Preliminary Transfer Credit
Ohio Northern University accepts course work for transfer credit from regionally accredited institutions, if a grade of C (2.00 on a 4.00 scale) or better was earned in the course and the content applies towards the student's intended course of study at ONU. Only credit, not grades, transfer.
Transfer credit can be accepted from institutions lacking regional accreditation but having accreditation by an agency recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) if a grade of C (2.00 on a 4.00 scale) or better was earned in the course and if the content applies towards the student's intended course of study at ONU. Only credit, not grades, transfer.
It is the student's responsibility to provide the required documentation necessary for determining the acceptability of the work for transfer credit at ONU.
Credit may be accepted only upon the recommendation of the specific ONU department or college in which the coursework is appropriate.
Before credit is awarded, previous coursework may be subject to validation by examination if recommended by the appropriate ONU college or department.
Transfer credit evaluations are done only after the student has been accepted to ONU and then just prior to registration for a term or an orientation day. Official documents, received by ONU directly from the issuing institution, are required for all transfer-credit evaluations.
If a specific course is not listed for that institution on the Web site, a course description or a syllabi must be provided, by the student, to the appropriate department for evaluation. If the coursework has not already been articulated by ONU and a course description or a syllabus is not provided, the work would most likely result in being listed as XXXX rather than a specific ONU course number.