Transfer Your Credits
How Will Your Credits Transfer?
Ohio University recognizes several kinds of transferable credits, including those from other institutions and exam credit.
In general, college level courses taken at a regionally accredited institution will transfer to Ohio University with grades of "C-" or better. In some circumstances, a grade of "D-" or better may be accepted for credit.
Many course equivalencies for public and private institutions nationwide are available via Transferology, a free online tool for students.
Credit from Another Institution
Ohio University nurtures partnerships with community colleges throughout the region and country. You can build on your previous coursework and associate's degree by taking courses from Ohio University and your community college to complete your bachelor's degree at OHIO.
Current students interested in taking coursework at another college or university and transferring the credit back to Ohio University should consult with their college's student services office. Courses taken at Ohio University and retaken at another university are not eligible for grade point adjustment under the course retake policy.
Credit by Examination
Ohio University recognizes certain credits by exam, including AP, IB, CLEP, and select international tests.
Credit for Armed Forces Courses
Courses taken while enlisted in the armed forces will in most cases earn you Ohio University credit.
Prior Learning Assessment
In certain instances, you may be awarded transfer credit based on prior life experiences.
Understanding Your Transfer Evaluation Report
The reference guides below give you details about how to read your transfer evaluation report in order to understand which courses transferred and how.
Ohio University is an active partner in reverse transfer initiatives, whereby a student who earned credits that satisfied residency requirements at a community college, did not earn their associate's degree, and subsequently transferred to a four-year institution, can be awarded an associate's degree. To discuss opportunities at OHIO, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 740.593.4199.