This year, qualifying students will pay a reduced rate: $15 for each of their first three exams and $53 for each additional one. The regular cost of an AP exam is $87.
The elimination of AP fee waivers stems from federal budget cuts. In December, Congress reduced the funds available to help high school students pay for exams from $43 million to $27 million.
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