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Transfer Credits

Only graduate courses which have been (1) completed with grades of B or higher, (2) submitted on an official transcript from a regionally accredited institution, (3) granted/assigned graduate credit on the transcript of that institution, and (4) completed prior to enrollment at Teachers College. For educational institutions outside of the United States or Canada, a course-by course evaluation is required.  Transfer credit is awarded at the discretion of the Transfer Credit Coordinator and the student's faculty advisor.  

For the Master of Education and the Doctor of Philosophy, a maximum of 30 points completed outside of Teachers College may be transferred. Master of Science programs that require 60 credits or more to graduate may transfer up to 30 credits. For the Doctor of Education, a maximum of 45 points may be transferred; moreover, for the Doctor of Philosophy, up to 45 points completed in another institution within Columbia University may be transferred. No transfer credit is awarded for Master of Arts students.

New students enrolled in either summer or fall have until October 15th to apply for transfer credit. New students enrolled in spring have until February 15th to apply for transfer credit. For further information and to obtain the Transfer Credit Request Form please visit the transfer credit website or contact the Transfer Credit Coordinator at tctransfer@tc.edu.

Transfer Credit Coordinator