Transfer Credit Guide

Platt College makes it easy for you to see how your prior applicable college credit is accepted-simply click on the Transfer Credit Guide Estimator Chart and search for your previous college or university. 

Transfer credit may be granted for courses completed at accredited institutions of higher education approved by the US Department of Education. 

Decisions concerning transfer credit are based on (1) equivalence of course content and credit hours and level of instruction to that provided by Platt College and (2) appropriateness and applicability of credit to the student’s program at Platt College. 

Quick Facts Regarding Transfer Credit at Platt College:

  • Only general education course grades of “C” or higher that are ten (10) years or less from the date of completion will be accepted for transfer credit from an institution approved by the US Department of Education.
  • Cognate courses at Platt College are defined as courses offered in the science discipline. The purpose of cognate courses is to provide a student with more diverse perspectives in interdisciplinary fields.  Cognate classes at Platt College include: BIOL 112, BIOL 206, BIOL 223, BIOL 224, BIOL 300, CHEM 121
  • Only cognate course grades of “C” or higher that are ten (10) years or less from the date of completion will be accepted for transfer credit from an institution approved by the US Department of Education.
  • Only nursing course grades of “B” or higher that are five (5) years or less from the date of completion will be accepted for transfer credit from an institution approved by the US Department of Education.

Please note: the Transfer Credit Guide Estimator Chart only serves as a reference guide regarding transfer credit acceptance at Platt College.  The guide does not guarantee transferability-credits are not guaranteed transferred until officially received, reviewed, and accepted by the College Registar according to Policy 02:14:00 Transfer Credit.