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How will my transfer credits be assessed?

If you are transferring from another post-secondary institution, you must first apply to the University of Alberta in order to have your transcripts assessed; we do not provide preliminary assessments.

Your application will first be evaluated to determine if you meet the admission requirements, including language proficiency; if you meet the requirements, your transcripts will then be assessed for possible transfer credit.

The amount of transfer credit granted depends on how applicable the previous coursework is the particular degree program to which you have applied. A maximum of *60 (credits) or equivalent (e.g., 10 full courses or 20 half courses) may be granted toward an undergraduate degree program.

Once credit has been assessed and granted, you will see it reflected in Bear Tracks. Click on Application Status > Transfer Credit to see all credit granted towards your program.

For further details, see the Postsecondary Transfer Applicants section in the University Calendar.

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