Transfer College Credits

At Purdue Global, your prior college coursework and career, military, or life experiences can earn you credits that save time and money on your education. Your degree may be a lot closer than you think.*

Transfer credits and earn your Purdue Global degree faster. The average bachelor's graduate with transfer credit saves 45% on tuition; the average associate's graduate saves 18%.

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8 Ways to Get the Credit You Deserve

Community College
Alliance Program

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Transfer students from alliance colleges can maximize their transfer credits and shorten the path toward a Purdue Global bachelor’s degree.

Credit for
Work and Life Experience

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Whether you've been working for years or spent time volunteering, our credit-for-work-experience courses can help you finish your undergraduate degree faster.

Credit for
Military Training

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We recognize that military servicemembers have already undergone some of the most rigorous professional training in the world and award credit for military experience.

Credit for
Professional Training

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If you have completed a professional certification or training, you may be eligible for online transfer credits toward an undergraduate degree.

Credit for
IT Certifications

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Learn more about IT certifications approved for transfer.

Credit for
Previous College
Coursework

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You could earn credit for your previously completed college courses.

Credit for
Course Assessments

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You can earn credits for specific Purdue Global courses by passing a comprehensive assessment.

Alternative
Credit Project

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Purdue Global accepts up to 135 Alternative Credit Project (ACP) credits, helping adults finish the degree they started.

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Take undergraduate courses for a 3-week introductory period with no financial obligation beyond the application fee. That's the Purdue Global Commitment.

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Experience Higher Education at the Highest Standards

Purdue Global is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) and specific programs hold additional industry-relevant approvals and accreditations.

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Start Classes Whenever You're Ready

With multiple start dates throughout the year, our flexible scheduling options let you choose when it's the right time to start earning your degree.

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NOTES AND CONDITIONS

*Purdue Global cannot guarantee transferability of credit. See the University Catalog for the Prior Learning Assessment policy.

Kaplan University online bachelor’s degree students who graduated in 2017 and entered their program with eligible transfer credits saved an average of $30,000 toward the total degree. Note: these data were reported prior to the March 2018 purchase of Kaplan University by Purdue University and subsequent creation of Purdue University Global. Campus tuition and transfer credit savings vary by location. Savings based on overall cost of completion without transfer credit. Calculation based on total transfer credit times cost per credit in student’s program of study. Individual savings will vary. Calculation includes campus and military students. Purdue Global does not guarantee transferability of credit. Future transfer credit savings are subject to review and the academic policies of Purdue Global. See University Catalog for the Prior Learning Assessment policy.

Purdue Global online associate’s degree students who graduated in the 2017-2018 academic year and entered their program with eligible transfer credits saved an average of $6,300 toward the total degree. Campus tuition and transfer credit savings vary by location. Savings based on overall cost of completion without transfer credit. Calculation based on total transfer credit times cost per credit in student’s program of study. Individual savings will vary. Calculation includes campus and military students. Purdue Global does not guarantee transferability of credit. Future transfer credit savings are subject to review and the academic policies of Purdue Global. See University Catalog for the Prior Learning Assessment policy.