Transferring to Drake:
Making sure your credits count
If you're thinking about transferring to Drake University, you're in good company: More than 15 percent of last year’s incoming class came from other institutions. We’re eager to help you leverage the credit you’ve already earned as you start working toward your Drake degree.
Below, you’ll find links to transfer credit guides for various community colleges. Each document below provides information in three sections:
When you enroll at Drake, you may transfer up to 94 academic semester credit hours for all majors except pharmacy, which accepts up to 178 credits. A maximum of 66 semester hours of credit may be transferred from two-year institutions. Up to 16 credit hours of career- or vocational-technical courses may be accepted at the discretion of the assistant or associate dean of the Drake college or school in which you want to enroll. A minimum of 30 semester hours must be completed while in residence to earn a Drake degree.
Note: These transfer of credit guides provide information on how courses offered by another institution correspond to courses offered at Drake University. Representatives from each undergraduate College and School determine how each course will apply toward your specific major and degree program at Drake.
Official transfer of credit evaluations are prepared automatically for students immediately following admission.
In the course-by-course section, the following designations are used:
If your school is not listed below, use the DMACC guide as comparison for similar courses at your institution.
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