Transfer Friendly

Finish Your Degree at a Transfer Friendly College Accepting Max Credits

Well-known for being a transfer-friendly college with more than 90 percent of students transferring credits from other schools toward their degrees, we’ll work with you to maximize all your possible transfer credits so you can finish your degree faster, too.

Maximize Transfer Credits

More than 90% of students transfer credit from other schools.

1:1 Transfer Support

We’ll work with you to make sure you maximize all possible transfer credits

Finish Faster

Take fewer classes when you transfer credits toward your degree.

Transfer Max Credit

Save time and money on your bachelor's, master's, or doctoral degree with Franklin’s generous transfer credit policy.

MyTransfer Credit

Evaluate your transfer credits with our free estimator. In less than 10 minutes, you can get an unofficial assessment of the time and money you could save by transferring previously earned credits to Franklin.

  • Calculate how many previously earned credits you may be able to transfer.
  • See how much money you could save on your degree by using transfer credits.
  • Find out which degree programs accept more of your transfer credits.
  • Estimate how quickly you could graduate.

Franklin’s 3+1 Transfer Program

A clear path to complete your degree

Maximize the credits you’ve already earned at community college with our 3+1 program -- and save up to half on your bachelor’s degree. Known as a 3+1 articulation agreement, you may be eligible to transfer your first three years of classes or associate degree from one of our partner community colleges. Finish your bachelor’s degree at Franklin with no repeat classes, no re-learning and no unnecessary expense.

Transfer Credit for Military Training

Capitalize on your military training and finish your degree faster

We honor your service and want to offer college credit for your military training. Eligible transfer credit includes Armed Services military experience and courses verified with a JST transcript. We also have a dedicated service member Admissions team ready to help with the educational needs of active-duty service members and their spouses and dependents, as well as reserve and veteran military members.

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College Credit for Professional Training

Get college credit now for what you’ve already done – including professional coursework and certifications. Franklin offers college credit for more than just previous college coursework; your prior work and professional experience matter.

Industry Coursework Credit

Get transfer credit for coursework taken through the American Institute of Banking (AIB), Life Office Management Association (LOMA), and more.

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Professional Certification Credit

Get college credit for professional certifications awarded by Microsoft, Cisco, CompTIA, Finra and more.

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Testing & Portfolio Credit

Given our reputation as a transfer-friendly college, we know that learning doesn’t always take place in the classroom, so we offer college credit for what you know as demonstrated through proficiency exams and experience-based portfolios.

Proficiency Exams

Earn college credit with proficiency examinations, such as CLEP, DSST, Excelsior, and others. We use the American Council on Education (ACE) minimum standards in determining college-level comparability for these exams.


Get awarded academic credit through FUPE (Franklin University Proficiency Exams). Our faculty-created, course-specific FUPEs let you demonstrate classroom-equivalent learning based on your experience, training or independent reading. Our academic advisors are available to help you determine which coursework might be a FUPE alternative to the classroom.

Learning Portfolios

Demonstrate your knowledge in one or more courses, and get college credit for it at Franklin. Create a prior learning portfolio, explaining what you know relative to course outcomes and how you learned it. Then submit it for assessment by a faculty evaluator.

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