University of Cambridge International Examinations

Towson University recognizes that the University of Cambridge International Examinations represent achievement beyond the standard American high school program and awards advanced standing to students who successfully complete Cambridge exams.

International GCE Advanced and Advanced Subsidiary (A and AS) Level

A Level

Cambridge International A Levels are recognized for matriculation purposes. Advanced standing credit is awarded for A Level passes with a mark of D or better. Eight units are awarded for science/math A Level courses; six units are awarded for non-science/math A Level courses.

AS Level

Advanced standing credit is awarded for AS Level passes with a mark of D or better. Four units are awarded for science/math AS Level courses; three units are awarded for non-science/math AS Level courses.

CIE Mark for A or AS Level Suggested U.S. Equivalent Grade
A A+
B A- or B+
C B
D C+
E C
U F