AP Human Geography Score Calculator

With AP exam dates less than a month away, it’s an ideal time to check your level of readiness by taking an official AP Human Geography (APHG) exam from an earlier year. 

To help determine how you currently measure up, our team designed an interactive AP Human Geography Score Calculator to show what AP® score you’d likely have earned based on the previous year’s exam released by the College Board.

AP Human Geography Score Calculator

AP Human Geography Score Calculator

Want to predict your likely AP Human Geography score? Simply use the sliders below to adjust the multiple-choice section and free response questions. The curve for this score calculator is based on the most recently available scoring guidelines.

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Please keep in mind that this tool only provides a rough estimate of your current AP Human Geography knowledge. The calculator is best used to determine whether you’re close to your target score cutoff and in need of greater study time. 

Why Use Exam Strategist’s AP Human Geography Score Calculator?

Exam Strategist only uses the most recent past exams and official scoring worksheets released by the College Board to provide you with the best estimate of your current APHG skill level. The calculator was built to help motivated students reduce unnecessary worry through better understanding of how raw scores on the AP Human Geography exam are converted to the scaled 1-5 AP® scores. 

Frequently Asked Questions: AP Human Geography Score Calculator

According to the 2022 AP score distributions, 14.9% of students received a 5. Additionally, you would have needed to gain 70.0% of the total composite points on the APHG exam to score a 5. 

In 2022, 18.7% of students received a 4 on the APHG exam. Alternatively, you would have needed to correctly answer 58.3% of the total available points to earn a 4 on the AP Human Geography exam. 

According to the College Board’s 2022 AP score distributions, 19.6% of students earned a 3 on the AP Human Geography exam. In order to secure a 3 on the 2022 exam, you only needed to correctly answer 48.3% of the questions. 

The multiple-choice and free response sections each accounted for 50% of the total composite score. For example, if you correctly answered 75% of the multiple choice questions and 50% of the free response questions, you would’ve earned a raw score of 90 out of the possible 120. Your total composite score is then converted to a 1-5 AP® score.

Out of the 221,815 students who took the AP Human Geography exam in 2022, 53.2% passed with a score of 3 or higher. The mean score was 2.70 with a standard deviation of 1.45. 

Thanks for checking out our AP Human Geography score calculator. Please don’t hesitate to reach out via our contact page with any suggestions or questions you may have. And best of luck on your 2023 AP exams! 


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