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.
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.
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.
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.