Transfer of Credits

In general, if you have been enrolled in an associate or baccalaureate degree program at an accredited college or university and possess a minimum grade point average of 2.25 (4.0 scale), you will be considered for admission. Credit will normally be accepted at Augustana from a college or university offering Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Bachelor of Arts, or a Bachelor of Science degrees and holds accreditation from any one of the following regional accrediting agencies of schools and colleges:

Lecture and lab courses taken at an accredited college or university will be transcripted at Augustana. Any credit(s) not used toward major or general education core requirements will be treated as an elective. The actual number of credits accepted for the major will be determined by the appropriate department chairperson. Students must complete a minimum of 30 hours of coursework at Augustana and 50% of the required declared major and minor courses to receive a degree.

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If your coursework includes any credit obtained through the College Level Examination Program (CLEP), Augustana will grant credit provided those credits were from the CLEP Subject Examinations. You may earn as many as 32 semester credit hours (one full year) through satisfactory completion of these exams. Augustana requires official AP scores to be sent directly from College Board for AP credit based on scores of 4 or 5.