Undergraduate Catalog

Credit by External Examination

Western Illinois University grants college-level credit to students successfully completing any of the programs listed below prior to enrollment at Western. Students can receive up to 30 semester hours of credit for graduation from military, external testing, or a combination of both.

  • College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
  • Defense Activity for Nontraditional Education Support (DANTES)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • Proficiency Examination Program (PEP)
  • Seal of Biliteracy (HB 4330)
  • Advanced Placement (AP) — note this is not included in the 30 s.h. limit

For specific information related to score requirements and academic areas covered by these programs, please contact Undergraduate Admissions, Sherman Hall 115, telephone (309) 298-3157 or wiu.edu/admissions.