Advanced Placement (AP)

Advanced Placement courses (AP) are offered to high school students who are academically prepared to take college-level coursework. AP brings the college experience to the high school student.

By taking AP courses and scoring successfully on the related AP Exam, students can save on college tuition by fulfilling degree course requirements. Please read Gateway’s guidelines on accepting AP scores below:

  1. To receive proficiency college credit, a student must be accepted into an associate’s degree or technical diploma program at Gateway.
  2. To receive proficiency college credit, students must submit an official (unopened) AP test score directly from College Board to Gateway Technical College.
  3. To receive proficiency college credit (PR), a minimum score of 3 is required for accepted AP exams.

Please see the Current List of AP Exams accepted by Gateway Technical College.

To request official AP test scores, contact the College Board at 888-225-5427 or email