First-time freshmen who have taken college courses, dual enrollment courses, and Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate exams may be awarded credit for courses at Tulane. Please read the guidelines below on each type of college credit awarded to incoming first-time freshmen.
If you are a transfer applicant, please click here for information on transferring credit specifically for transfer students.
Students may have up to 15 credits of dual enrollment coursework considered for transfer credit if it meets the following qualifications (this does not guarantee the approval of your credit transfer*):
Students may have college coursework considered for transfer credit without a predetermined credit limit if it meets the following qualifications (this does not guarantee the approval of your credit transfer*):
Courses sponsored by a college or university but taught by high school teachers and/or offered primarily to high school students will not be considered for transfer credit to Tulane University, even if a college transcript is issued.
*Courses are evaluated after an applicant has been admitted.
**Limited exceptions to this guideline exist.
For more information, please contact Academic Advising.
Tulane awards credit for scores of 4 or 5 on most AP exams and scores of 5, 6, or 7 on most higher-level IB exams. For more information, visit our page on AP and IB credit.