Independent Minds, Working Together

Credit Transfer

Requirements

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

  • Courses must have been taken at accredited institutions 
  • Grades earned in courses are C or better 
  • Cumulative GPA must be 2.5 or higher
  • Courses must be equivalent to those offered at Wooster or approved by Department Chair 

Specifics 

To graduate from The College of Wooster, students must complete a minimum of 32 course credits (some of which can be earned from other institutions). However, once enrolled at the College, transfer students must complete at least 16 course credits including:

  • 4 courses of general education requirements
  • 7 courses within major area of study (including Independent Study)
  • First-Year Seminar in Critical Inquiry (required for all transfer students entering Wooster with fewer than 7 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