Transfer of Credit

Transferring Credits
Transfer students may have course work earned at accredited institutions evaluated and posted to their University of Saint Francis transcript.

Prior Learning Assessment
Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) is a process used to earn college credit for learning that has been acquired outside of the traditional classroom.

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
CLEP provides the learner the opportunity to demonstrate college-level learning by taking nationally standardized examinations that assess the knowledge and skills taught in college-level courses. More than 30 CLEP tests are available and are administered regularly at local sites.

Advanced Placement Credit
High school students who successfully complete the College Board Advanced Placement examinations for college credit should have their official score reports sent to USF.

Veterans Credit
Veterans who qualify under the G.I. Bill of Rights may enroll at USF. Two semester hours of credit in physical education will be granted to veterans honorably discharged after six months of service. Veterans can also submit official copies of military transcripts (e.g. AARTS or College of the Air Force) for evaluation.

Fort Wayne Higher Education Consortium
The Fort Wayne Higher Education Consortium is a group of seven area institutions: Huntington College, Indiana Institute of Technology, Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, Ivy Tech State College, Manchester College and USF. The Consortium allows USF students to enroll in a regularly offered course during a fall or spring semester at any other Consortium school.

Articulation Agreements with Other Institutions
USF engages in articulation agreements with other institutions of higher education to facilitate completion of advanced degree programs.