AP Psychology

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About the Exam

The AP Psychology Exam will test your understanding of the psychological concepts covered in the course units, as well as your ability to analyze behavioral studies.

Exam Duration
2hrs

Exam Dates

Exam Components

100 questions 1hr 10mins 67% of Score

You’ll be asked to:

  • Define, describe, and explain content from a range of course topics
  • Apply skills related to course concepts, theories, and scientific data and methods

2 questions 50mins 33% of Score

In the free-response section, you’ll respond to two questions with written answers. You’ll be asked to:

  • Explain behavior and apply theories using concepts from different theoretical frameworks or subdomains in the field of psychology
  • Analyze psychological research studies, including analyzing and interpreting quantitative data

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