Types of Transfer Credit

Get transferrable college credit for what you know

At Franklin, we believe learning can happen anywhere. More importantly, we value what you’ve already learned – whether at Franklin University, another accredited college, in a classroom or on the job. That’s why we award transfer credit for all types of learning experiences including previously earned college credits, military training, proficiency examinations, professional certifications, certificates + professional trainingportfolios, life experience and more.
Explore all the ways Franklin awards transfer credit so you can finish your degree faster.

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.

In This Section

Previously Earned College Credit

Get the maximum number of transfer credits for the classes you’ve already completed -- and finish your degree even faster at Franklin.

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Credit for Certificates + Professional Training

See how the professional training, certificates, certifications, credentials and licenses you’ve earned equate to credits toward a degree. 

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Military Training Credit

Get college credit for your military training at Franklin, where we value your service with money- and time-saving transfer credits.

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Testing & Portfolio Credit

Earn college credit -- without taking classes -- when you successfully pass well-recognized proficiency exams like CLEP and DSST.

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