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A: Cedarville University accepts accredited coursework that has been taken at regionally accredited colleges or universities as long as the grade earned was "C" or better. All credit is evaluated on a class-by-class basis and is subject to an academic and equivalency evaluation.

A: Students should have a minimum combined college cumulative GPA of 3.0 to be considered for admission. Cedarville's admissions committee also considers curriculum, co-curricular involvement, and other factors in the admission decision.

A: Yes, on an individual evaluation process. As a general rule, you must take at least one-third of the courses necessary to satisfy your major or minor at Cedarville. Check with your departmental advisor to find out what the degree requirements are.

A: Yes, make sure you have official transcripts sent once you successfully complete the course.

A: Credits transferred from other institutions are not used in calculating the Cedarville grade point average. The Cedarville GPA is determined only by what you complete through Cedarville.

A: Developmental, remedial, and orientation courses are not transferrable and will not count toward your degree.

A: Cedarville divides the quarter hours by 1.5. For example, if you have earned five quarter hours, they will be converted to 3.33 semester hours.

A: An official evaluation of your transfer credits will be completed after you have been accepted to Cedarville and have had official transcripts sent from each originating source. However, if you would like to have an evaluation done prior to application, contact our transfer coordinator, Karisa Linafelter.

A: Undergraduate students are classified according to the number of semester hours transferred.

0-30 Freshman
31-60 Sophomore
61-90 Junior
90+ Senior

A: Please send official transcripts here:

Office of Admissions
251 N. Main St.
Cedarville, OH 45314

A: Transfer students begin the registration process in mid-April for the fall semester and in late-November for the spring semester as long as the reservation deposit  is paid. Late applicants are registered at the time the reservation deposit is paid. Complete information and registration instructions will be sent to you after you have been accepted and have paid the reservation deposit.