International ACCP Students

The ACCP (Advanced College Credit Pathway) is a pathway program that allows senior high school or first-year international college students to earn one year of general education college credits to be applied towards a Marquette degree. This program gives international students a great start in preparing for college. Marquette University partners with IPERC, which oversees the development and administration of the program abroad.

ACCP applicants should meet the following minimum requirements for full admission. 

ACCP grades:

Marquette College Minimum ACCP GPA Minimum ACCP Grade Accepted Minimum ACCP English Course Grade Accepted
Arts and Sciences 2.50 C B-
Business Administration 3.00 C B-
Communication 2.50 C B-
Education 2.50 C B-
Engineering 3.00 C B-
Health Sciences 3.00 C B-

High school grades:

3.0/83 high school GPA average with no scores lower than 80 in courses related to intended major.

English proficiency requirements:

A score of 70 or higher on the ACCP English test is acceptable as evidence of English


U.S. or Canadian university transcript showing successful academic studies of at least 2 semesters


U.S. or Canadian high school transcript showing successful academic studies of at least 4 semesters


  1. ACCP applicants will be evaluated for full admission after completing both Fall semester of grade 12, and their first semester of ACCP courses.
  2. Full admission letters will be issued on a rolling basis beginning in January to students admitted for Fall semester; and beginning in July to students admitted for Spring semester.
  3. Before receiving an MU I-20, ACCP applicants must submit official copies of their high school transcript, high school graduation certificate (if available), and final ACCP transcript from Saint Louis University.