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Credit Information

Other credit types

Advanced Placement (AP) credit
  • Scores of 4 or 5 are required. Click here for more information.

  • Official score reports should be sent during the summer prior to enrollment in order for registration prerequisites and credits to be awarded. Students are responsible for contacting the College Board to request official score reports. Official score reports must be sent directly to the Transylvania University registrar. It is critical that official scores be processed by the registrar's office prior to fall registration to avoid problems related to missing prerequisites. Scores reported on high school transcripts or on student score reports are not acceptable.

  • Once we have received the official score reports, AP credit earned is posted on TNet under Test Summary.

  • Transylvania's four-digit college code number is 1808.

International Baccalaureate (IB) credit
  • Scores of 5, 6 or 7 are required on higher-level examinations. Click here for more information.

  • Official IB reports should be sent during the summer prior to enrollment in order for registration prerequisites and credits to be awarded. Students are responsible for contacting the IB testing authority to request official score reports. Official score reports must be sent directly to the Transylvania University registrar. It is critical that official scores be processed by the registrar's office prior to fall registration to avoid problems related to missing prerequisites. Scores reported on high school transcripts or on student score reports are not acceptable.

  • Once we have received the official score reports, IB credit earned is posted on TNet under Test Summary.

  • Learn more about Transy's IB Scholars program.

Dual enrollment/transfer credit
  • Courses taken elsewhere though dual enrollment programs in high school or at a regionally accredited college or university will be considered for transfer. 

  • The credit must be consistent with the academic objectives of Transylvania. A grade of C- (1.67) or higher is required. 

  • Students must have an official transcript sent from the college or university directly to the Transylvania University registrar. 

  • Courses taken by correspondence as well as GE Area IV and Area V courses are ordinarily not transferable. 

  • The use of transfer courses to satisfy major/minor requirements is determined by the program director of that area. Transfer grades will not affect the calculation of the cumulative grade point average.

Limits on external credits (transfer, AP, etc.)
  • No more than 18 of the 36 units required for the Transylvania degree may be earned elsewhere or by any other means than through courses offered at Transylvania.

  • Eight of the last nine units must be taken in residence at Transylvania.

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