STEP 3: Transfer credit review process

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How the review process works

We know you’re eager for the results of your credit evaluation. But the process takes time because there are several steps and various faculty and staff involved in reviewing each course syllabus.

syllabus-examineEach course syllabus is sent to a faculty evaluator in the BU school or college that offers a similar course. This means your syllabi might go to a number of different departments, including some outside the school or college to which you applied.

 

The faculty review each course syllabus individually to determine if it’s equivalent to any BU courses that fulfill either general education or specific major requirements.

 

The faculty return their evaluations to the appropriate academic departments. The results are then returned to the Registrar or International Admissions and processed to your student record.

 

What can you expect from your credit evaluation?

  • BU generally awards credit for liberal arts courses completed with at least a grade C (or equivalent) at regionally accredited universities.
  • Professional courses may or may not transfer at the discretion of the BU school or college to which you’ve applied and been admitted.
  • We’ll post your evaluation results online and notify you as soon as they’re available. (More about that in Step 5.)


STEP 4: SEND US YOUR ADVANCED CREDITS (AP OR IB)

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