The mission of Tennessee Temple University is to provide Christ-centered
higher education that transforms lives academically and spiritually for the glory of God.
Tennessee Temple University has made a practice of rewarding academic excellence. Incoming students with exceptional academic backgrounds may qualify for certain academic privileges, such as advanced placement, course challenges, and CLEP credit. Graduate students of the university and seminary may qualify for advanced standing.
Advanced Placement Courses (AP)
College Board Advanced Placement tests with a grade of 3 or above may qualify for advanced placement credit in course requirements for a particular program of study. Students should have an Advanced Placement transcript sent to the Student Services Center before arrival.
College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) awards credit by examination for college-level learning acquired without attending class on campus. To earn college credit, students must earn a minimum score of 50 on most CLEP tests. For details, students may contact the Student Services Center.