Independent Minds, Working Together

Credit Transfer


For any of your prior courses to be accepted at Wooster:

  • Institution/s where courses were taken must be accredited
  • Grades received in the course are a grade of C or higher
  • Cumulative grade point average is 2.5 or better
  • Course must be equivalent to those offered at Wooster and/or approved by the chair of each department

The College will accept up to 16 Wooster course credits from previous institutions.

To graduate from The College of Wooster, students must complete a minimum of 32 course credits. Once enrolled at the College, transfer students must complete at least 16 course credits including:

  • 4 courses of general education requirements
  • 7 courses in the major area of study; including Independent Study Research
  • The First-Year Seminar in Critical Inquiry  - required for all transfer students entering Wooster with fewer than 7 course credits

Wooster Course Credit Equivalents

  • 7 course credits = 28 semester hours/42 quarter hours
  • 16 course credits= 64 semester hours/96 quarter hours
  • 32 course credits= 128 semester hours/192 quarter hours