3.35 Credit for Prior Learning

Responsible Position

Vice President of Academic and Student Affairs


Minn. Statute 197.775 Higher Education Fairness

Minn. Statute 120B.13 Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Programs

Minn. Statute 120B.131 College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Minn. Statute § 120B.022 Elective Standards

Minnesota State Board Policy

Minnesota State System Procedure


Alexandria Technical and Community College provides students with opportunities to demonstrate competence at the college-level from learning gained through learning experiences outside of a college or university credit-bearing course and has established a consistent practice for evaluating and awarding undergraduate credit for prior learning. Prior learning may include, but is not limited to, military training or service, Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), College-Level Examination Program (CLEP), and other national standardized assessments with ACE credit recommendations. Credit may be awarded to students who receive a satisfactory score on the exam and present the college with an official score report. 

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Approved by: Leadership Council

Effective Date: 9/25/2023

Next Review Date: September 2026

Archive: 3.3 Student Assessment