College credits

College credits may be awarded to students who have completed college-level courses or have reached a certain level of achievement at another accredited institution.

Transferring your credits

Once a student applies to become a student at SCAD, an admission adviser will have the student's transcripts evaluated to determine which courses will transfer and how much college credit will be awarded.

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Transfer credits

After a transfer applicant is accepted for admission, official transcripts showing completed collegiate coursework are evaluated by the admission office to determine whether the student may be granted advanced standing.

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British AS-level

British Advanced Subsidiary Level examinations include a level of achievement that may qualify a student for advanced standing.

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DANTES/DSST credit

Within the Department of Defense, voluntary education programs are offered through DANTES, Defense Activity for Nontraditional Education Support.

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Hong Kong A-level

Hong Kong Advanced Level examinations administered by the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority are well established and internationally recognized. Hong Kong A-level examinations indicate a level of achievement that may qualify a student for advanced standing.

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Military transcripts

The American Council on Education (ACE) maintains military registries with applicable ACE credit recommendations as a resource for colleges and universities.

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Advanced Placement credit

Students who have taken Advanced Placement courses while in high school may qualify for college credit.

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Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination

The Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination indicates a level of achievement that may qualify a student for advanced standing.

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French Baccalaureate credit

French Baccalaureate examinations from the French Ministry of National Education are well established and internationally recognized. 

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Hong Kong AS-level

Hong Kong Advanced Supplementary Level examinations administered by the Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority are well established and internationally recognized.

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British A-level

British Advanced Level examinations indicate a level of achievement that may qualify a student for advanced standing.

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College-level Examination Program

The College-level Examination Program is administered through the College Board to provide documentation of college-level achievement that may qualify a student for advanced standing.

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German Abitur credit

German Abitur credit is well established and internationally recognized. The seven-year Gymnasium program leads to German Abitur credit that provides documentation of achievement that may qualify a student for advanced standing.

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International Baccalaureate credit

Transfer credit may be awarded to incoming freshman or transfer students who participated in the International Baccalaureate program and have attained a certain level of achievement.

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