Example Credit Descriptions

This is not an all-inclusive list. If you see credit descriptions used by your institution that are not in the table below, please send the values to rtsupport@studentclearinghouse.org and we will add them to the guide.

Abbreviation Credit Descriptions
A The College Board’s Advanced Placement (AP) Program
B Credit by Exam
C College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
D Credit Awarded for US Department of Defense DANTES Program
E Departmental or Institutional Credit based on experience (Life Experience)
F Study Abroad
G The College Board’s (CEEB) Credit
H Completion or Removal of an Incomplete Grade
I International Baccalaureate
M Military Credit
N Correspondence
P American Council on Education Program on Non-collegiate Sponsored Instruction (ACE/PONSI) Credit Recommendation
R Regular Enrollment
T Academic Credits Transferred in From Another Institution
V Audit or Visitor Status (No Credit Awarded)
W Work Experience
X Not Applicable (for Pre-K – Grade 12 use)
Z Other Types Not Included in the Above List

EDI and XML Table:

If values are not an exact match then the value of “other” is placed in the outgoing files.

XML Values
Adult Credits
Continuing Education Unit
Carnegie Units
No Credit
Quarter Hour Credit
Semester Hour Credit
Vocational Credits
Other Type of Credit

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