Advanced Placement (AP)

Teacher and Counselor Resources

AP Courses and Exams
There is a lot more to an AP exam than meets the eye. In this section we provide a glimpse behind the scenes of the two-year development process of one of the largest exam administrations in the world.

AP Central
The official online home for anyone interested in or involved with the Pre-AP or AP programs. General information about the AP program is also available from this website. You will need to register to access the most up-to-date and comprehensive information on AP courses and exams, as well as unique resources and tools.

School Ordering Services
The College Board requires a login and password.

Course Descriptions
The College Board offers 34 courses in 19 disciplines. On this website you can select the official AP course description for the most up-to-date information about each course and exam.

Exam Calendar and Fees
The AP coordinator notifies AP students of where and exactly when the exams they are taking will be given. Exam proctors should allow about an hour for various pre- and post-administration activities and from two to three hours for each AP exam.