Transfer Admissions General Transfer Policies


Transfer credit is only awarded for course work completed at accredited institutions in which a grade of grade of C- or higher is earned.

For those students who have earned an Associate in Science degree or an Associate of Arts degree from a regionally accredited institution, the University will waive the majority of the Core curriculum; students can expect to take approximately 9 credits in the Core.

Wheeling Jesuit University accepts credits only. The computation of a student's grade point average will begin with courses taken at WJU. A maximum of 90 credits will be accepted.

All transcripts, credentials, and documents released to Wheeling Jesuit University become the property of Wheeling Jesuit University and cannot be returned or forwarded to a third party.

The number of credits granted for a given course cannot exceed the number on the transcript from the school where they are earned, nor can it exceed the number earned in the corresponding course at Wheeling Jesuit University.

Full-time students are classified as follows:

Freshman - less than 27 semester hours
Sophomore - minimum of 27 semester hours
Junior - minimum of 60 semester hours
Senior - minimum of 90 semester hours

A minimum of 30 institutional credits must be completed and are required for degree completion from Wheeling Jesuit University. These credits must be earned at Wheeling Jesuit University; 18 of which must be in the major.