Office for Prior Learning Assessment

AP, IB, CLEP, DSST & UExcel Exams

Whether you take your exam here or at another institution, we will be happy to review your scores to determine whether they have been approved for academic credit.  We may offer credit that can be posted to your transcript for some high school testing. We also offer three kinds of computerized tests where you can demonstrate your basic knowledge.

Click on the following links to be taken to information specific to each testing program: 

Advanced Placement (AP)

International Baccalaureate (IB)





The Office for Prior Learning Assessment can accept official transcripts from any of the abovementioned testing services. Please have your official transcript sent to:  

Office for Prior Learning Assessment
253 Luther Bonney Hall
P.O. Box 9300
Portland, ME 04104-9300

Students reporting exam scores to USM should be aware of the university policy regarding repeated courses.