Transfer Credits and Transcript Evaluations
Upon receipt of a Transcript Evaluation Request, Bucks County Community College will evaluate parallel work completed at regionally accredited post-secondary institutions for potential transfer credit.
- Students seeking transfer credit should first submit an Application for Admission to the College.
- Next, they should request that a copy of their official transcript(s) be mailed from their previous institution(s) to BCCC's Office of Admissions.
Information specific to certain types of credit can be found by following the appropriate link below:
- Advanced placement (AP) courses
- Sailor/Marine American Council on Education Registry Transcript (SMART)
- Students enrolled in the Nursing and/or LAG: Nurse Potential majors
- Students with a Bachelor Degree, or higher, from a regionally accredited college located within the United States
- If you attended a Foreign University
- Prior Learning Assessment (PLA)
General Policies related to transfer credits and transcript evaluations :
- A student can obtain up to 30 transfer credits from all outside sources (including AP and PLA).
- Only grades of "C" or better will be considered for potential transfer credit.
- Courses that are not needed in order to complete your major at BCCC will not be accepted as transfer credits.
- Developmental coursework will not be accepted as transfer credits.
- Proficiency courses (those which produce "pass" or "satisfactory" grades) will not be accepted as transfer credits.
- Courses taken at institutions without regional accreditation will not be accepted for transfer credit through traditional means; they may however be reviewed through the Office of Prior Learning Assessment for potential life experience credit.
For more information about transferring to Bucks County Community College, please read our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Transfer Students page.
For details regarding transferring out of BCCC to another institution, please review the Transfer Services webpage, www.bucks.edu/transfer, or call (215)968-8031 to make an appointment with a transfer counselor.