Transfer credit process

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    Step 1

    Complete your transfer application for admission, including sending final offical transcripts.

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    Step 2

    Check your WSU email for notification of your transfer credit evaluation within 10 days of your admission.

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    Step 3

    Review your Official Transfer Credit Evaluation in Degree Works.

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    Step 4

    Schedule an appointment with your advisor through STARS to review your plan of study.

We understand that transferring your credit and saving money and time is important to you. That's why we have developed transfer credit resources and partnerships to help.

Want to know the best courses to satisfy a specific program? Check out our Transfer Plans to see what courses best transfer into your academic program. If you want to review all our transfer options visit our Transfer Hub to review your options from specific community colleges. We want to help you reduce time to graduate and maximizing your transfer credit.

Need to check specific courses for transfer credit? Use our Course Equivalency Tool to research how your courses transfer. The course equivalency tool will allow you to look up specific courses from hundreds of different colleges.  

Earn your associate degree and maximize your transfer credit by following one of our ease to follow Articulation Agreements. These agreements provide a clearly path to graduation to save you time and money while guaranteeing transfer credit and eliminating duplication of coursework.


Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) - Designed to facilitate the transfer of general education requirements from one institution to another. Students may complete the MTA as part of an associate degree or as a stand-alone package at a Michigan community college. 

MiTransfer Pathways - Wayne State University is proud to participate in the MiTransfer Pathways while continuing our support of Michigan transfer students. 

Reverse Transfer – Allows transfer students enrolled at WSU to transfer credits back to a community college from where they had transferred for the purpose of attaining an associate degree.   

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