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.

Review the policy about transferring college-level credit in the Undergraduate Catalog


Credit from Another Institution

Ohio University nurtures partnerships with community colleges throughout Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia. You can build on your previous coursework and associate degree by taking courses from Ohio University and your community college to complete your bachelor's degree at OHIO.

View general education equivalency guides with other institutions

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, and CLEP.

Get the details about credit by exam

Credit for Armed Forces Courses

Courses taken while enlisted in the armed forces will in most cases earn you Ohio University Credit.

Get the details about armed forces credit

Experiential Learning Credit

In certain instances, you may be awarded transfer credit based on prior life experiences.

Get details about the Experiential Learning Program

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.

Online transfer evaluation reference guide

Transfer evaluation report reference guide

Transfer Credit FAQs

View FAQs about transferring your credits