Transferability of coursework taken at other institutions is determined by the Norwich University Registrar’s Office and Undergraduate Admission. Both follow Norwich-wide transfer guidelines.
Norwich University partners with several community colleges to offer those students a transfer credit opportunity. These agreements are held with:
- ASA Community College
- Beaufort County Community College
- Blue Ridge Community College
- Bristol Community College
- Command and General Staff College
- Community College of Beaver County
- Community College of Vermont
- Dawson Community College
- Defense Acquisition University
- Digital Forensic Examiner Certification (DCITA)
- Erie Community College
- Fayetteville Tech Comm College
- Herkimer Community College
- Horry Georgetown Technical College
- Hudson Valley Community College
- Joint Special Operations University
- Kirkwood Community College
- Mohawk Valley Community College
- Monroe Community College
- Moraine Valley Community College
- Mount Wachusett Community College
- New England Chap. American Public Works Association
- New Mexico Military Institute
- NHTI Concord's Community College
- Ocean County College
- Raritan Valley Community College
- South Puget Sound Community College
- Stanly Community College
- SUNY Onandaga Community College
- SUNY Rockland Community College
- Tidewater Community College
- US Army Special Operation Command
- Vermont Technical College
- Vermont College of Fine Arts
- Association of Vermont Independent Colleges (AVIC) Semester Exchange Program (Note: Norwich Expeditions are not eligible through the AVIC Semester Exchange Program)
- Korea University & Norwich University
How to Get Started
Contact an admissions advisor today to learn more about how your prior education and experience can help you earn your bachelor's degree.
Interested in transferring to Norwich? Find out more about the admissions process and what to do once you’ve been accepted by contacting the Admission Office.
Applying for Admission As A Residental Transfer Student
For on-campus undergraduate students new to Norwich the transfer process begins with Admissions.
Returning to Norwich
Former on-campus undergraduate students who wish to return to Norwich should complete the Readmission Application and submit it to the Registrar’s Office. On the main Registrar’s Webpage, select forms.
The Transfer Credit Equivalency look up is available to research how another college's course transfers to Norwich.
Caution: while most transfer courses are accepted as noted, there are exceptions; faculty may change course content, wherein the equivalency may no longer apply. This list is not a guarantee that a course will transfer as listed rather serves as a guide for how courses have transferred in the past.
To ensure that a transfer course will be accepted at Norwich, a student should always complete the Transfer Credit Request Form prior to enrollment. The student's course is held to the current transfer policies and form approvals are retained for one-year only.
Link for a student no longer with Norwich credential access. Requires account creation and cannot be a Norwich email address.
As with most other colleges and universities in the United States, credits earned at Norwich University are transferable only at the discretion of the receiving school. (Pursuant to Vermont Statutes Annotated, Title XVI, Statute 176, Sec. 1(c)(1)(C).)
Where to Start
Contact the International Center to learn about the many study abroad programs available and how to apply. The Center offers a comprehensive solution to ensure preparations and pre-approvals for course transferability is complete before leaving campus.
While You’re Away
Before you return request that a transcript be sent directly to our office.
When You Return
Where to Start
Before studying at another U.S. college or university it is important to have any classes you plan on taking preapproved to ensure they will transfer back to Norwich. The online form is available through the Norwich applications site, my.norwich.edu, on the Registrar's SharePoint site.
- Review the Transfer Credit Equivalencies as a guide to see how courses may transfer.
- Be aware that while most transfer courses are still accepted as noted, there are exceptions. Faculty may change course content over time, wherein the equivalency may no longer apply.
- If a course is not listed on the Transfer Guide, include the course description when submitted the transient course approval form; a syllabus is highly recommended.
- Course descriptions are usually available on college/university websites, or in their catalogs.
Will my grades or GPA from my previous institution transfer to Norwich?
No. Only credit will transfer. Your GPA is calculated using only the grades you have received at Norwich.
How is credit awarded?
Norwich University uses the semester system. All academic course work accepted for transfer will be converted into semester hours of credit by our office.
I applied, was accepted, and attended Norwich some time ago but withdrew or was academically suspended.
I now wish to return to the university. Should I apply through your office?
Former on-campus undergraduate students who wish to return to Norwich should complete the Readmission Application and submit it to the Registrar’s Office.
Former on-campus undergraduate students who were academically suspended and who wish to return to Norwich should complete the Academic Suspension Readmission Application and submit it to the Registrar’s Office.
An examination to full a course requirement or elective will be evaluated upon receiving an official score report to the Admissions Office from the following organizations. Visit each organization’s website to obtain a score report and/or transcript.
The exam score requirement is noted either within Transfer Evaluation System (TES) or the available PDF.
The College Board — Advanced Placement (AP) and College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)
DANTES Subject Standardized Tests
International baccalaureate (IB)
To learn more about how you might apply your IB coursework at Norwich view here (Download PDF 80K).
Cambridge Assessment International Education
To learn more about how you might apply your Cambridge Assessment exam, please send an official score report which will be assessed by the appropriate content department.