Your King University Transfer Checklist
posted June 20th, 2014 by Tricia Hussung
College transfer credits are how schools like us measure your prior learning and experience. They are accepted in credit hours or course units that can be applied to your transcript. Transferring your credits can give you a good idea of where you stand in terms of your new degree and how long it will take you to complete it.
If you have previously taken classes at an accredited institution of higher education, you qualify as a transfer student. This means that the courses you’ve completed before being admitted to King University can be recognized, evaluated and counted toward your degree requirements.
Download your Transfer Checklist HERE.
King of Transfers
Now is a better time than ever to be a King University transfer student. We are the leading institution in welcoming transfer students among the institutions in Tennessee Independent Colleges and Universities Association (TICUA). We also have the largest population of transfer students from public institutions in Tennessee. In fact, during the 2012–2013 academic year, we received 417 transfer students from Tennessee public institutions – more than 50 percent than the second-ranked school. Our student population has risen 10 percent over the last year, with more than 950 students added to enrollment.
We earned these great rankings based on articulation, transfer policy implementation and transfer student activity among Tennessee’s other higher education institutions. That means it’s easier to transfer credit and finish your degree faster than many of the schools you might be considering.
Transferring your previously earned credits is an easy way to jump-start your education, and more students than ever are taking advantage:
- About one third of students transfer at some point in their college education.
- A quarter of those students transfer more than once.
- The greatest number of transfers takes place during the second year of education (37%).
You can learn more about transferring your credits to King University in our transfer credit guide.
Too often, transfer students lose hard-earned credits when they decide to take their education to a new college or university. We don’t think that’s fair, and we’re here to help. Read on to find out more about our transfer process and how you can make the most of your credits with us at King.
Did You Know?
We offer reverse transfer agreements with a number of institutions. This means that when you transfer to King from one of our community college partners, you can be awarded a retroactive associate degree from your original institution once you complete their remaining course requirements with us.
For most of our bachelor’s degree programs, up to 88 credit hours may be transferred. If you bring that many credits with you, it’s possible for you to finish your degree in only 16 months. If you come in with 61 transfer credits, you could complete your degree program in 20 months or less. Typically, you will receive transfer credit for 100-level courses or higher in which you earned a grade of C– or better.
You can apply your transfer credits to any of our programs. We offer degrees in the following areas:
- Business administration
- Information technology
- Criminal justice
- Healthcare administration
- Health informatics
- Nursing (RN to BSN)
On Your Way
Whether you want to continue your education in the same field or study a new discipline, King can help you make the most of your transfer credits. If you have any questions at all about our transfer process, please contact Enrollment Counselor Joshua Bitler by phone at 1 (800) 293-7075 or by email at email@example.com, or download our FREE Transfer Credit Guide!