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Transferring Credits to NDSU

In general, NDSU will accept the transfer of college-level course work earned from regionally accredited colleges or universities. Courses earned through non-accredited institutions or those that are remedial by definition of the transferring institution or equivalent to a remedial course at NDSU, will not be accepted in transfer. Remedial coursework may satisfy pre-requisite requirements.

  • Generally speaking, credits accepted in transfer from other institutions may satisfy a number of categories including general education requirements, major/program requirements, and/or free electives.
  • The applicability of transfer credits toward your intended program of study is determined by the Office of Registration and Records and NDSU academic departments upon admission to NDSU.
  • Transfer credits are officially evaluated by the NDSU Office of Registration and Records approximately 3-4 weeks following admission to NDSU.

Transfer Course Equivalencies – NDSU equivalencies of transfer courses from other institutions
Curriculum Guides – Major/program requirements (list of required classes)
Transfer Credit Worksheet (PDF) – Tutorial on how to unofficially evaluate your transfer credits
Transfer Policies – University guidelines on transfer credits and NDSU graduation requirements

Every effort has been made to provide accurate and current information. Final decisions regarding the transfer of credit and application of credit to majors rest with the NDSU Office of Registration and Records and/or the respective academic departmental offices.

Transfer Credit Worksheet

Download the printable version of the Transfer Credit Worksheet for a step-by-step guide on how to determine if your credits transfer and how to use them in your chosen program of study.


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North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-8643 / Fax: (701) 231-8802
Campus address: Ceres Hall 114
Physical/delivery address: 1301 Administration Ave., Fargo, ND 58102
Mailing address: NDSU Dept. 5230 / PO Box 6050 / Fargo, ND 58108-6050
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Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014 1:11:43 PM