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Transfer & Credit Information 

The Transfer page was designed to be informative and transparent with a comprehensive collection of transfer and credit related policies, acceptance equivalencies, as well as Institutional Agreements and Partnerships.

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Information outlined below and contained within the aspects of these pages are copied from the University catalog, webpages and governing body policies relating to earning and transferring of credits, types, and equivalencies. 


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Getting Started @ State (for Transfer Students)                                       

  • Collective information from Admissions and Financial Aid for those interested or planning to transfer to State. 

Academic Credits & Transfer Policy                                                                    

  • General Policies & Guidelines of Transfer for Undergraduates, Post Graduates, Foreign Institutions. This areas includes topics of Residency and applicable Waivers. 

Credit Acceptance & Information                                                                       

  • Policies and details on types of credit accepted, including Early College credit, Online, Transient, CLEP, ACE, Portfolio for Life and Professional Experience

Grades, Repeats, Forgiveness                                                                                   

  • Lists policy on  relating to GPA, repeating courses under D/F repeat rule to increase GPA, and Academic Forgiveness for those that qualify to forgive below satisfactory grades D/F.
    • Conditions and terms apply see page link or catalog for details.

Transfer Agreements & Institutional Partnerships                                 

  • Includes Programs and Institutions that have agreed upon partnering benefits to students, including various 2+2 programs as well as early graduate acceptance into certain programs as a WVSU graduate. 

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