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Credit for Prior Learning Options

Note: Cape Cod Community College's course equivalencies and transfer credits for any of the Credit for Prior Learning are subject to change. Please contact to the Office of the Registrar to confirm transfer credits.

OptionsCost to StudentTranscript NotationEligibilityContact
Career Vocational Technical Education (CVTE) Not applicable Transfer Credit B (or higher) average within the program and a 2.5 cumulative GPA Office of the Registrar 
College Board Advanced Placement Exam (AP)  Fee paid to Educational Testing Service Transfer Credits – see:
CCCC Advanced Placement Equivalency Guide
Required minimum score of 3 or better Advanced Placement website
College Level Examination Program (CLEP) Fee paid to CLEP plus nominal fee to the testing center Transfer Credits – see:
CCCC CLEP Equivalency Guide
Rec ACE score of 50 or better College Board CLEP website and CCCC Testing CLEP Information
Course Exam Challenge  Fee paid to CCCC; currently $40 Administrative fee plus $40 per credit hour being challenged. Pass or NG
Course Challenge
Meet with faculty to determine eligibility. CCCC Academic Dean and Program Department Chair

Course Portfolio Challenge

Fee paid to CCCC; currently $40 Administrative fee plus $40 per credit hour being challenged.

Pass or NG 

Online intake at My Experience Counts website Office of the Registrar

DANTES

(military only CLEP)

Fee paid to CLEP/ DANTES program Transfer Credits – see:
CCCC CLEP Equivalency Guide
Rec ACE score of 50 or better College Board DANTES CLEP website 
Institutes of Higher Education (regionally accredited) Not applicable CCCC course credit or general elective credit A grade of C- or better (exception of prerequisites) to be applied towards a degree or certificate program Office of the Registrar 
International Baccalaureate Diploma Not applicable Transfer Credits (maximum of 30 credits) Must have an official IB diploma and transcript Office of the Registrar 
International Baccalaureate Higher Level Exam Fee paid to IB testing service Transfer Credits for Higher Level Exams Score of 4 or better on exams Office of the Registrar 
Prior Learning for Professional and/or Life Experience Not applicable CCCC course credit or general elective credit Complete Course Challenge with necessary documentation Office of the Registrar