TRANSFER OF CREDIT
- Only original, sealed transcript(s) from each college/university (accredited as a post-secondary institution by the Higher
Learning Commission or other similar regional agencies) previously attended will be considered by the Registrar's Office for
the award of transfer credit.
Transcripts from nonaccredited institutions, technical-trade schools, proprietary schools, industry-sponsored schools are
reviewed by the UNK academic departments offering courses similar, if any, to the courses stated on the transcripts.
The UNK academic departments recommend to the Registrar's Office which courses or combination of courses, if any, to accept
in transfer, the semester credit hours to award, and the course equivalency, if any, at UNK.
UNK reserves the right to require successful completion of specific UNK courses and/or up to two semesters of UNK course work
before considering/granting transfer credit from such institutions.
- Credit hours earned with a minimum grade of "C" at institutions outside of the University of
Nebraska will be accepted in transfer. All grades and credit earned at any campus of the University of Nebraska since July 1,
1991, will be transferred to UNK and applied to the student's University grade point average.
- All credit hours transferable are converted to semester credit hours (e.g., one quarter hour equals 2/3 of
a semester credit hour).
- Grades earned at institutions outside the University of Nebraska do not become a
part of the student's UNK cumulative grade point average.
- Total semester credit hours transferred from each institution previously attended are recorded on the
student's UNK transcript.
(Note: A maximum of 66 semester credit hours may be transferred from two-year junior or
- UNK does not issue copies of another institution's transcript.
- Applicability of courses (for which credit hours are transferred to UNK) is determined by:
- UNK Registrar's Office - General Studies Program;
- UNK academic departments - majors/minors/teaching endorsements.
- Credit awarded at another college or university for course work completed in a nontraditional manner,
e.g., through Advanced Placement programs (CEEB), proficiency tests (CLEP or comprehensive examinations administered by an
academic department), or personal experience, must be validated by the UNK Registrar's Office and/or appropriate UNK
academic departments. That is, such credits do not transfer automatically, and the student must furnish official score reports,
etc., for consideration. (CLEP score requirement: 50th percentile or better for UNK to award credit. Credit awarded for CLEP
subject examinations only. UNK does not award credit for CLEP general examinations.)
- A maximum of 12 semester credit hours in correspondence courses and 6 semester credit hours in religion
courses from Bible colleges may be transferred to UNK from accredited post-secondary institutions.
5 May 2015