Credit Transfer

You’ve invested your time. You’ve gained experience. Transferring credit can save you time and money on your next degree.

As an adult learner, you bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to the classroom. If you’ve previously attended college, have served in the military, or have relevant experience or credentials, you may be able to transfer credits.

How Do I Transfer Credit?

Walden University is committed to helping you earn credit for your foundational knowledge. Learn how to transfer credit into your bachelor, masters,or doctoral program.

Speak with an enrollment advisor today for your free transfer of credit evaluation by calling 1-866-492-5336 for students outside the United States.

What Credits Can I Transfer?

For transfer of credit into undergraduate programs*, you must have earned credit:

  • At any time in the past, with the exception of selected technology courses.
  • With a posted score of a C (2.0 on a 4.0 scale) or higher.
  • That aligns with applicable program or degree requirements.

For transfer of credit into graduate programs*, you must have earned that credit:

  • Within 10 years of enrolling in your Walden program.
  • With a posted score of a B (3.0 on a 4.0 scale) or higher.
  • That aligns with applicable program or degree requirements.

Credits to be evaluated for transfer from other educational institutions must be earned and recorded on an official transcript at a school that was accredited by a regional, professional/specialized, or national accrediting organization recognized by the Distance Education and Training Council or the U.S. Department of Education at the time the course was completed or from an appropriately accredited body.

*There may be an additional program-specific transfer of credit criteria. 

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