Make The Most Of Your Time and Money
You’ll save hundreds – or even thousands – on tuition when you earn transferable college credit through Credit-by-Examination. It’s like giving a scholarship to yourself! With UExcel entry-level college exams you can study independently and earn college credit for subjects you already know. Get started before you begin college or during your summer break. You may be able to earn credit, waive lower-level classes and move into more advanced classes at your preferred college or university.
Choose From A Wide Variety of Subjects
Choose the entry-level college exam you would like to take. Each exam costs just $95, with no hidden fees, and offers 3 – 6 credits. (The specific number of transfer credits may vary depending on the institution you choose). There are a wide variety of subjects to choose from, including:
- College Writing
- Political Science
Study And Prepare At Your Own Pace, On Your Own Schedule
We provide preparation tools with online practice tests, recommended textbooks, free content guides and free recommended open courseware. You will study for the exams independently and at your own pace. Because the content guides are cross-referenced to the textbooks and the practice tests mimic the actual test, using the preparation materials as a guide for independent study helps students pass exams and receive credit.
Take The Test At A Convenient Location
Once you are prepared, take the exam at one of 4,200 convenient test centers around the world. With a passing letter grade, the credits you earn will go on an official Excelsior College transcript and can be used toward an Excelsior College degree or transferred to thousands of colleges and universities.
If you are not happy with your grade, UExcel’s waiting period to retake an exam is shorter than any other program. It’s the perfect way to start your successful college career!
Use the UExcel credit-by-examination program to make the most of your valuable time and tuition dollars. Test out of college classes and get transferable college credit on a transcript – not just a number score.