit carries no academic grade and is not computed into the grade point average. A student who has earned a grade other than a W in the course may not earn CLEP or DANTES credit for the course. A student may earn CLEP or DANTES credit for a course in which he/she is currently enrolled provided that the student withdraws from the course no later than the last date in the term to withdraw with a W. Students should be aware that medical, dental and other professional schools may not recognize course credit by examination in their admissions processes.