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UPDATE: The postmark deadline for invoices and payments submitted to the AP Program has been extended to June 25, 2021. Late payments incur a $225 late fee.

Payment is due to College Board by June 25 (postmark deadline)—not at the time of ordering. Schools continue to determine how and when to collect and track exam payment.

College Board provides a $33 fee reduction per AP Exam for eligible students with financial need. Schools are expected to forgo their $9 rebate for these students, resulting in a cost of $53 per exam (for international: $83 per exam ($53 for schools in Canada); for AP Seminar or AP Research Exams: $101).

Many states use federal and state funding to further reduce the exam fee for students who are eligible for a College Board fee reduction. State policies for the 2021 AP Exams will be posted on this page as soon as each state’s funding plan is finalized for the 2020-21 school year.

For eligibility criteria and procedures, including criteria for schools and districts participating in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP), visit AP Exam Fee Reductions. For more information on the federal funding options available for states and districts, visit Changes to AP Federal Funding Under ESSA.

College Board and states are working together to provide information about 2021 subsidies in advance of the November 13 final ordering deadline wherever possible, but in some cases, states won't be able to finalize their subsidies until later in the school year. Because the unused/canceled exam fee won't be applied this year, students should be encouraged to register for their exams in the fall.

If Your State Requires Students to Be Enrolled in a Course

Some states require students taking an AP Exam to be enrolled in the corresponding course in order for those students to receive state funding for their exam. Students solely enrolled in an exam only section for a given AP subject won’t receive state funding in this case. For example, students taking AP courses at a virtual school must be enrolled in both the exam only section at the school where they’ll be taking the exam and in a class section for the corresponding course through their virtual school.

If Your State Eliminates Its Subsidy

If your state provided a subsidy for low-income students’ AP Exams in 2020, and the subsidy is eliminated after you’ve submitted your exam order:

  • For students who choose to still take their exams: The amount that will be calculated on your invoice for these exams will reflect your state’s available funding as of the time the invoice is generated.
  • For students who choose not to take their exams: No exam payment will be owed.

2021 AP Fee Assistance Policies by State

State policies for the 2021 AP Exams will be posted below as soon as each state’s funding plan is finalized for the 2020-21 school year.

Provided funds are available, the Alabama State Department of Education (ALSDE) will reimburse public schools:

  • $53 per AP Exam for eligible low-income public school students qualifying for the College Board fee reduction of $33 per exam. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions. Schools will need to send payment of $53 per exam to College Board and then request reimbursement from the ALSDE.
  • $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam for eligible low-income public school students qualifying for the College Board fee reduction of $33 per exam. Schools send payment of $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam to College Board and then request reimbursement from the ALSDE.

The final fee for all AP Exams, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for a qualifying student is $0 after reimbursement.

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. The AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student to ensure that the school is appropriately credited for available fee reductions. If the appropriate fee reduction status is not indicated for students, the school won't receive the appropriate credit for College Board fee reductions and may not be reimbursed for or receive the full state funding available for eligible students.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $53 to College Board for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per qualifying student, and $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per qualifying student.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.
  • In order to receive reimbursement from the ALSDE, the school district's AP coordinator or designee must submit a signed copy of the 2021 AP/IB Request for Payment Form to the ALSDE along with a copy of the College Board AP Exam Invoice. The 2021 AP/IB Request for Payment Form is downloadable on the ALSDE website. The deadline for submission of these documents to the ALSDE is July 31, 2021. A memo was sent out to local superintendents and coordinators on October 14, 2020 with instructions for submission of reimbursement forms to ALSDE.
  • Provided funds are available, ALSDE will reimburse school districts $53 per exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per qualifying student, and $101 per AP Seminar and AP Research Exam per qualifying student, after schools have paid College Board and the district AP coordinator/designee has submitted copies of the invoices and the reimbursement forms to the state.

For more information, review the memo or contact Dr. Michal G. Robinson, AP/IB Program Manager, Alabama State Department of Education, Instructional Services Section, P.O. Box 302101, Montgomery, AL 36130-2101; email: apib@alsde.edu; phone: 334-694-4768.

The state of Alaska will not provide funding for low-income students' 2021 AP Exams. For information on federal funding options available to provide funding for low-income students' AP Exams, visit collegeboard.org/ap-essa.

College Board will provide a fee reduction of $33 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students in Alaska. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53
  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Seminar Exam and each AP Research Exam: $101

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $53 to College Board for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per qualifying student, and $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per qualifying student.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.

The state of Arkansas will pay for AP Exams for two categories of public-school students who successfully complete an AP course and take the respective AP Exam: fee-reduced students and standard-fee students. For more information on the state rules, visit Arkansas Rules Governing Grading and Course Credit.

Fee-reduced students are students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $33 per exam. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions. For fee-reduced students in public schools, the state of Arkansas will pay:

  • $53 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams)
  • $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam

The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for fee-reduced students is $0.

Standard-fee students are students who do not qualify for the College Board fee reduction. For standard-fee students in public schools, the state of Arkansas will pay:

  • $86 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams)
  • $134 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam

The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for standard-fee students is $0.

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. The AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student to ensure that the school is appropriately credited for available fee reductions. If the appropriate fee reduction status is not indicated for students, the school won't receive the appropriate credit for College Board fee reductions and may not be credited for or receive the full state funding available for eligible students.

Arkansas public school students must be enrolled in and successfully complete the AP course to receive the state funding:

  • Arkansas students are only eligible to receive the state subsidies for their AP Exams if they were enrolled in a class section in AP Registration and Ordering and successfully complete the AP course.
  • If a student enrolled in a class section is no longer taking the AP course, you'll need to drop the student from the class section in AP Registration and Ordering.
  • If the student still wants to take the exam without taking the class, don't drop the student from a class section; instead, move the student to an exam only section so that the state subsidies will not be applied.
  • For more information on dropping or moving students from a class section in AP Registration and Ordering, please refer to page 78 of the AP Coordinator's Manual, Part 1.

Specific instructions for virtual school students:

  • Students taking AP courses at a virtual public school such as Virtual Arkansas must be enrolled in AP Registration and Ordering in both the exam only section at the school where they'll be taking the exam and a class section for the corresponding course through their virtual school. Virtual schools must ensure that their AP teachers enroll all of their students in AP Registration and Ordering. Details on these processes are available at AP 2020-21 Guides.
  • Virtual school students must also successfully complete the course to be eligible to receive the state subsidies for their exams. If a virtual school student enrolled in a class section is no longer taking the AP course, you’ll need to drop the student from the class section. For more information on dropping or moving students from a class section, please refer to page 78 of the AP Coordinator's Manual, Part 1.
  • Any students who are not enrolled by the virtual school in a class section in AP Registration and Ordering will not receive the Arkansas state funding for their exams. This means that the physical school where any unenrolled virtual school students take their exams will be charged rather than the state.
  • For more information on enrolling students taking AP in virtual schools, visit Homeschooled, Independent Study, and Virtual School Students and Students from Other Schools or see the AP Coordinator's Manual, Part 1.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • College Board will bill the state directly for its share of the qualifying students' AP Exam fees in each category. For AP Exams taken by students who were not enrolled in or did not successfully complete the corresponding AP course, plus any additional fees due, send payment to College Board.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for any payment owed to College Board.
  • You must provide a copy of your school's invoice to the Arkansas Department of Education by June 25, 2021. Send a copy of your school's invoice to Krystal Nail, Program Director, Arkansas Department of Education by email to Krystal.Nail@arkansas.gov or mail to Krystal Nail, Program Director, Arkansas Department of Education, Four Capitol Mall, Slot 28, Little Rock, AR 72201. Even if your invoice shows a zero balance, you must submit a copy of your invoice to the Arkansas Department of Education in order to have your state funding properly credited.

For more information, contact Krystal Nail, Program Director, Arkansas Department of Education, Division of Elementary and Secondary Education, Learning Services, Office of Gifted & Talented and Advanced Placement, Four Capitol Mall, Slot 28, Little Rock, AR 72201; phone: 501-682-4224; email: Krystal.Nail@arkansas.gov.

For public school students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $33 per exam, the state of Arizona will pay:

  • $19 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams)
  • $67 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam

The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for a public school, fee-reduced student is $34.

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET). After this date, you won’t be able to make any changes to fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. If a change is needed to a student’s fee reduction status after this date, call AP Services for Educators.
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. The AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student to ensure that the school is appropriately credited for available fee reductions. If the appropriate fee reduction status is not indicated for students, the school won't receive the appropriate credit for College Board fee reductions and may not be credited for or receive the full state funding available for eligible students.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $34 to the AP Program for each AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, taken by public school fee-reduced students.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.
  • College Board will bill the Arizona Department of Education directly for $19 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per public school fee-reduced student, and $67 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per public school fee-reduced student.
  • AP coordinators do not need to submit a copy of their invoice to the Arizona Department of Education.

For more information, contact Peter Laing, Policy Advisor, Arizona Department of Education, 1535 West Jefferson Street, Bin #64, Phoenix, AZ 85007; phone: 602-364-3842; email: Peter.Laing@azed.gov

The state of California will not directly provide funding for low-income students' 2021 AP Exams.

For more information on available federal funding options for how your district/school can provide AP Exam fee subsidies for low-income students, please visit the College Board ESSA website.

College Board will provide a fee reduction of $33 per AP Exam, including for AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students in California. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53
  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Seminar and AP Research Exam: $101

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $53 to College Board for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per qualifying student, and $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per qualifying student.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.

College Board will provide a fee reduction of $33 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students in Colorado. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53
  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Seminar Exam and each AP Research Exam: $101

Please note that the Colorado Department of Education is providing funding to districts for 2021 AP Exams taken by eligible low-income students in Colorado via a grant program. The 2020-21 Accelerated College Opportunity Exam Fee Grant Program is intended to increase the number of eligible students who take AP Exams, and receive scores for which college academic credit is awarded, by providing funds to high schools to pay all or a portion of AP Exam fees on behalf of eligible students.

For more information on the grant program and instructions on how to apply, please visit the Colorado Department of Education website.

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $53 to College Board for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per qualifying student, and $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per qualifying student.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.

For public school students qualifying for the College Board fee reduction of $33 per exam, the state of Connecticut will pay:

  • $53 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams)
  • $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam

The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for a qualifying student is $0.

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.
  • Districts implementing the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) should not report all students as being from low-income families. All schools should use district data for free- or reduced-price meal eligibility in PSIS to determine if a student should be indicated as “low-income” on the AP invoice. Remember, student information in PSIS is about eligibility for free or reduced lunch and not participation.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • College Board will bill the state directly for $53 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per fee-reduced student, and $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per fee-reduced student.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for any payment due to College Board.
  • AP coordinators do not need to submit a copy of their invoice to the state, so please do not send a copy of your invoice to the state.

For assistance with AP Registration and Ordering or your AP invoice, please contact AP Services at 877-274-6474 or apexams@info.collegeboard.org. For specific questions about the state funding available, please contact Michelle Rosado, Connecticut State Department of Education, 450 Columbus Avenue, Suite 500, Hartford, CT 06103; phone: 860-713-6748; email: michelle.rosado@ct.gov.

For public and private school students qualifying for the College Board fee reduction of $33 per exam, the state of Delaware will pay:

  • $40 per AP Exam, except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams
  • $88 per AP Seminar and AP Research Exam

Districts are responsible for paying $8* per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students.

The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for qualifying low-income students is $5*.

*Please note that schools must send $13 to College Board for each AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, taken by qualifying low-income students. $8 per exam is to come from the district, and $5 per exam is to come from the student.

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. The AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student to ensure that the school is appropriately credited for available fee reductions. If the appropriate fee reduction status is not indicated for students, the school won't receive the appropriate credit for College Board fee reductions and may not be credited for or receive the full state funding available for eligible students.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $13 to College Board for each AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, taken by qualifying low-income students. $8 per exam is to come from the district, and $5 per exam is to come from the student.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for any payment due to College Board.
  • AP coordinators must submit a copy of their invoice to the Delaware Department of Education. Email a copy of your school's invoice to Nick Buono at nicholas.buono@doe.k12.de.us by June 25, 2021.
  • College Board will bill the state directly for $40 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per fee-reduced student, and $88 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per fee-reduced student.

For more information, contact Nick Buono, College Success Program Administrator, Delaware Higher Education Office, Delaware Department of Education, 401 Federal Street, Suite 2, Dover, DE 19901; phone: 302-735-4193; email: nicholas.buono@doe.k12.de.us.

For public/charter school students qualifying for the College Board fee reduction of $33 per exam, the District of Columbia Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) will pay:

  • $53 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams)
  • $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam

The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for a qualifying student is $0.

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. The AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student to ensure that the school is appropriately credited for available fee reductions. If the appropriate fee reduction status is not indicated for students, the school won't receive the appropriate credit for College Board fee reductions and may not be credited for or receive the full OSSE funding available for eligible students.

After the exams:

  • For schools in the DC Public Schools system (not including charter schools), College Board will bill the district for all standard-fee exams and additional fees incurred, such as late order fees, late-testing fees, etc. Schools in the DC Public Schools system (not including charter schools) should not send any payment to College Board, as all fees will be paid for by the district office.
  • Schools in the DC Public Schools system (excluding charter schools) are no longer provided with a school-specific invoice. The DC Public Schools district office will be billed directly for the school's bill.
  • For charter schools and private schools, the invoice is generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • For public/charter school students, College Board will bill OSSE directly for $53 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per fee-reduced student, and $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per fee-reduced student.
  • For charter schools, payment for standard-fee AP Exams and any additional fees incurred is due to College Board by the postmark deadline of June 25, 2021.
  • Private schools in the District of Columbia must submit payment to College Board for all AP Exam fees by the postmark deadline of June 25, 2021.

For questions related to AP Exam funding for DC Public Schools, contact Rohan Dharan, Manager, Secondary Advanced and Enriched Instruction, District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS), Email: rohan.dharan@k12.dc.gov.

For questions regarding the AP Exam funding OSSE provides, contact Janae Eason, Management Analyst, DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), Email: Janae.eason@dc.gov.

College Board will provide a fee reduction of $33 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students in Florida. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

  • Final AP Exam fee to be paid to College Board for qualifying low-income students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53*
  • Final AP Exam fee to be paid to College Board for qualifying low-income students for each AP Seminar Exam and each AP Research Exam: $101*

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student’s fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students’ fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren’t eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It’s recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school’s AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students’ fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $53 to College Board for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per qualifying student, and $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per qualifying student.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.

*The State of Florida provides state funds to school districts to cover the cost of all public school students' AP Exam fees through the Florida Education Finance Program (Section 1011.62(1), paragraphs (a) and (n), Florida Statutes). Public school AP students are exempt from the payment of any fees for the administration of AP Exams (Section 1007.27(6), Florida Statutes). Each public school pays College Board for AP Exam fees using these funds. Questions regarding Florida state funding for AP should be directed to your school district's finance officer or AP contact person.

The state of Georgia will pay for the AP Exams for two categories of public-school students: fee-reduced students and standard-fee students.

Fee-reduced students are students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $33 per exam. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions. Schools/districts receiving Community Eligibility Program (CEP) funds cannot use this designation as a determining factor for low-income students. Instead, each individual student's eligibility will have to be determined using the criteria outlined on the AP Exam Fee Reductions page.

For fee-reduced students in public schools, the state of Georgia will pay $53 for one AP Exam in any subject (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams).

  • Final fee for qualifying low-income students for one AP Exam in any subject (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $0.

Standard-fee students are students who do not qualify for the College Board fee reduction. For standard-fee students in public schools, the state of Georgia will pay $86 per AP Exam for one AP STEM Exam. The AP Exams included are the following:

  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Computer Science A
  • AP Computer Science Principles
  • AP Environmental Science
  • AP Physics 1: Algebra-Based
  • AP Physics 2: Algebra-Based
  • AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
  • AP Physics C: Mechanics
  • AP Statistics

Final fee for one AP STEM Exam for standard-fee students: $0.

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. The AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student to ensure that the school is appropriately credited for available fee reductions. If the appropriate fee reduction status is not indicated for students, the school won't receive the appropriate credit for College Board fee reductions and may not be credited for or receive the full state funding available for eligible students.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the AP testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for any payment due to College Board.
  • College Board will bill the Georgia Department of Education (GaDOE) directly for its share of the qualifying students' AP Exam fees.
  • New this year: AP coordinators do not need to submit a copy of your school’s invoice to the GaDOE.

For more information, contact Martha Smith in the College Readiness and Talent Development division at the Georgia Department of Education; phone: 404-463-2588; email: masmith@doe.k12.ga.us.

The state of Hawaii will help pay for AP Exams for two categories of public school students:

  1. Fee-reduced students
  2. Standard-fee students who attend Title 1 or Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) schools

Fee-reduced students are students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $33 per exam. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions. For fee-reduced students in public schools, the state of Hawaii will pay:

  • $41 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams)
  • $48 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam
  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $12
  • Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students for each AP Seminar and AP Research Exam: $53

Standard-fee students are students who do not qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $33 per exam. For standard-fee, public school students who attend Title 1 or Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) schools, the state of Hawaii will pay:

  • $41 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams)
  • $48 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam
  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $45 (or $54 if your school does not forgo the $9 rebate)
  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying students for each AP Seminar and AP Research Exam: $86 (or $95 if your school does not forgo the $9 rebate)

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student’s fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students’ fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect the appropriate fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren’t eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It’s recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school’s AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students’ fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.
    The AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student to ensure that the school is appropriately credited for available fee reductions. If the appropriate fee reduction status is not indicated for students, the school won’t receive the appropriate credit for College Board fee reductions and may not be credited for or receive the full state funding available for eligible students.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.
  • College Board will bill the state directly for its share of the AP Exam fees in each category.
  • AP coordinators must submit a copy of their invoice to the state. Email a PDF copy of your school’s invoice to Anna Viggiano at anna.viggiano@k12.hi.us by June 25, 2021.

For more information, contact Anna Viggiano, Educational Specialist for the Gifted and Talented Program, Hawaii Department of Education, 475 22nd Ave., Room 202, Honolulu, HI 96816; phone: 808-305-9771; email: anna.viggiano@k12.hi.us.

The state of Idaho will reimburse school districts for 2021 AP Exams via the state’s Advanced Opportunities program. Idaho students can utilize Fast Forward funds under the Advanced Opportunities program to pay for a variety of college-credit bearing or professional technical exams, including AP Exams. For more information, visit: https://www.sde.idaho.gov/student-engagement/advanced-ops/.

For information on additional federal funding options available to provide funding for low-income students’ AP Exams, visit collegeboard.org/ap-essa.

College Board will provide a fee reduction of $33 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students in Idaho. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53
  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Seminar Exam and each AP Research Exam: $101

Exam Ordering Deadlines

Exam ordering still occurs in the fall. Prepare your school’s AP Exam order to submit through AP Registration and Ordering by these deadlines:

  • November 13, 2020 (by 11:59 p.m. ET): Final ordering deadline. This is the deadline to submit exam orders for all full year and first-semester AP courses, and exam only sections. The late order fee applies for exams ordered after this date (late order fees are not covered by Idaho’s Advanced Opportunity funding). For the 2020-21 school year, unused/canceled exam fees won’t be applied. Students should register for their AP Exams in the fall; if they change their mind about testing, they can do so without any fee.
  • March 12, 2021 (by 11:59 p.m. ET): Deadline for spring course orders and fall order changes. This is the deadline to order exams for AP courses that begin after November 13 and to update the order with any late orders. You can also submit known exam cancellations by this date.

For more information about AP Exam ordering and fees, please see the AP Coordinator’s Manual, Part 1.

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student’s fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students’ fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren’t eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It’s recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school’s AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students’ fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET). If an adjustment is needed to any student’s fee reduction status after April 30, you need to call AP Services for Educators. Students’ fee reduction status must be accurately indicated in AP Registration and Ordering to ensure accuracy of the final invoice.
  • Submit Exam Requests for Fast Forward dollars to the Idaho State Department of Education. Approve/Enter Exam Requests in the Advanced Opportunities portal for any students who will be using Fast Forward dollars to pay for the exam fee.
  • It is preferred that the request for reimbursement be made in the semester in which the student plans to take the course. For year-long courses, it is preferred that requests be made in the Spring semester (January/February access window). Schools will not receive invoices from College Board until June, which is around the same timeframe for spring reimbursements from Advanced Opportunities.
  • For reduced-fee students, make sure to enter and edit the request amount for the reduced amount of $53 and $101. For standard-fee students, enter the request for the full exam fee of $95 or $143.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends.
  • Send $53 to the College Board for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per reduced-fee student, and $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per reduced-fee student.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.

 

For further information, please contact Brock Astle, Idaho State Department of Education, P.O. Box 83720, Boise, ID 83720; email: bastle@sde.idaho.gov; phone: (208) 332-6944.

For Public Schools:

For public schools in Illinois, College Board will deduct the amount per qualifying exam the state is covering from your school’s invoice and bill the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) directly.

For public school students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $33 per exam, ISBE will pay College Board:

  • $38 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams)
  • $86 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam

The final fee invoiced to a public school for a fee-reduced student for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) is $15 per exam.

For Non-Public Schools:

The state of Illinois will not provide funding for 2021 AP Exam fees for low-income students in non-public schools. For non-public school students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $33 per exam, the school will be invoiced $53 for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per qualifying student, and $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per qualifying student.

What All Schools (Public and Non-Public) Must Do

Your school’s AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student’s fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students’ fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren’t eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It’s recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school’s AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students’ fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. The AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student to ensure that the school is appropriately credited for available fee reductions. If the appropriate fee reduction status is not indicated for students, the school won’t receive the appropriate credit for College Board fee reductions and may not be credited for or receive the full state funding available for eligible students.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.

FOR PUBLIC SCHOOLS ONLY:

  • AP coordinators in public schools will need to send $15 to College Board for each AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, taken by fee-reduced students.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.
  • New this year: AP coordinators no longer need to submit a copy of their school invoices to ISBE.

FOR NON-PUBLIC SCHOOLS ONLY:

  • AP coordinators in non-public schools will need to send College Board $53 for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per fee-reduced student, and $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per fee-reduced student.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.
  • AP coordinators in non-public schools do not need to submit a copy of their invoice to ISBE because no state funding is being provided.

For questions and more information, contact Samantha Leav, Illinois State Board of Education, 100 N. First Street, N-242, Springfield, IL 62777; phone: 217-782-7935; email: sleav@isbe.net

The state of Indiana covers the cost of AP Exams for two categories of students at accredited public and non-public schools: fee-reduced students and standard-fee students. The state funding covers exam fees for students who are enrolled in a corresponding AP course for Graduation Pathways or have received similarly approved instruction at an accredited public or non-public school.

Fee-reduced students are students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $33 per exam. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions. For fee-reduced students in accredited public and non-public schools, the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) will pay:

  • $53 per AP Exam in any subject (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams)
  • $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam

The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for fee-reduced students is $0.

Standard-fee students are students who do not qualify for the College Board fee reduction. For English, STEM, and Capstone AP Exams taken by standard-fee 9th– 12th grade Indiana students in accredited public and non-public schools, IDOE will pay:

  • $86 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams)
  • $134 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam

The final fee for these AP Exams (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) is $0.

The English, STEM, and Capstone AP Exams included in this category are as follows:

  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Computer Science A
  • AP Computer Science Principles
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP Environmental Science
  • AP Physics 1: Algebra-Based
  • AP Physics 2: Algebra-Based
  • AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism
  • AP Physics C: Mechanics
  • AP Statistics
  • AP Research
  • AP Seminar

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

Indicate Student Fee Reduction Status

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
    • Once a student's fee reduction status is checked as either reduced or left as standard, the Indiana state subsidies will automatically be calculated for qualifying exams.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. The AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student to ensure that the school is appropriately credited for available fee reductions. If the appropriate fee reduction status is not indicated for students, the school won't receive the appropriate credit for College Board fee reductions and may not be credited for or receive the full state funding available for eligible students.

Specific Instructions for Virtual School Students

  • Indiana students taking AP courses at a virtual school must be enrolled in AP Registration and Ordering in both the exam only section at the school where they'll be taking the exam and a class section for the corresponding course through their virtual school. Virtual schools must ensure that their AP teachers enroll all of their students in AP Registration and Ordering.
  • For additional information on enrolling students taking AP in virtual schools, see the AP Coordinator's Manual, Part 1.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • College Board will bill IDOE directly for its share of the qualifying students' AP Exam fees as follows:
    • $53 per AP Exam, except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for fee-reduced students
    • $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam for fee-reduced students
    • $86 per exam for AP English and STEM Exams taken by standard-fee students
    • $134 per exam for AP Seminar and AP Research Exams taken by standard-fee students
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for any payment due to College Board.
  • AP coordinators do not need to send a copy of their invoice to the Indiana Department of Education.

For more information, contact Whitney Coake, High Ability and AP Specialist, Indiana Department of Education, 115 West Washington Street, South Tower, Suite 600, Indianapolis, IN 46204; phone: 317-234-6868; email: wcoake@doe.in.gov.

In Iowa, fiscal decisions including funding for AP Exams using ESSA's Title IV, Student Support and Academic Enrichment Grants will be determined at the local level. Please visit the College Board ESSA website for more information on federal funding options and the specific steps you can take to determine how your district/school can give subsidies to low-income students.

College Board will provide a fee reduction of $33 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students in Iowa. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53
  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Seminar Exam and each AP Research Exam: $101

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends.
  • Send $53 to College Board for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per qualifying student, and $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per qualifying student.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.

For more information, contact Rosanne Malek, Iowa Department of Education, 400 East 14th Street, Grimes State Office Building, Des Moines, IA 50319-0146; email: rosanne.malek@iowa.gov; phone: 515-281-3199.

The state of Kansas does not provide direct funding for students' AP Exams. Districts may choose to use Title IV-A funds to enable qualifying students to take AP, but that is a local decision. Parents and students are encouraged to contact their school counselor or the district office to see if funds are set aside for this purpose.

The College Board ESSA website provides some information on additional federal funding options and specific steps you can take to determine how your district/school may support qualifying students.

College Board provides a fee reduction of $33 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying students in Kansas. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53
  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying students for each AP Seminar Exam and each AP Research Exam: $101

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $53 to College Board for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per qualifying student, and $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per qualifying student.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.

For public school students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $33 per exam, the state of Kentucky will pay:

  • $53 per AP Exam, except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams
  • $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam

The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for qualifying low-income students is $0.

The Kentucky Department of Education's (KDE) Computer Science and Information Technology (CS/IT) Academy will also pay for all AP Computer Science Principles (CSP) and AP Computer Science A (CSA) Exams for public school students in the state. Therefore, for public school students who do not qualify for the College Board fee reduction, the state of Kentucky will pay $86 per exam for AP CSP or AP CSA Exams. AP CSP and AP CSA Exams for low-income public school students are also being paid for by the state of Kentucky at $53 per exam.

The final fee for an AP CSP or AP CSA Exam for any public school student in Kentucky is $0.

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
    • Once a student's fee reduction status is marked as reduced or left as standard in AP Registration and Ordering, the Kentucky state subsidies will automatically be calculated and applied.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. The AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student to ensure that the school is appropriately credited for available fee reductions. If the appropriate fee reduction status is not indicated for students, the school won't receive the appropriate credit for College Board fee reductions and may not be credited for or receive the full state funding available for eligible students.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • College Board will bill the state directly for:
    • $53 per AP Exam, including AP CSP and AP CSA Exams, per fee-reduced student
    • $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per fee-reduced student
    • $86 per AP CSP Exam and AP CSA Exam taken by standard-fee students
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for any payment due to College Board.
  • AP coordinators do not need to submit a copy of their invoice to the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE).
  • In the event that KDE should ever need to verify the validity of a school's request for fee reductions, all schools receiving AP Exam fee funding from KDE must keep a list of students receiving the fee reductions, including which exams students have taken, on file at their school.

For more information, visit: education.ky.gov/educational/AL/ap/Pages/default.aspx, or contact Dr. Damien Sweeney, Kentucky Department of Education, 300 Sower Blvd., 5th Floor, Frankfort, KY 40601; phone: 502-892-6639 ext. 4545; email: damien.sweeney@education.ky.gov.

The state of Louisiana will not provide funding for low-income students' 2021 AP Exams. For information on federal funding options available to provide funding for low-income students' AP Exams, visit collegeboard.org/ap-essa.

College Board will provide a fee reduction of $33 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students in Louisiana. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53
  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Seminar Exam and each AP Research Exam: $101

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $53 to College Board for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per qualifying student, and $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per qualifying student.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.

The state of Maine will not provide funding for low-income students' 2021 AP Exams. For information on federal funding options available to provide funding for low-income students' AP Exams, visit collegeboard.org/ap-essa.

College Board will provide a fee reduction of $33 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students in Maine. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53
  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Seminar Exam and each AP Research Exam: $101

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $53 to College Board for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per qualifying student, and $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per qualifying student.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.

The state of Maryland will not provide funding for low-income students' 2021 AP Exams. For information on federal funding options available to provide funding for low-income students' AP Exams, visit collegeboard.org/ap-essa.

College Board will provide a fee reduction of $33 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students in Maryland. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53
  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Seminar Exam and each AP Research Exam: $101

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $53 to College Board for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per qualifying student, and $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per qualifying student.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.

College Board will provide a fee reduction of $33 per AP Exam, including for AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students in Massachusetts. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

In addition, the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) has committed to provide AP Exam fee subsidies for low-income public school students only in districts that have one or more schools identified as requiring assistance (except those that qualify due to low participation only) in the state’s accountability system. Please click here to view the list of eligible schools.

For students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction at eligible schools, the state of Massachusetts will provide the following subsidies:

  • $38 per AP Exam, except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams
  • $86 per AP Seminar and AP Research Exam

The final fee for low-income students in eligible schools for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) will be $15 per exam.

For schools that are not eligible for the Massachusetts state subsidy, the final fee for low-income students will be:

  • $53 per AP Exam, except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams
  • $101 per AP Seminar and AP Research Exam

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student’s fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students’ fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren’t eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It’s recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school’s AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students’ fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • For schools eligible for the Massachusetts state subsidies, College Board will bill the state directly for $38 per each AP Exam, or $86 per each AP Seminar Exam and each AP Research Exam, qualifying for the Massachusetts state subsidy.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for any payment due to College Board.
  • AP coordinators in schools eligible for the Massachusetts state subsidies must submit a copy of their invoice to the state by emailing it to testfeesubsidy@doe.mass.edu with “College Board Invoice Copy” in the subject line.

For more information, visit the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education website, review this memo, or contact Meto Raha, Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, 75 Pleasant St., Malden, MA 02148-4906; phone: 781-338-3548; email: Meto.Raha@mass.gov.

For public and non-public school students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $33 per exam, the state of Michigan will pay:

  • $48 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams)
  • $96 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam

The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for a fee-reduced student is $5.

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. The AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student to ensure that the school is appropriately credited for available fee reductions. If the appropriate fee reduction status is not indicated for students, the school won't receive the appropriate credit for College Board fee reductions and may not be credited for or receive the full state funding available for eligible students.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $5 to the AP Program for each AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, taken by fee-reduced students.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.
  • College Board will bill the state directly for $48 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per fee-reduced student, and $96 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per fee-reduced student.
  • AP coordinators must submit a copy of their invoice to the Michigan Department of Education. Email a PDF copy of your school's invoice by June 25, 2021 to Jeff McNeal at mcnealj1@michigan.gov.

More information can be found on the Michigan Department of Education web page MDE/Flexible Learning Options/Advanced Placement (AP) https://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,4615,7-140-81351_40022---,00.html or by contacting Jeff McNeal, email: mcnealj1@michigan.gov Michigan Department of Education, 608 West Allegan Street, Lansing, MI 48909; phone: 517-241-6958.

Minnesota offers reimbursement for AP Exam fees for two categories of public and non-public school students: fee-reduced students and standard-fee students.

Fee-reduced students are those students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $33 per exam. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions. For these students, Minnesota will reimburse:

  • $53 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams)
  • $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam

Final AP Exam fee for fee-reduced students after reimbursement: $0.

Standard-fee students are public and non-public school students who do not qualify for the College Board fee reduction. For standard-fee students, Minnesota will reimburse:

  • $35 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams)
  • $48 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam

Final AP Exam fee for standard-fee students after reimbursement:

  • $51 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) (or $60 if school does not waive their $9 rebate)
  • $86 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam (or $95 if school does not waive their $9 rebate)

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student’s fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students’ fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren’t eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It’s recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school’s AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students’ fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.
  • Complete and submit the Advanced Placement® Program Application for Reimbursement 2020-21 by April 30, 2021 to the Minnesota Department of Education. Please email a scanned version of the application electronically to Jacqui McKenzie. If you prefer, mail the completed application to Jacqui McKenzie, Minnesota Department of Education, 1500 Highway 36 West, Roseville, MN 55113.
  • The Advanced Placement® Program Application for Reimbursement 2020-21 will be available on the Minnesota Department of Education’s website here.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $53 to College Board for each AP Exam taken by a fee-reduced student and $86 for each AP Exam taken by a standard-fee student.
  • Send $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam taken by a fee-reduced student and $134 for each AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam taken by a standard-fee student.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for any payment due to College Board.
  • The state of Minnesota will reimburse the district or school after schools have paid College Board directly and submitted a copy of their invoice to the Minnesota Department of Education.
  • To receive reimbursement of exams, AP coordinators must submit a copy of their AP Exam invoice to the Minnesota Department of Education. Email a PDF copy of your school’s invoice by June 25, 2021 to Jacqui McKenzie at jacqui.mckenzie@state.mn.us or by mail to: Jacqui McKenzie, Minnesota Department of Education, 1500 Highway 36 West, Roseville, MN 55113.

For more information about AP Exam funding in Minnesota, visit: https://education.mn.gov/MDE/dse/ccs/ap/MDE034994 or contact Jacqui McKenzie, Minnesota Department of Education, email: Jacqui.Mckenzie@state.mn.us  phone: 651-582-8852.

The state of Mississippi will not directly provide state funding for low-income students' 2021 AP Exams. However, please note that in accordance with Mississippi House Bill 1643 (2019), state funding is available for courses, curriculum and training, and exam costs including Advanced Placement, dual credit, International Baccalaureate, Cambridge, diploma endorsements (career and technical, academic and distinguished academic) and WorkKeys. School districts and charter schools are eligible to receive grant funds. More information is available on the Mississippi Department of Education website.  For information on potential federal funding options available to provide funding for low-income students' AP Exams, visit collegeboard.org/ap-essa.

College Board will provide a fee reduction of $33 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students in Mississippi. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53
  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Seminar Exam and each AP Research Exam: $101

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $53 to College Board for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per qualifying student, and $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per qualifying student.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.

The state of Missouri will not provide funding for low-income students' 2021 AP Exams. For information on federal funding options available to provide funding for low-income students' AP Exams, visit collegeboard.org/ap-essa.

College Board will provide a fee reduction of $33 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students in Missouri. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53
  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Seminar Exam and each AP Research Exam: $101

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $53 to College Board for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per qualifying student, and $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per qualifying student.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.

The state of Montana will not provide funding for low-income students' 2021 AP Exams. For information on federal funding options available to provide funding for low-income students' AP Exams, visit collegeboard.org/ap-essa.

College Board will provide a fee reduction of $33 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students in Montana. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53
  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Seminar Exam and each AP Research Exam: $101

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $53 to College Board for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per qualifying student, and $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per qualifying student.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.

The state of Nebraska will not provide funding for low-income students' 2021 AP Exams. For information on federal funding options available to provide funding for low-income students' AP Exams, visit collegeboard.org/ap-essa.

College Board will provide a fee reduction of $33 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students in Nebraska. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53
  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Seminar Exam and each AP Research Exam: $101

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $53 to College Board for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per qualifying student, and $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per qualifying student.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.

For public and non-public school students qualifying for the College Board fee reduction of $33 per exam, the state of New Hampshire will pay:

  • $53 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams)
  • $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam

The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for a qualifying student is $0.

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. The AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student to ensure that the school is appropriately credited for available fee reductions. If the appropriate fee reduction status is not indicated for students, the school won't receive the appropriate credit for College Board fee reductions and may not be credited for or receive the full state funding available for eligible students.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • College Board will bill the New Hampshire Department of Education directly for $53 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per fee-reduced student, and $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per fee-reduced student.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for any payment due to College Board.
  • AP coordinators do not need to send a copy of their invoice to the New Hampshire Department of Education.

For more information, contact Melissa White, New Hampshire Department of Education, 101 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH 03301-3494; phone: 603-271-3855; email: Melissa.A.White@doe.nh.gov.

For public and non-public school students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $33 per exam, the state of New Jersey will pay $20 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams.

  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $33
  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying students for each AP Seminar and AP Research Exam: $81

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET). After this date, you won’t be able to make any changes to fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. If a change is needed to a student’s fee reduction status after this date, call AP Services for Educators.
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. The AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student to ensure that the school is appropriately credited for available fee reductions. If the appropriate fee reduction status is not indicated for students, the school won't receive the appropriate credit for College Board fee reductions and may not be credited for or receive the full state funding available for eligible students.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $33 to College Board for each AP Exam, except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, taken by fee-reduced students.
  • Send $81 to College Board for each AP Seminar and each AP Research Exam taken by fee-reduced students.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.
  • College Board will bill the New Jersey Department of Education directly for $20 per AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per fee-reduced student.
  • AP coordinators do not need to send a copy of their invoice to the New Jersey Department of Education.

For more information, contact Tonya Breland, Acting Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Division of Academics & Performance, New Jersey Department of Education, PO Box 500, Trenton, NJ 08625; email: tonya.breland@doe.nj.gov

For public school students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $33 per exam, the state of New Mexico will pay:

  • $50 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams)
  • $98 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam

The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for a qualifying public school student is $3.

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • Report to Region IX Education Cooperative (REC-9) the projected number of AP Exams to be taken by all students and the number of those students covered by the test fee reduction program. Schools must report these numbers, regardless of whether there is a change from year to year. Schools that fail to report these figures will be held financially responsible for paying the AP Exam fees for their students. Please provide REC-9 these estimates by November 13, 2020, (following the initial order), and by March 20, 2021, (if there are any changes to your order) by completing the AP Fee Waivers Reporting Form.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. AP coordinators may change a students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering until April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. The AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student to ensure that the school is appropriately credited for available fee reductions. If the appropriate fee reduction status is not indicated for students, the school won't receive the appropriate credit for College Board fee reductions and may not be credited for or receive the full state funding available for eligible students.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $3 to the AP Program for each AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, taken by fee-reduced students.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for any payment due to College Board.
  • College Board will bill the state directly for $50 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per fee-reduced student, and $98 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per fee-reduced student.
  • AP coordinators must submit a copy of their invoice to the Region IX Education Cooperative. Email a PDF copy of your school's invoice to apsi@regionix.org before June 18, 2021.

For more information, visit apnewmexico.org or contact Jackie Anaya at Region IX Education Cooperative by email at apsi@regionix.org.

For public and non-public school students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $33 per exam, the state of New York will pay:

  • $43 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams)
  • $91 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam

The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for a fee-reduced student is $10.

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET). After this date, you won’t be able to make any changes to fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. If a change is needed to a student’s fee reduction status after this date, call AP Services for Educators.
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. The AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student to ensure that the school is appropriately credited for available fee reductions. If the appropriate fee reduction status is not indicated for students, the school won't receive the appropriate credit for College Board fee reductions and may not be credited for or receive the full state funding available for eligible students.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $10 to the AP Program for each AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, taken by fee-reduced students.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.
  • College Board will bill the New York State Education Department (NYSED) directly for $43 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per fee-reduced student, and $91 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per fee-reduced student.
  • AP coordinators do not need to submit a copy of their invoice to NYSED.

For more information, visit http://www.nysed.gov/curriculum-instruction/advanced-placement-fee-waivers or additional questions can be directed to emscurric@nysed.gov or (518) 474-5922.

The state of Nevada will not provide dedicated funding for low-income students' 2021 AP Exams. Please check with your local school district for potential support options for how your district/school can provide AP Exam subsidies to low-income students.

For information on federal funding options available to provide funding for low-income students' AP Exams, visit collegeboard.org/ap-essa.

College Board will provide a fee reduction of $33 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students in Nevada. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53
  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Seminar Exam and each AP Research Exam: $101

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $53 to College Board for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per qualifying student, and $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per qualifying student.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NC DPI) will fund AP Exams for two categories of public school students enrolled in an AP course who then take the respective AP Exam: fee-reduced students and standard-fee students. Please note that NC DPI will not pay for AP Exams taken by private school students, homeschooled students, or students who were not enrolled in the AP course.

Fee-reduced students are students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $33 per exam. For public school, fee-reduced students enrolled in the corresponding AP course, NC DPI will pay:

  • $53 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams)
  • $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam

The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for qualifying fee-reduced students is $0.

Standard-fee students are students who do not qualify for the College Board fee reduction. For public school, standard-fee students enrolled in the corresponding AP course, NC DPI will pay:

  • $95 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams)
  • $143 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam

The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for qualifying standard-fee students is $0.

North Carolina Rebate

The fee for each AP Exam is $95, or $143 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam, with the school normally retaining $9 of that fee as a rebate to help with administrative costs associated with the AP Exam administration.

Given that NC DPI pays for all AP Exams fees, public schools in NC no longer collect this fee from students. Therefore, NC DPI has agreed to pay for the $9 rebate per exam for standard-fee students. In September 2021, your school will receive a rebate check from College Board equal to the number of your standard-fee used exams multiplied by $9 per exam. For example, if you have 100 standard-fee used exams, your school will receive a rebate check in September 2021 for $900.

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

Indicate Student Fee Reduction Status

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • Once a student's fee reduction status is marked as reduced or left as standard in AP Registration and Ordering, the North Carolina state subsidies will automatically be calculated and applied for all exams taken by public school students who are enrolled in the corresponding AP course.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. The AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student to ensure that the school is appropriately credited for available fee reductions. If the appropriate fee reduction status is not indicated for students, the school won't receive the appropriate credit for College Board fee reductions and may not be credited for or receive the full state funding available for eligible students.

Indicate Student Course Enrollment Status

  • North Carolina public school students are only eligible to receive the state funding if they were enrolled in the corresponding AP course.
  • Virtual schools must ensure that their AP teachers enroll all of their students in AP Registration and Ordering. Students taking AP courses at a virtual school such as NCVirtual must be enrolled in both the exam only section at the school where they'll be taking the exam and a class section for the corresponding course through their virtual school. Details on these processes are available at AP 2020-21 Guides.
  • Any students who are not enrolled in a class section for the corresponding course by the virtual school will not receive the North Carolina state funding for their exams. This means that the physical school where any unenrolled virtual school students take their exams will be charged rather than the state.
  • For more information on enrolling students taking AP in virtual schools, visit Homeschooled, Independent Study, and Virtual School Students and Students from Other Schools, or see the AP Coordinator's Manual, Part 1.
  • For private school, homeschool, IB, or self-study students who did not take the corresponding AP course, the AP coordinator should indicate these students as “Exam Only” in AP Registration and Ordering.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • College Board will bill NC DPI directly for its share of the qualifying students' AP Exam fees.
  • AP coordinators must send payment to College Board for any ancillary fees incurred, as well as for exams for homeschooled students, private school students, or students who were not enrolled in the corresponding AP course.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for any payment owed to College Board.
  • It is not necessary to send a copy of your school's invoice to NC DPI.

For more information, contact Kathleen Koch, Senior Director, NC AP Partnership, email: kkoch@collegeboard.org; phone: 704-534-6455; or Beth Cross, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, Mail Service Center 6307, Raleigh, NC 27699-6307; email: Beth.Cross@dpi.nc.gov; phone: 984.236.2739.

College Board will provide a fee reduction of $33 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying economically disadvantaged students in North Dakota. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

In addition, the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction (NDDPI) will use state funds to support the costs of 2021 AP Exams in English, math, science, and computer science for two categories of students: fee-reduced students and standard-fee students.

Fee-reduced students are economically disadvantaged students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $33 per exam. For fee-reduced students taking AP Exams in English, math, science, and computer science, NDDPI will cover the entire remaining $53 exam fee for up to four (4) qualifying exams over the student's high school career.

Standard-fee students are students who do not qualify for the College Board fee reduction. For standard-fee students taking AP Exams in English, math, science, and computer science, NDDPI will provide the following exam subsidies:

  • NDDPI will cover the full $86 exam fee for the student's first qualifying exam.
  • NDDPI will cover ~50% of the exam fees ($43 of the $86 fee) for the next 3 qualifying exams over the student's high school career.

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • AP coordinators will need to submit an Advanced Placement (AP) Student Fee Submission form to NDDPI to determine how much the state will pay to College Board vs. how much your school will need to pay.
  • For more detailed instructions on the funding process for AP coordinators in North Dakota, please visit NDDPI's website.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.

For more information and questions, visit NDDPI's website or contact Davonne Eldredge, North Dakota Department of Public Instruction, 600 E. Boulevard Ave., Dept. 201, Bismarck, ND 58505-0440; email: deldredge@nd.gov; phone: 701-328-4525.

For public and non-public school students qualifying for the College Board fee reduction of $33 per exam, the state of Ohio will pay:

  • $53 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams)
  • $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam

The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for a qualifying student is $0.

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student’s fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students’ fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren’t eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It’s recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school’s AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students’ fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.
    The AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student to ensure that the school is appropriately credited for available fee reductions. If the appropriate fee reduction status is not indicated for students, the school won’t receive the appropriate credit for College Board fee reductions and may not be credited for or receive the full state funding available for eligible students.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • College Board will bill the state directly for $53 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per fee-reduced student, and $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per fee-reduced student.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.
  • AP coordinators do not need to send a copy of their invoice to the Ohio Department of Education.

For more information, contact Brian Roget, Associate Director, Office of Learning and Instructional Strategies, Ohio Department of Education, 25 South Front Street, 5th Floor, Columbus, OH 43215-4183; phone: 614-387-2128; email: brian.roget@education.ohio.gov.

The state of Oklahoma will pay part of the AP Exam fees for two categories of public-school students: fee-reduced students and standard-fee students who take two or more AP Exams in 2021.

Fee-reduced students are public school students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $33 per exam. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions. For these students, the state of Oklahoma will pay:

  • $43 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams)
  • $91 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam

The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for fee-reduced students is $10.

Standard-fee students are public school students who do not qualify for the College Board fee reduction. For standard-fee students who take two or more AP Exams in 2021, the state of Oklahoma will pay $25 for each AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) that the student takes.

  • Final fee per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for standard-fee students who take two or more exams: $61 (or $70 if school does not forgo the $9 rebate)
  • Final fee per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam for standard-fee students who take two or more exams: $109 (or $118 if school does not forgo the $9 rebate)

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. The AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student to ensure that the school is appropriately credited for available fee reductions. If the appropriate fee reduction status is not indicated for students, the school won't receive the appropriate credit for College Board fee reductions and may not be credited for or receive the full state funding available for eligible students.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $10 to College Board for each AP Exam taken by fee-reduced students.
  • For AP Exams taken by standard-fee students who took two or more AP Exams, send $61 to College Board for each exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams).
  • For AP Seminar and AP Research Exams taken by students who took two or more exams, send $109 to College Board for each exam.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for any payment due to College Board.
  • College Board will bill the state directly for its share of fee-reduced students' and standard-fee students' AP Exam fees.
  • AP coordinators do not need to send a copy of their invoice to the Oklahoma State Department of Education.

For more information, visit: http://www.ok.gov/sde/ap-exam-schedule-and-test-fee, or contact Elizabeth Maughan, Director of Fine Arts and AP, Oklahoma State Department of Education, 2500 North Lincoln Boulevard, Oklahoma City, OK 73105; phone: 405-522-0863; email: Elizabeth.Maughan@sde.ok.gov.

The state of Oregon will pay for AP Exams, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for public school students as follows:

  • Fee-reduced students: For public school students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $33 per exam, the state of Oregon will pay $53 per AP Exam, or $101 per AP Research Exam or AP Seminar Exam. The school will forgo their $9 rebate. These students will be responsible for paying $0.

The state of Oregon does not have funds this year to pay for standard-fee students’, private school students’ or homeschool students’ AP Exam fees.

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student’s fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students’ fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren’t eligible for the College Board fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It’s recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school’s AP Exam order. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students’ fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. The AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student to ensure that the school is appropriately credited for available fee reductions. If the appropriate fee reduction status is not indicated for students, the school won’t receive the appropriate credit for College Board fee reductions and may not be credited for or receive the full state funding available for eligible students.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • No payment is due to College Board for AP Exams taken by public school, fee-reduced students.
  • College Board will bill the state directly for its share of public school, fee-reduced students' AP Exam fees.
  • For AP Exams taken by standard-fee students, send $86 to College Board for each exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams).
  • For AP Seminar and AP Research Exams taken by standard-fee students, send $134 to College Board for each exam.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for any payment owed to College Board.
  • You do not need to send a copy of your school's invoice to the Oregon Department of Education (ODE).

For more information, visit http://www.oregon.gov/ode/schools-and-districts/grants/Pages/Oregon-Advanced-Programs.aspx or contact Kristidel McGregor, Interim Accelerated Learning Specialist, Oregon Department of Education, 255 Capitol St. NE, Salem, OR 97310; email: kristidel.mcgregor@state.or.us; phone: 503-947-5600.

For public and non-public school students qualifying for the College Board fee reduction of $33 per exam, the state of Pennsylvania will pay:

  • $33 per AP Exam, except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams
  • $81 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam

The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for qualifying low-income students is $20.

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student’s fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students’ fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren’t eligible for the College Board fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It’s recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school’s AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students’ fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. The AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student to ensure that the school is appropriately credited for available fee reductions. If the appropriate fee reduction status is not indicated for students, the school won’t receive the appropriate credit for College Board fee reductions and may not be credited for or receive the full state funding available for eligible students.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $20 to College Board for each AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, taken by fee-reduced students.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for any payment owed to College Board.
  • College Board will bill the state directly for $33 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per fee-reduced student, and $81 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per fee-reduced student.
  • It is not necessary to mail a copy of the invoice to the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

For more information, please contact Brian Truesdale, Pennsylvania Department of Education, 333 Market Street, Harrisburg, PA 17126. Email: btruesdale@pa.gov.

The state of Rhode Island will not provide funding for low-income students' 2021 AP Exams. For information on federal funding options available to provide funding for low-income students' AP Exams, visit collegeboard.org/ap-essa.

College Board will provide a fee reduction of $33 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students in Rhode Island. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53
  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Seminar Exam and each AP Research Exam: $101

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $53 to College Board for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per qualifying student, and $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per qualifying student.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.

The state of South Carolina will pay for AP Exams for two categories of students enrolled in an AP course at a South Carolina public school who then take the respective AP Exam: fee-reduced students and standard-fee students.

Fee-reduced students are students who qualify for the College Board fee reduction of $33 per exam. For public school, fee-reduced students enrolled in the corresponding AP course, the state of South Carolina will pay:

  • $53 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams)
  • $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam

The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for qualifying fee-reduced students is $0.

Standard-fee students are students who do not qualify for the College Board fee reduction. For standard-fee students enrolled in the corresponding AP course at a South Carolina public school, the state of South Carolina will pay:

  • $86 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams)
  • $134 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam

The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for qualifying standard-fee students is $0.

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student’s fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students’ fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for the College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren’t eligible for the College Board fee reduction, no action is needed.
    • Once a student’s fee reduction status is marked as reduced or left as standard in AP Registration and Ordering, the South Carolina state subsidies will automatically be calculated and applied for all exams taken by students who are enrolled in the corresponding AP course.
  • It’s recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school’s AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students’ fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. The AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student to ensure that the school is appropriately credited for available fee reductions. If the appropriate fee reduction status is not indicated for students, the school won’t receive the appropriate credit for College Board fee reductions and may not be credited for or receive the full state funding available for eligible students.

Specific instructions for virtual school students, plus homeschooled students and private school students enrolled in an AP course at a South Carolina public school:

  • South Carolina students are only eligible to receive the state funding if they were enrolled in the corresponding AP course at a South Carolina public school.
  • Students taking AP courses at a virtual school such as VirtualSC must be enrolled in both the exam only section at the school where they’ll be taking the exam and a class section for the corresponding course through their virtual school. Virtual schools must ensure that their AP teachers enroll all of their students in AP Registration and Ordering.
  • This same procedure applies for districts implementing their own virtual programs for the 2020-21 school year due to covid-19. The AP teacher at the virtual school creates class sections in AP Classroom and distributes the unique join codes to students. The AP coordinator at the student’s high school creates exam only class sections and distributes the unique join code to students in the virtual AP class. The AP coordinator for the student’s high school is responsible for ordering student exams. Details on these processes are available here.
  • Any students who are not enrolled in a class section for the corresponding course by the virtual school will not receive the South Carolina state funding for their exams. This means that the physical school where any unenrolled virtual school students take their exams will be charged rather than the state.
  • For more information on enrolling students taking AP in virtual schools, visit Homeschooled, Independent Study, and Virtual School Students and Students from Other Schools or see the AP Coordinator’s Manual, Part 1.
  • The state will also pay for a homeschooled or private school student taking the AP course and exam at a South Carolina public school. These students must be enrolled in the class section for the corresponding AP course at the public school in order to receive the state funding.
  • Because the state of South Carolina will only pay for AP Exams if the student took the corresponding AP course, these steps are critical to ensure that these students receive the South Carolina state funding for their exams.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • College Board will bill the state directly for its share of the qualifying students' AP Exam fees in each category. For AP Exams taken by students not enrolled in the corresponding AP course and any additional fees due, send payment to College Board.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.
  • You must provide a copy of your school’s invoice to the South Carolina Department of Education by June 25, 2021. If it is necessary to email College Board because of a problem with an invoice, please copy Leslie Dawes at LDawes@ed.sc.gov.

For more information, contact Leslie Dawes, South Carolina Department of Education, 1429 Senate Street, Columbia, SC 29201; email: LDawes@ed.sc.gov; phone: 803-734-4944.

The state of South Dakota will not provide funding for low-income students' 2021 AP Exams. For information on federal funding options available to provide funding for low-income students' AP Exams, visit collegeboard.org/ap-essa.

College Board will provide a fee reduction of $33 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students in South Dakota. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53
  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Seminar Exam and each AP Research Exam: $101

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $53 to College Board for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per qualifying student, and $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per qualifying student.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.

For public and non-public school students qualifying for the College Board fee reduction of $33 per exam, the state of Tennessee will pay $30 per AP Exam, except for AP Seminar and AP Research Exams. The state of Tennessee will not provide funding for low-income students’ 2021 AP Seminar and AP Research Exams.

  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $23
  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying students for each AP Seminar and AP Research Exam: $101

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student’s fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students’ fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren’t eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It’s recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school’s AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students’ fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. The AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student to ensure that the school is appropriately credited for available fee reductions. If the appropriate fee reduction status is not indicated for students, the school won’t receive the appropriate credit for College Board fee reductions and may not be credited for or receive the full state funding available for eligible students.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $23 to College Board for each AP Exam, except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, taken by fee-reduced students.
  • Send $101 to College Board for each AP Seminar Exam and each AP Research Exam taken by fee-reduced students.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for any payment due to College Board.
  • College Board will bill the Tennessee Department of Education directly for $30 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per fee-reduced student.
  • Submit Online Assurance Form to the Tennessee Department of Education: The Tennessee Department of Education has transitioned to an electronic assurance form that must be signed by a school-level or a district-level administrator. This form replaces the paper assurance form used in prior years. It will be released in Tennessee Department of Education newsletters in January. Additionally, schools will not be required to provide student data on exams taken. Please fill out the assurance form by April 30, 2021.
  • AP coordinators no longer need to send a copy of their invoice to the Tennessee Department of Education.

For more information, visit https://www.tn.gov/education/early-postsecondary/epso-exam-fee-assistance-for-low-income-students.html or contact Early.Postsecondary@tn.gov with questions.

For public school students qualifying for the College Board fee reduction of $33 per exam, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) will pay $32 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams.

  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $21
  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying students for each AP Seminar and AP Research Exam: $69

For eligibility criteria and procedures, including criteria for schools and districts participating in the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP), visit AP Exam Fee Reductions. Schools/districts receiving Community Eligibility Program (CEP) or Title 1 funds must still determine each individual student's eligibility using the criteria outlined on the AP Exam Fee Reductions page. All students in Community Eligibility and Title 1 schools and districts are not automatically eligible for AP Exam Fee Reductions.

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. The AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student to ensure that the school is appropriately credited for available fee reductions. If the appropriate fee reduction status is not indicated for students, the school won't receive the appropriate credit for College Board fee reductions and may not be credited for or receive the full state funding available for eligible students.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $21 to College Board for each AP Exam, except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, taken by fee-reduced students.
  • Send $69 to College Board for each AP Seminar Exam and each AP Research Exam taken by fee-reduced students.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.
  • College Board will bill TEA directly for $32 per AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per fee-reduced student.
  • Do not submit a copy of your school's invoice to the TEA. TEA no longer requires a copy.

For more information, visit https://tea.texas.gov/about-tea/news-and-multimedia/correspondence/taa-letters/texas-advanced-placement/international-baccalaureate-incentive-program-state-exam-fee-subsidy-for-the-2020-2021-school-year or please contact Kay Humes, Texas Education Agency, 1701 North Congress Avenue, Austin, TX 78701; email: advancedacademics@tea.texas.gov

The state of Utah will not provide a dedicated subsidy for low-income students' 2021 AP Exams. However, under the Enhancement for Accelerated Students Program, the Utah State Board of Education distributes appropriated funds to school districts and charter schools according to a formula adopted by the State Board of Education, after consultation with local education boards. Districts may use these funds to cover AP Exam fees for eligible low-income students. For more information, visit the Utah State Board of Education website.

For more information on additional federal funding options for how your district/school can provide AP Exam fee subsidies for low-income students, please visit the College Board ESSA website.

The Community Foundation of Utah has agreed to pay College Board directly for AP Computer Science Principles (CSP) and AP Computer Science A (CSA) Exams for public school students in Utah who qualify for the College Board fee reduction (fee-reduced students). For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

For fee-reduced, public school students, the Community Foundation of Utah will pay $53 per exam for AP CSP or AP CSA Exams. The final fee for an AP CSP or AP CSA Exam for any fee-reduced, public school student in Utah is $0.

For all other AP Exams, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, College Board will provide a fee reduction of $33 per AP Exam for all qualifying low-income students in Utah.

  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Exam (except for fee-reduced, public school students taking AP CSP and AP CSA and AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53
  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Seminar Exam and each AP Research Exam: $101

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $53 to College Board for each AP Exam (except for fee-reduced, public school students taking AP CSP, AP CSA Exams; or AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per qualifying student, and $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per qualifying student.
  • No payment is required for AP CSP and AP CSA Exams taken by fee-reduced, public school students.
  • College Board will bill the Community Foundation of Utah directly for $53 per AP Exam for AP CSP and AP CSA Exams taken by fee-reduced, public school students.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.

The state of Vermont will not provide funding for low-income students' 2021 AP Exams. For information on federal funding options available to provide funding for low-income students' AP Exams, visit collegeboard.org/ap-essa.

College Board will provide a fee reduction of $33 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students in Vermont. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53
  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Seminar and AP Research Exam: $101

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $53 to College Board for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per qualifying student, and $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per qualifying student.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.

The state of Virginia will not provide funding for low-income students' 2021 AP Exams. For information on federal funding options available to provide funding for low-income students' AP Exams, visit collegeboard.org/ap-essa.

College Board will provide a fee reduction of $33 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students in Virginia. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53
  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Seminar and AP Research Exam: $101

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $53 to College Board for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per qualifying student, and $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per qualifying student.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.

For public and non-public school students qualifying for the College Board fee reduction of $33 per exam, the state of Washington will pay:

  • $53 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams)
  • $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam

The final fee for any AP Exam (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) for a qualifying student is $0.

Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam. The AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status for each eligible student to ensure that the school is appropriately credited for available fee reductions. If the appropriate fee reduction status is not indicated for students, the school won't receive the appropriate credit for College Board fee reductions and may not be credited for or receive the full state funding available for eligible students.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • College Board will bill the state directly for $53 per AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per fee-reduced student, and $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per fee-reduced student.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for any payment due to College Board.
  • AP coordinators must submit a copy of their invoice to the Washington Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI). Email a PDF copy of your school's invoice to Jason Boatwright at jason.boatwright@k12.wa.us by June 25, 2021.

For more information, contact Jason Boatwright, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), 600 Washington St. SE, Olympia, WA 98504-7200; phone: 360-725-0436; email: jason.boatwright@k12.wa.us.

College Board provides a fee reduction of $33 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students in West Virginia. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

The West Virginia Department of Education is utilizing state funds to provide funding for 2021 AP Exams taken by qualifying low-income students in West Virginia. Schools must apply for students to receive waivers, and waivers are granted based on individual student's financial need.

Schools must pay College Board directly the following amounts per exam for qualifying students:

  • $53 per AP Exam per qualifying student (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams)
  • $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per qualifying student

The state of West Virginia has appropriated funding that is expected to contribute the following amounts per exam for public and non-public school low-income students:

  • $48 per AP Exam, except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams
  • $96 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam

Grants from the WVDE will be sent to each county, and the fee waiver funding will then be sent to each school so that schools may send payments directly to College Board. After the state funding is distributed to schools, the expectation is that the cost per AP Exam for qualifying low-income students (including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) will be $5.

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Indicate to the West Virginia Department of Education the number of AP Exam waivers needed by using the following link: 2021 West Virginia AP Test Fee Waiver.
  • WV Fee Waiver Deadlines:
    • Deadline for initial submission: January 15, 2021
    • Deadlines for adjustments due to second semester only courses: April 30, 2021
    • Please note that fee waivers will not cover late order fees.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $53 to College Board for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per qualifying student, and $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per qualifying student.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.

For more information about AP Exam fee assistance available in West Virginia, visit https://wvde.us/middle-secondary-learning/advanced-placement/ or contact Karen Linville, Program Lead for Advanced Placement, Office of Middle and Secondary Learning, West Virginia Department of Education, 1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East, Building 6, Charleston, WV 25305-0330; phone: 304-558-5325; email: karen.linville@k12.wv.us.

AP Exam Fees for Low-Income Students

Wisconsin public school districts are responsible by law to pay AP Exam fees for students who qualify for free or reduced-price lunches. This requirement is found in Wis. Stat. sec. 120.12 - School Board Duties. The text related to AP Exam fees is as follows:

Wis. Stat. sec. 120.12 (22) Advanced placement examinations. Using federal, state, local, or private funds, pay the costs of advanced placement examinations taken by pupils enrolled in the school district who satisfy the income eligibility criteria for free or reduced-price lunches in the federal school lunch program under 42 USC 1758 (b) (1).

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $53 to College Board for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per qualifying student, and $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per qualifying student.
  • Wisconsin students who qualify for free or reduced-price lunches pay $0.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.

For additional information, please contact Mark Schwingle, Consultant, Gifted & Talented and Advanced Placement, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction; email: mark.schwingle@dpi.wi.gov; phone: 608-267-9273.

The state of Wyoming will not provide funding for low-income students' 2021 AP Exams. For information on federal funding options available to provide funding for low-income students' AP Exams, visit collegeboard.org/ap-essa.

College Board will provide a fee reduction of $33 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students in Wyoming. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53
  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Seminar Exam and each AP Research Exam: $101

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • Indicate each student's fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering. This replaces bubbling in students' fee reduction status on their answer sheets.
  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren't eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It's recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school's AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students' fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators no longer need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends.
  • Send $53 to College Board for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per qualifying student, and $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per qualifying student.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.

College Board will provide a fee reduction of $33 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students in schools in the U.S. Territories and Commonwealths. For eligibility criteria, visit AP Exam Fee Reductions.

  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $53
  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each AP Seminar Exam and each AP Research Exam: $101;

What Schools Must Do
Your school's AP coordinator must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must login to AP Registration and Ordering and indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
  • It’s recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school’s AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students’ fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators do not need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $53 to College Board for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per qualifying student, and $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per qualifying student.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.

College Board will provide a fee reduction of $33 per AP Exam, including AP Seminar and AP Research Exams, for qualifying low-income students in schools outside the U.S. This includes both U.S. and non-U.S. students outside the U.S.

The fee reduction is available for any student who is a member of a family whose taxable income for the preceding year did not exceed 185% of the poverty level as set by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service. To determine if your students meet these guidelines, refer to the “Annual Family Income for 48 Contiguous States, Washington, D.C., Guam, and U.S. Territories” column in the table that lists annual family incomes by family size, at 185 percent of the poverty level, within the AP Exam fee reduction eligibility criteria, and convert American dollars into your country's currency.

  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each fee-reduced AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams): $83 ($53 for schools in Canada)
  • Final AP Exam fee for qualifying low-income students for each fee-reduced AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam: $101

What Schools Must Do
Student eligibility for fee reductions is determined by your school’s AP coordinator, who must take the following steps.

Before the exams:

  • For your invoice to accurately reflect any fee reductions, the AP coordinator must login to AP Registration and Ordering and indicate the fee reduction status in the roster on the Students page for each student as follows:
    • For each student who is eligible for a College Board fee reduction, check the box in the Reduced Fee column.
    • For students who aren’t eligible for a fee reduction, no action is needed.
  • It’s recommended that the AP coordinator indicate the fee reduction status for AP students taking exams before submitting their school’s AP Exam order, so they know as early in the school year as possible the fees that need to be collected from AP students. However, if the AP coordinator needs more time to verify this information, the deadline to indicate students’ fee reduction status in AP Registration and Ordering is April 30, 2021 (11:59 p.m. ET).
  • Fee reduction status is indicated only once per student, not for each exam.

After the exams:

  • AP coordinators do not need to generate the final invoice. The invoice is directly generated by AP Registration and Ordering and emailed to the AP coordinator after the late-testing administration ends. At that point, the AP coordinator can also access and print the invoice through AP Registration and Ordering.
  • Send $83 ($53 for schools in Canada) to College Board for each AP Exam (except AP Seminar and AP Research Exams) per qualifying student, and $101 per AP Seminar Exam and AP Research Exam per qualifying student.
  • June 25, 2021 is the postmark deadline for payment due to College Board.

Note that College Board may audit fee reductions claimed at any time. AP coordinators should be able to produce documentation verifying fee reduction claims upon request.