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Youngstown State University

Youngstown, OH


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AP Credit Policy

Youngstown State University awards college credit for most Advanced Placement exams with scores of 3, 4, or 5. If you are a high school student and you asked the College Board to send your scores to Youngstown State University, your scores will be evaluated when YSU receives the score report. You will receive notification of credit several weeks later via your YSU email account if you are a current student. Please note: Credit is only posted once a student has enrolled at Youngstown State University. Credit earned for AP tests will be posted as transfer credit upon receipt of an official report sent from College Board. Eligibility for credit is considered only for those tests recognized by the departments at the time of matriculation.

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  • Offers placement into advanced courses


Study Options

Majors and Degrees

The college offers the following degrees: Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctoral

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Special Academics Program

  • Accelerated Study
  • Cross-Registration
  • Distance Learning
  • Double Major
  • Dual Enrollment of High School Students
  • English as a Second Language
  • Honors Program
  • Independent Study
  • Internships
  • ROTC, Air Force
  • ROTC, Army
  • Student-Designed Major
  • Study Abroad
  • Teacher Certification
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Visiting/Exchange Student Program

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