This policy applies to all courses presented for transfer to Gettysburg College except those completed through the Central Pennsylvania Consortium or through an affiliated program administered by the Office of Off-Campus Studies.
After enrolling at Gettysburg College, students may transfer a maximum of three course credits. Transfer credit may be presented at the time of matriculation. After matriculation, all transfer credit must be pre-approved by the Office of the Registrar. Students entering Gettysburg College as a transfer student must satisfy all additional course requirements and a minimum of 16 course credits at Gettysburg College or through a regular College-approved program of off-campus study.
Credit for academic work completed at another institution may be awarded based upon the following criteria:
To insure that a full load under another credit system equates to a full load at Gettysburg College, the following conversion scheme applies to students presenting more than three transfer course credits for evaluation:
Sem. Hrs. G'burg Units Qtr. Hrs. G'burg Units
4 1.00 6 1.00
3 .80 5 .80
2 .50 4 .65
Exemption from these rules may be considered on a case-by-case basis.