Credit Information 

Xavier University of Louisiana’s policies regarding advanced credit are outlined in the University Catalog. Please note that credit policy is subject to change at any point during the academic year. To receive credit, official exam scores or college transcripts must be received no later than the end of your first semester of enrollment. Any exam scores or college transcripts received after that time will not be eligible for review or credit. 


Please submit official AP, IB and/or CLEP scores to the Office of Admissions: 


Office of Admissions

1 Drexel Drive

New Orleans, LA 70125



Xavier University of Louisiana uses Accuplacer Next Generation scores, along with ACT/SAT scores, to determine placement. Listed below is a breakdown of how students are placed based on their scores.


Classic Elementary Writing to Next Generation Writing

Classic Score
Next Generation Score

English 09900-2
1-4EGL 10003-4
5-8ENGL 10105-8


Classic Elementary Algebra to Next Generation Quantitative Reasoning, Algebra, and Statistics

Classic Score
Next Generation Score
0-85Math 0990259 and below
86-108Math 1010, 1015, 1020, 1030, 2010260-269
109-120Math 1030270-274


Classic Reading Comprehension to Next-Generation Concordance

Classic Score
Next Generation Score
0-71Reading 0992I247 - below
72-82Reading 992248-254
83-120 Reading Exempt255-279