Questions about transfer credit? See our frequently asked questions below.
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Your transcripts will be evaluated course-by-course by a Transfer Specialist. All undergraduate courses from regionally accredited institutions will be evaluated for transfer credit. Sometimes the Transfer Specialist will need more information about your courses, such as a syllabus or detailed course description. If additional information is needed, we will contact you via VandalMail.
No, your course has been evaluated and accepted. Courses identified by 000 are considered electives in the subject and did not have a match to a University of Idaho course. You can talk with your advisor to see how these may apply to your degree.
Yes, if you have earned an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree from a regionally-accredited institution, your General Education Requirements will be satisfied.
Yes, your General Education Requirements will be satisfied so long as it is indicated on your official transcript.
Yes, your General Education Requirements will be satisfied if you completed the IGETC from a California Community College and it is indicated on your official transcript.
Your credits from a quarter school have to be converted to the semester system when they are transferred. A quarter credit is equal to 2/3 (0.667) of a semester credit. See chart below for an example:
University of Idaho requires that all international students transcripts be evaluated by an academic credential service before it is evaluated by a Transfer Specialist. International transcripts will be evaluated based on the University of Idaho's definition of credit found in the catalog and current practices. In some instances, credit earned from other institutions may not equate to a credit earned at the University of Idaho. All transfer credit accepted from an international institution will be recorded using pass/fail grading.
Your transfer GPA does not affect your University of Idaho institutional GPA, which is the official GPA used to determine academic standing and graduation eligibility.
For admission, you are required to have at least a 2.0 GPA on all college-level courses attempted at you previous institution. If you have more questions, call the Undergraduate Admissions Office at 208-885-6326.
For financial aid, make sure to submit the FAFSA by December 1. Your transfer GPA will be considered with your FAFSA for scholarships and additional aid. If you have more questions, call the Financial Aid Office at 208-885-6312.