Fees and other costs:
Students pay for AP and CLEP (College Board), and IB, but UTK does not charge for evaluation or recording this information on the transcript.
Note: These fees represent institutional costs only. Some external agencies (particularly testing agencies) have their own fees, which can be found in the descriptions here.
When do PLA credits appear on a student's transcript?
Do they accept PLA credit transferred from other institutions?
If so, when do they appear on the student's transcript?
How do CLEP tests appear on a student's transcript?
Equivalent course credit.
Other limitations that student's should be aware of:
For general information about portfolio assessments, please see this page.
Do they offer portfolio credits?
Do they offer a course for students creating portfolios for assessment?
Our institution does not offer portfolio credit.
Who assesses student portfolios?
How do portfolio credits appear on a student's transcript?
Portfolio credit is not offered. Howeer, ACE and DANTES credit are shown as equivalent course credit.
Number of PLA earners (2010-2011):
State 2-Year Community College average is 122.
State 4-Year University average is 224.
PLA Hours earned (2010-2011):
State 2-Year Community College average is 581.
State 4-Year University average is 4,343.
Average age of PLA earners:
State average is 28.
Institutional Contact for PLA:
Dr. Kathy Warden
Assistant Dean, Office of the University Registrar
For more details about PLA at the University of Tennessee - Knoxville, including specific tests accepted, score requirements, and other details for each type of PLA, please see this page.