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Transfer Credit and Exemptions

To be considered for transfer credit (exemptions) from another college or university outside of the U.S., please follow the steps below.

STEP 1 -- View Special Transfer Credit Information for:

STEP 2 – Apply to Wichita State University 

STEP 3 – Submit Syllabi

  • Syllabi are detailed descriptions of the classes that you studied, the amount of time that you spent in lectures or laboratories, and more.    Example of a Syllabus
  • If syllabi are needed, your Admissions Officer will inform you.  You should then send the syllabi as soon as possible.  
  • All syllabi must be in English.
  • Student may translate syllabi if an English version is not offered by the school.
  • Send syllabi to your Admissions Officer (please see your admission letter for contact information).

STEP 4 -- Determination of Equivalencies

  • We will send your syllabi to the WSU department which offers a comparable class.
  • This evaluation process can sometimes take 2 months or longer to complete.

STEP 5 – Degree Audit Evaluation

  • This step determines if transferred classes meet graduation requirements for your specific major.
  • A degree audit evaluation will not be completed without official copies of your transcripts.
  • For example, if you took an Algebra class at your previous school and we determined in Step 4 that it is equivalent to the Algebra class offered at WSU, your Algebra class would meet a degree requirement if you majored in Psychology but not if you majored in Electrical Engineering.   
  • This evaluation will determine the number of classes and the approximate number of semesters you will need in order to graduate from Wichita State.
  • Degree audit evaluations take approximately 2-4 weeks to complete.