Transfer college credit to Columbia College

Transfer coursework, military training and licensures, and save time and money on your degree. We accept up to 90 hours of transfer credit, including up to 60 hours of non-traditional credit.

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Up to
hours transfer

non-traditional credits

Apply for
credit review


Get started

  1. Apply

    Complete an application for admission. Learn more about college admissions requirements

  2. Submit transcripts

    Send unofficial transcripts from every college you’ve attended to

  3. Receive a review

    Request a precursory review of how your credit will transfer from

  4. Talk to us

    You might be surprised at how quickly you can earn a degree

Sources of credit

We grant full credit for most courses completed with a "C" or higher from any regionally accredited institutions.

College credit

Use our transfer guide to see how your credit fits into our undergraduate and graduate degree requirements.

Check transfer equivalency

Exam scores

Demonstrate your knowledge of a subject through an approved exam program.

  • AP
  • CLEP
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Additional sources

We accept credit from successfully completed International Baccalaureate (IB) coursework and for Education Abroad experience.

Get credit where credit is due

We also grant credit for non-traditional learning experiences based on American Council on Education recommendations. Turn your life experiences into college credit. We award credit for professional licensures, prior learning and military service.

Get help paying for college

Scholarships and grants may be available to help you pay for college. If you have earned an associate degree and have not attended another college since completing that degree, you may qualify for our Associate Degree Transfer Grant.