Transfer Credit for All Learners

The University of Redlands is made up of four schools and each school may have different policies regarding the acceptance of credit for assessed learning. Listed below are the University wide standards that can also be found in the catalog

Transfer Credit

Minimum Grade
The minimum grade needed to transfer an undergraduate course from a regionally accredited institution to the University of Redlands is a 2.0 (C). The minimum grade needed to transfer a graduate course from a regionally accredited institution to the University of Redlands is 3.0 (B).

College Credit Earned in High School 
Many high schools have arrangements with nearby post-secondary institutions, allowing students to take regular college courses while still in high school. The University of Redlands will accept credits for transferable courses if the courses are posted for credits on the transcript of the college where the courses were taken. Regardless of how many college credits are earned before graduation from high school, the student must go through the application process required of all entering freshmen.

Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate
The University of Redlands will grant credit for Advanced Placement Tests and International Baccalaureate courses. For Advanced Placement Tests, each department assigning credit establishes its own requirement for a level of acceptance and number of credits accepted. The minimum level of acceptance is a score of three. Please refer to individual departments for further details.

For International Baccalaureate higher-level courses, several departments have established their own requirements for a level of acceptance and number of credits accepted. The minimum level of acceptance is a score of five. Scores of five and six may earn 4 credits and scores of seven may earn 8 credits. Please refer to individual departments for further details.

The maximum amount of credit accepted through Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate is the equivalent of 32 semester credits.