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Transfer and Test Credit

Per the Undergraduate Registration Requirement, there are required minimum numbers of Northwestern credits and quarters students must earn in order to complete a Northwestern degree. These minimums also affect the numbers of Advanced Placement (AP), transfer credit, and/or other external credit (such as International Baccalaureate) that may be applied toward the undergraduate degree. The requirement varies depending upon whether a student enters as a freshman or transfer student, and whether the degree program is a four-year program or a dual bachelor’s degree program. Students should review the requirement when attempting to transfer credit.

Transfer credit guidelines for:

Procedures for:

General guidelines for transfer credit

To review the general guidelines for transfer credit visit the transfer credit policies page.