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Earn college credit for work & life experience

The skills you've gained from work and life may count as credit toward your degree. Explore iver 200 savings opportunities for credits through work and life experiences.

What other students saved with transfer credits*

$5k-21k

6-22 months savings 

*Based on the 25th and 75th percentile of work and life experience credits awarded to university of phoenix undergraduate students in 2021.

How to submit my transfer credits for evaluation

Collect

Collect a list of schools where you completed courses.

Apply

Submit your online application.

Complete

Complete your transcript request form with your application.

Collect

Collect a list of schools where you completed courses.

Apply

Submit your online application.

Complete

Complete your transcript request form with your application.

Not sure if your school's transcripts will be accepted?

Most transcripts ar transferable. Find schools you talented in the past and we may be able to help you find your transcripts and tranfer them as credit to university of Phoneix.

Search for past institutions you've attended

Community colleges, 4-year institutions, and online courses all count for transfer credit.

Why transfer to University of Phoenix?

In most cases, we request your transcripts on your behalf, so you don't incur any cost. Some institutions may require you to request your transcripts directly. Call 1-844-937-8679 to speak to an enrollment represenative.

Transfer guides available:

Transfer guides are available from some schools for specific degrees at University of Phoenix.

More ways to save:

Not sure which savings options are right for you? we're here to help.

Frequently Asked Questions

Prior coursework from a degree-granting institution with institutional accreditation, or credit earned through a national testing program such as the College-Level Examination Program (CLEP), DANTES or Advanced Placement, may be transferable, depending on your grades/scores. Your professional training or military training may also be converted into academic credits.

Not at all. Your GPA will be determined by the credits earned in residence at University of Phoenix.

The transfer of credits is at the discretion of the receiving institution.  The University of Phoenix can perform a pre-evaluation using your unofficial transcripts to give you an idea of how your transfer credits may apply to your selected program.  Officially, you need to complete the admissions form, provide information about all schools attended, and sign the transfer request form. When all forms and transcripts are received, you’ll know for sure what transfer credits will apply.

You don’t pay to transfer college credits. In most cases we can request your official transcripts from prior institutions for you. This saves you time and money. In some cases, institutions may require you to make the request directly.

You might be able to apply military training for college credit. We will request your Joint Service Transcript (JST) for you, and evaluate your military experience using credit recommendations from the American Council for Education (ACE).

Yes. Transfer your associate degree from an institutionally accredited community college to save $144 per three-credit course. We have relationships with community colleges across the country that make transferring credit to University of Phoenix easier for you. If you have your associate degree our 3+1 Transfer Pathway lets you transfer 87 credits, the equivalent of three years, from a participating community college.

Talk with an enrollment representative to learn more about applying Prior Learning Assessment to apply for credit for what you have learned through work and life experiences. Alternative credit providers and national testing programs are other options that allow you to save.

Get evaluated for academic credentials from a number of international colleges and universities. If we’re unable to review your credits for some reason, we’ll direct you to an agency that can. Note that foreign language transcripts require certified English translation.