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of the Registrar
Once the student is accepted and the Office of Admissions has received
official transcripts from all previous institutions, those transcripts
will be sent to the Registrar's Office for an official transfer
evaluation. Typically, transfer evaluations are completed and mailed
to the student within 10-14 days of the receipt of all official
transcripts. No unofficial evaluations will be completed and all
official transcripts must be received in order for an official evaluation
to be performed. In determining the transferability of academic
credit, the following minimum guidelines will be followed, with
the understanding that Methodist University is at no time under
any obligation, legal or otherwise, to accept the academic credits
of any institution, except where provided for in reciprocal contractual
agreements among colleges. The following guidelines apply to all
- The course must have been completed at an institution that was
accredited by a regionally accrediting agency at the time the
grade was earned.
- In order for a class to transfer it must be graded with a grade
of C or better.
- In order for a class to transfer it must be a course offered
at Methodist University or must fall within an academic area offered
at Methodist University.
- A maximum of 64 semester hours of course work will be accepted
from two-year post secondary institutions. Only courses which
fulfill 100/200 level courses at Methodist University will be
transferred from a community/junior college.
- A maximum of 62 semester hours of credit can be earned through
non-traditional learning sources. A maximum of 45 semester hours
of credit can be earned through CLEP General Examinations, CLEP
Subject Examinations, College Board Advanced Placement Examinations,
the ACT Proficiency Examination Program (PEP), DANTES Subject
Standardized Tests (DSST's), USAFI Subject Standardized Testes
(USST's) and USAFI End-Of-Course Examinations. Credit may also
be awarded for military experience in accordance with the recommendations
stated in the ACE Guide.
- A maximum of 95 semester hours of course work, from all sources,
will be accepted as transfer credit by Methodist University. To
complete a degree at Methodist University at least 25% of the
credit semester hours must be earned through instruction by Methodist
- Courses taught as 100/200 level courses at any institution will
not be transferred as equivalent to 300/400 level courses at Methodist
More Information on Transfer Credits