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Advanced Placement

Admission Requirements

Your admission will be based on your current secondary school curriculum. Please revisit our Admission Requirements page and select your secondary school applicant type.

Transfer Credit Eligibility

If you are registered in Advanced Placement (AP) courses, and if you achieve a 4 out of 5 on your final AP exams, you may be considered for transfer credit to a maximum of two full credits as approved by the appropriate faculty. To be considered for transfer credit, you must have the College Board send your results directly to Western as soon as they are available.

Western's Institution Code is 0984.

Note: Exact course equivalencies are currently under review.



AP Art History = Visual Art History 1040

AP Economics

AP Biology = Biology 1001a and 1002b

AP English Language and Composition

AP Calculus AB = Calculus 1000a/b

AP Government & Politics

AP Calculus BC = Calculus 1000a/b and 1501 a/b

AP Chemistry = Chemistry 1301a and 1302b


AP Chinese Language & Culture = Chinese 2100 TRN*

AP Computer Science A = Computer Science 1026a/b


AP Computer Science AB = Computer Science 1026a and 1027b


AP English Literature & Composition = English 1020E


AP Environmental Science = Environmental Science 1021g


AP French Language & Culture = French 1910


AP French Literature = French 1900e


AP German Language & Culture = German 2200 TRN*

AP History = History 1020 TRN*

AP Human Geography = Geography 1400f/g

AP Italian Language & Culture = Italian 2200 TRN*

AP Japanese Language & Culture = Japanese 2200 TRN*

AP Languages = (Language) 0002 TRN*


AP Latin (Literature or Vergil) = Latin 1020 TRN*


AP Music Theory =  Music 1122a/b


AP Physics C (Electricity & Magnetism) + Physics C (Mechanics) = Physics 1501a and 1502b


AP Physics B = Physics 1028a and Physics 1029b


AP Psychology = Psychology 1000


AP Spanish Language & Culture = Spanish 2200


AP Spanish Literature & Culture = Spanish 2200 TRN*


AP Statistics = Statistics 1024A


AP Studio Art 2D or 3D Design = Visual Arts Studio 2100a/b


AP Studio Art Drawing = Visual Arts Studio 2104a


* TRN indicates transfer credit is not an exact equivalent though credit is awarded

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