North Dakota students lead the nation in advanced placement exams.
From 2016 to 2018– there was a 55 percent increase in their success rate.
Students earn college credits for taking AP classes.
They also save money on college tuition.
Last year– North Dakota kids saved a whopping 1.76 million dollars.
“So many students that have a goal of going to college and if that is what they have their sights set on, then they’re really going to strive whether it’s through AP or through dual-credit, whichever way to get that cost down a little bit,” said Polly Sivertson, college and career counselor.
An average cost to go to a 4-year college in the state is $31,252.