AP Psychology Score Calculator

With the upcoming AP exam schedule right around the corner, it’s worth your while to determine your level of preparedness by working through past AP Psychology (AP Psych) exams released by the College Board. 

To help evaluate your readiness, our team has put together an interactive AP Psychology Score Calculator to show what AP® score you’d likely receive based on the previous year’s exam. 

AP Psychology Score Calculator

AP Psychology Score Calculator

To predict your possible AP Psychology score, use the sliders below to adjust the 1 multiple-choice section and 2 free response questions. The curve for this score calculator is based on the most recently available scoring guidelines.

AP® Psychology Score Calculator

Note that this tool should only be used as an approximation, and future AP Psychology exams may differ from past AP Psych exams. The calculator will give you an idea whether you’re close to a potential score cutoff or well within your target score range. 

Why Use Exam Strategist’s AP Psychology Score Calculator?

Exam Strategist uses only the most recent past exams and official scoring worksheets released by the College Board to give you the best estimate of your current AP Psych competency level. The score calculator was designed to help students minimize their worry about future scores by better understanding how raw scores on the AP Psychology exam are converted to the scaled 1-5 AP® scores. 

Frequently Asked Questions: AP Psychology Score Calculator

Based on the 2022 AP score distributions, only 17% of students received a 5. Alternatively, you would need to have earned 75.3% of the total available composite points on the AP Psych exam to score a 5. 

In 2022, 22.2% of students received a 4 on the AP Psych exam. Additionally, you would have needed to correctly earn 62% of the total available points to earn a 4 on the AP Psychology exam. 

According to the College Board’s AP score distributions, 19.1% of students earned a 3 on the AP Psychology exam. In order to achieve a 3 on the 2022 exam, you’ll have needed to correctly answer 52% of the questions. 

The multiple-choice section accounts for 66.7% of the total composite score, and the free-response sections account for 33.3%. Raw scores are scaled along a grading curve and converted to the 1-5 AP® scores.

Thanks for checking out our AP Psychology score calculator. Feel free to reach out via our contact page with any suggestions or questions you may have. And best of luck on your 2023 AP Psych exam! 


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