# Is there an age limit for AP exams?

**Is there an age limit**to give Advance Placement (

**AP**) subject

**test**? Leona Gray, Taking 4

**AP's**, plan on taking 6 more next year. Surprisingly,

**there's**not an

**age limit**. In fact, college students have the ability to take

**AP exams**as long as they can find a school that is willing to admit the

**test**to them.

Then, what age do you take AP exams?

21 years

Secondly, can you take an AP test if you're not in high school? **Can I** register **for** an **AP Exam if my school** doesn't offer **AP** classes or administer **AP** Exams? Yes. **You can**'t order **AP** Exams directly, but **you** should be able to arrange to **take** exams at a nearby **high school** that administers **AP** Exams.

Regarding this, can you take the SATS at any age?

For the **SAT**, it's explicitly stated that **you can take** it over the **age** of 21 here: Test-Takers Over the **Age** of 21. So, again, but for the **SAT**, there is no **age** limit. If **you**'re not taking the **SAT** for **one** of its intended purposes, **you can** only register for certain dates.

Can adults take AP exams?

Though it is not required, most students prepare for an **AP exam** by taking an **AP** high school course offered through their school. CLEP and DSST allow open access. Independent learners, **adults**, and homeschooled students often prefer this option. Acceptance is up to the individual college.