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Transferring Your Credits

Get credit for the work you’ve already done

You’ve done the work in high school – now you can bring your AP and IB credit to Concordia to get a head start on your degree!

Incoming first-year students are able to transfer college level credits earned in high school toward a bachelor’s degree at CSP.

90 Credits

Concordia's generous transfer policy allows you to transfer 90 credits.

Credits by Examination

  • Taken each May by students all over the world, the AP Exam is the final step you take after a year of hard work in an AP class. These standardized exams are designed to measure how well you’ve mastered the content and skills of the course.

    • View Concordia’s policy on acceptable AP exams and passing scores and the course requirements they satisfy
    • Visit the College Board website for more information on registering for and taking each course and final exam
  • View Concordia’s policy on acceptable IB exams and passing scores and the course requirements they satisfy.

  • CLEP offers 33 exams in five subject areas, covering material taught in courses that you may generally take in your first two years of college. Most CLEP exams are designed to correspond to one-semester courses, although some correspond to full-year or two-year courses.

    • View Concordia’s policy on acceptable CLEP exams and passing scores and the course requirements they satisfy
    • Visit the College Board CLEP website for more information on registering for and taking each exam
  • View Concordia’s policy on the Seal of Biliteracy and the Minnesota World Language Proficiency Certificate and passing scores and the course requirements they satisfy.

    Visit the Seal of Biliteracy website for more information.

Postsecondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)/College In the Schools (CIS)

Concordia accepts credits from all regionally accredited institutions with a passing grade.

Take a look at Concordia’s Transferology site to see how your credits can transfer.

Curious to see more? We have a variety of transfer guides available and the list is growing. Visit our transfer guides page to learn more!

Submit Your Credits to Concordia

Official copies of college transcripts and AP/IB scores should be sent to Concordia:

by secure email: admissions@csp.edu

or by mail:
Concordia University, St. Paul
Office of Admissions
1282 Concordia Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55104