Transfer Credit

For complete information about Miami University’s transfer credit policies, visit the Policy Library.

Submitting Transcripts for Evaluation

Miami accepts both electronically exchanged and mailed official transcripts. An official transcript must be sent directly from the issuing institution to Miami. Miami will not evaluate or post-transfer credit from an “Issued to Student” or hand-delivered transcript or other academic record documents.

Electronically exchanged transcripts can be sent to Paper transcripts can be mailed to: 

Miami University
Office of the University Registrar
Transfer Credit Evaluations
301 S. Campus Avenue
Oxford, OH 45056 

Transfer Credit Hours

Semester credit hours transferred are equivalent to those earned from the transferring school.

Credits earned at a quarter school transfer to Miami at 2/3 the earned value:

  • 5.0 qtr hrs = 3.3 sem hrs
  • 4.0 qtr hrs = 2.6 sem hrs
  • 3.0 qtr hrs = 2.0 sem hrs
  • 2.0 qtr hrs = 1.3 sem hrs
  • 1.0 qtr hrs = 0.6 sem hrs

Transfer Grade Policy

  • Courses taken Fall 2010 or after: Transfer credit will be granted in which the grade reported was a D- or better from all regionally accredited institutions.
  • Courses taken Fall 2009 or after: Transfer credit will be granted in which the grade reported was a D- or better from a regionally accredited Ohio institution.
  • Courses taken before Fall 2009: Transfer credit is granted for college-level courses earned at a regionally accredited institution of higher education for which you receive a grade of a "C" or better.

Grades do not transfer and do not affect your Miami GPA.

Elective Credit

Transfer credit course numbers that begin with a “T” represent courses for which there is no current Miami equivalent. Requests for a departmental evaluation should be submitted as follows:

Course credits that do not transfer can be appealed by submitting the Transfer Credit Appeal Form.

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