Universities with Generous Credit Transfer Policies

Feb 25, 2020

What Are Credit-Granting Exams?

Credit-granting exams are college-level equivalency tests that offer a low-cost path to earning college credit for specific subjects. Credit-granting exam providers include CLEP, AP, Excelsior, and DSST. Credit earned through these exams are accepted by more than 2,900 colleges and universities in the U.S. and other countries.

Many of Study.com's courses are developed based on the content found in CLEP, DSST, UExcel and AP exams.

Notable Online Universities

We've personally verified that these online schools accept credit from the major credit-by-exam providers. Click on the school links below to learn more about available programs and connect with an enrollment advisor to confirm your credit transfer eligibility.

Preparing for Credit-By-Exam

Study.com offers self-paced online courses paired with nearly all of the subject-specific exams for the major credit-by-exam providers. Each course is broken up by chapter topics that contain a series of short video lessons, quizzes, and chapter exams to gauge your understanding of the material. Click here to begin a free trial and start preparing for your credit-granting exam.

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Click here to see all of the credit-by-exam prep courses and courses that offer direct-transfer credit available on Study.com.

Notable Traditional Universities

Over 3,000 traditional campus-based colleges and universities accept transfer credits earned via credit-by-exam. Below is a list of the most prestigious universities with generous credit-transfer policies.

  • University of Florida
  • Texas A&M University
  • University of Arizona
  • Michigan State University
  • DePaul University
  • Florida State University
  • Arizona State University
  • Drexel University
  • University of Kentucky
  • Temple University
  • George Mason University
  • University of Louisville
  • Northern Illinois University
  • Colorado State University
  • Emerson College

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