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AP Scores and Placement

Test Subject

Score

Placement

Quarter Units

Calculus AB (or AB subscore)

5

MATH 51

10

 

4

MATH 42

5

Calculus BC

4, 5

MATH 51

10

 

3

MATH 42

5

Chemistry

5

CHEM 33 or above

4

Chinese (Language and Culture)1

5

Take placement exam if continuing in this language

10

Computer Science A

4,5

CS 106B or 106X

5

Computer Science AB

4,5

CS 106B, 106X, or 107

5

French (Language)1

5

Take placement exam if continuing in this language

10

German (Language)1

5

Take placement exam if continuing in this language

10

Italian (Language and Culture)1

4,5

Take placement exam if continuing in this language

0

Japanese (Language and Culture)1

5

Take placement exam if continuing in this language

10

Latin (Literature or Virgil)1

4,5

Take placement exam if continuing in this language

10

Physics B

5

PHYSICS 25

8

 

4

PHYSICS 23 and 25

4

Physics C

 

 

 

  Mechanics only

4,5

PHYSICS 43 and 45

 

 

 

or PHYSICS 23 and 25

4

 

3

PHYSICS 41, 43, and 45

 

 

 

or PHYSICS 23 and 25

4

  E&M only

4,5

PHYSICS 41 and 45

 

 

 

or PHYSICS 21 and 25

5

 

3

PHYSICS 41, 43, and 45

 

 

 

or PHYSICS 21 and 25

4

  Both Parts

4,5

PHYSICS 45

 

 

 

or PHYSICS 25

9

 

3

PHYSICS 41, 43, and 45

 

 

 

or PHYSICS 25

8

Spanish (Language)1

5

Take placement exam if continuing in this language

10

1 A score of 4 or 5 on this test fulfills the Language Requirement. A score of 5 is required to receive 10 units of credit.

Stanford University awards advanced placement credit for certain International Baccalaureate and international advanced placement subject examinations. The international test subjects must match the content of the College Entrance Examination Board (CEEB) Advanced Placement test subjects that receive advanced placement credit.

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