If you earned college credits from another accredited institution, you may apply to transfer those credits to Everest.
Transferring credits to Everest can accelerate your program by allowing you to bypass classes you’ve taken at another accredited college.
We’ve simplified the process to transfer credits into three easy steps:
1. As a student, you simply need to contact each prior college or university you attended and request that an official transcript (reflecting course credits earned) be sent directly to the Everest registrar.
2. Our registrar in consultation with the Department Chair and Director of Admissions will review your transcripts for potential transfer credits. They will enter your previous class information into the internal student database.
3. Your Student Services Coordinator will then contact you with the total number of credits you are able to transfer. These results will be noted in your program audit sheet.
Credit will be accepted only for courses that are compatible with the student’s program of study at the College and for courses in which a grade of C or higher was earned.
Students must complete at least 25% of all program hours in residence. Students wishing to transfer credits must have official transcripts mailed directly to the Office of the Registrar. Transcripts must be received prior to the end of the first term of enrollment. Transcripts received after the end of the first term may be considered at the discretion of the Academic Dean.
A student's ability to transfer credits from Everest (EOL) to another institution is dictated by a number of factors. In our EOL Student Catalog and related disclosure documents, we explain to prospective students that there is no guarantee EOL credits can be transferred.
Acceptance of any institution's credits is at the sole discretion of the receiving institution. Even so, upon request we work with students to help them transfer credits and have many students who have successfully transferred EOL credits to other institutions. Of course, those who are able to progress from the Associate's to Bachelor's level at EOL will have absolutely no problems with credit transfer issues.
The main “rule” is that credit transfer is wholly at the discretion of the “transfer to” institution. Schools establish guidelines as to the number, subject matter, age, division level and satisfaction of programmatic pre-requisites of previously earned academic credits. EOL participates in processes to streamline credit transfer through agreements with individual institutions.
However, no institution, including EOL, can compel another institution to accept credits students may wish to transfer. We believe the high quality of our educational standards and the recognition of our accrediting agency by the U.S. Department of Education should be the determining factors in transfer credits, but that is not always the case.
As always, if you ever have any questions, please call us toll-free at 1.888.391.8881 or complete or contact form. We’ll answer any questions you might have.