Transfer Credits

Now that you accept transfer credits, can I skip some Foundation courses?

If you complete your transfer credit request within seven days after receiving the email notifying you that you are qualified for admission, you may be Read more...

Can I transfer credits to UoPeople? Do UoPeople courses transfer to other universities?

Yes! In keeping with our mission to open the gates of higher education for all, UoPeople may accept transferred credits from both accredited US and Read more...

What about transferring credits to other universities?

The transferability of credits you earn at University of the People is at the complete discretion of an institution to which you may seek to transfer. Read more...

Can I transfer credits from any institution to UoPeople?

UoPeople is now accepting credits from any accredited university or college within the United States. We also accept transfer credits from universities Read more...

What happens if my request for transfer credit is denied? Can I appeal?

If an application for transfer credits is denied, a student may email the Office of Transfer Credits at Transfer.Credit@uopeople.edu. It is then up to the Read more...

Why does it cost money to transfer credits?

Asking for credit evaluation does not cost money. Only if and when your transfer credit request is approved, you will be asked to pay an evaluation fee Read more...

Do you accept transfer students?

Yes! In keeping with our mission to open the gates of higher education for all, UoPeople may accept transferred credits from both accredited US and Read more...

How can I apply for transfer credits? / Where can I submit my request?

Students who are already enrolled at UoPeople will be able to submit their request through the Self Services Portal. Applicants can find the request form Read more...

How can I pay to Transfer Credit?

You may pay the Transfer Credit Evaluation Fee in all accepted payment methods at UoPeople, besides wire transfer. Including: PayPal – Transfer the Read more...

Are there UoPeople courses you cannot transfer credits to?

Yes, Online Education Strategies (UNIV 1001) and English Composition 1 that is required for those who need to prove English proficiency. Read more...

How does Transfer Credit work?

In keeping with our mission to open the gates of higher education for all, UoPeople may accept transferred credits from both accredited US and accredited Read more...

How does the Office of Transfer Credits make their decisions?

Once a student has submitted all necessary documentation for a credit transfer, the Office of Transfer Credits at UoPeople will review the information Read more...

Will I be able to graduate faster if I transfer credit?

Yes! For undergraduate degree programs, UoPeople may award the transfer of up to 50% of the required program credits.This means that students can transfer Read more...

Can I transfer credits if I study toward an associate degree?

In keeping with our mission to open the gates of higher education for all, UoPeople may accept transferred credits from both accredited US and accredited Read more...

Can I apply to transfer credit later?

You may apply to transfer credit at any point during your studies at UoPeople. Just make sure you have the proof of the course completion. Notice that Read more...

Is the Transfer Credit Evaluation Fee refundable?

The Transfer Credit Evaluation Fee is non-refundable since it is paid only once the evaluation is completed.  Read more...

Should I stop studying until I receive an answer about my transfer credit request?

Please be aware that you cannot assume any of your courses are recognized until you receive the notification. We strongly recommend you not to change Read more...

What is Transfer Credit?

In keeping with our mission to open the gates of higher education for all, UoPeople may accept transferred credits from both accredited US and accredited Read more...

Will I need to submit a copy of the course syllabus for transfer credit?

When there is a doubt about the content of the transfer credit and its equivalency to UoPeople courses you may be asked to submit a copy of the course Read more...

Which office is responsible for the transfer credit evaluation?

The Transfer Credit Office (Transfer.Credit@UoPeople.edu)  Read more...

Can I transfer credits if I study toward a bachelor’s degree?

In keeping with our mission to open the gates of higher education for all, UoPeople may accept transferred credits from both accredited US and accredited Read more...

Will the grades from my transfer credit course be calculated in my CGPA/GPA?

Each course considered for transfer must have a grade of C level or above. Once the course is recognized, it only transfers as earned credits without a Read more...

Will the transfer credit course be reflected on my transcript?

The credits which were unofficially approved will be officially approved and transfer into the student’s transcript only once the student has Read more...

Can I transfer credits for proctored courses?

Yes, UoPeople may accept transfer credits for UoPeople courses with proctored exams and you will only need to complete the remaining proctored courses as Read more...

Is there a payment deadline once the transfer credit decision is made?

UoPeople announces its’ admissions and transfer credit decisions by the final Notice of Admissions Day (Please see Admissions calendar here). Read more...

Do I need to pay for transfer credits?

Asking for credit evaluation does not cost money. Only if and when your transfer credit request is approved, you will be asked to pay an evaluation fee Read more...

If I have credits from college, can I transfer them to UoPeople?

In keeping with our mission to open the gates of higher education for all, UoPeople may accept transferred credits from both accredited US and accredited Read more...

if one has prior knowledge of a couse can the course be shortened to save time for e.g. computer science

University of the People will consider transferring credits earned at accredited US universities and accredited universities outside of the U.S. UoPeople Read more...

Will I get my documents for transfer credit back?

No, UoPeople will not be able to return any documents submitted to the Office of Transfer Credits (or any other UoPeople department) while applying for a Read more...

Does the name of the transfer credit course need to be identical to the name of the course offered by UoPeople?

No. UoPeople will consider accepting transfer credit for a course in any instance in which the course content is equivalent to that of one of Read more...

Do you accept transfer credits on behalf of a military service/professional experiences?

UoPeople will not accept remedial credits, experiential credit or continuing education units. For additional information, please visit here. Read more...

Do you accept transfer credits from vocational courses?

UoPeople will not accept remedial credits, experiential credit or continuing education units. For additional information, please visit here. Read more...

Do you accept transfer credits from a master-level or higher for the undergraduate level?

Yes, UoPeople accepts all official post-secondary credentials for transfer credit: associate, bachelor's, and master's degree programs.  Read more...

Should I register for courses for next term or should I wait until I receive the transfer credit decision from the Office of Transfer Credits?

We strongly recommend that you continue your studies as usual and not change your future registrations before you get an answer on your evaluation. Any Read more...

Who is eligible to transfer their credits?

All students and applicants are able to transfer credits. University of the People will consider transferring credits earned at accredited US universities Read more...

Can I edit my request for transfer credit after I submit it?

No. Do not submit your request unless you have filled in all the courses you would like to have evaluated. You will not be able to edit or submit Read more...

Can I submit more than one request for transfer credit?

You will only be able to submit one transfer credit request in the Self Services Portal at a time. Read more...

If I have more questions about transfer credit, who should I approach?

Please visit here to find detailed information about our transfer credit process. You may also reach out to your program advisor directly. You may also Read more...

If I submitted my transcript in the past for transfer credit, do I need to send it again?

If your application has been closed, you will need to reapply. To submit a transfer credit request, do so online using the UoPeople Self-Service Read more...

If I just submit my transcript for transfer credit, will you evaluate it?

No. You may apply to transfer your credits via the UoPeople Self-Service Portal here. We require supporting documentation along with the Read more...

Why do I need to fill in a form, and not just submit my transcript when transferring credits?

You may apply to transfer your credits via the UoPeople Self-Service Portal here. We require supporting documentation along with the transcript. Read more...

Where can I find more information about transfer credit?

Right here! You may also contact your program advisor for more help. Read more...

Can I transfer credits if I study toward a master’s degree?

In keeping with our mission to open the gates of higher education for all, UoPeople may accept transferred credits from both accredited US and accredited Read more...

Is there a limitation to the amount of credits I can transfer?

For undergraduate degree programs, UoPeople may award the transfer of up to 50% of the required program credits. This means that students can transfer no Read more...

Can I transfer credits from a regionally accredited university?

University of the People will consider transferring credits earned at accredited US universities (regional and national) and accredited universities Read more...

Can I transfer credits from other online universities?

In keeping with our mission to open the gates of higher education for all, UoPeople may accept transferred credits from both accredited US and accredited Read more...

Will transferring credit reflect on my Degree Audit? When?

The credits which were unofficially approved will be officially approved and transfer into the student’s transcript only once the student has Read more...

If I change programs later, will it impact the transfer credit decision?

Once your application for a transfer credit is submitted, it will be evaluated according to your current degree program / requested degree program Read more...

If I want to transfer only a few courses out of all the ones I originally requested, can I choose them after the decision has already been made by the Office of Transfer Credits?

Asking for credit evaluation does not cost money. Only if and when your transfer credit request is approved, you will be asked to pay an evaluation fee Read more...

How much does Transferring Credit cost?

Asking for credit evaluation does not cost money. Only if and when your transfer credit request is approved, you will be asked to pay an evaluation fee of Read more...

When will I get an answer about my transfer credit request?

We process any documents received as quickly as possible. You will receive an answer on your transfer credit no later than the final notice of admissions Read more...

Which course credits can I transfer over to UoPeople?

In keeping with our mission to open the gates of higher education for all, UoPeople may accept transferred credits from both accredited US and accredited Read more...

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University of the People will consider transferring credits earned at accredited US universities and accredited universities outside of the U.S. UoPeople Read more...