Transfer Credit and Prior Learning


 Transferring to Norwich

Interested in transferring to Norwich? Click here to find out more about the admissions process and what to do once you’ve been accepted.

Also, get a head start by viewing how courses taken at other institutions have transferred to Norwich in the past.


Limits on Transfer Credit while at Norwich

There are limits on the number of credits transferred that may be applied to the degree program and major selected.

  • At least one-fourth of your required degree credits must be earned at Norwich.
  • No more than 40% of credits required in courses specified in the discipline of the major may be transfer credit.
  • No more than three of the six required courses specified in the discipline of the minor or concentration may be filled with transfer credit.

Please consult the online catalog for specific policies regarding transfer credit.


Transfer Credit Pre-Approval Guide

Students should ensure that any classes they plan on taking at other institutions are pre-approved to transfer to Norwich.  Students can view a list of previously approved courses at the above link as well as get more information about how to get courses pre-approved.


Studying Abroad

Click here to find out more about the study abroad process.


Studying at Other U.S. Colleges and Universities

Hoping to take classes over the summer locally? Want to explore another school for a semester? Click here to find out more about taking classes at another U.S. College or University.


Extra Institutional Learning and Credit through Examination

Some course credit may be granted after the successful completion of exams such as the Advanced Placement (AP), the College Level Examination Program (CLEP), DSST Examinations, the International Baccalaureate (IB), or Cambridge Examinations. To find out more click here.


Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about Transfer Credit.

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