Non-Teacher Preparation Programs Checklist for Transfer Students

Transfer students with an Associates degree will be subject to the following:

If you graduated from a University system school with an Associates, Areas A -E are satisfied.  You must make sure you have or complete the following:

  1. GPA needed for major*
  2. Area F

If you graduated from a non-university system school with an Associates degree, you must make sure you have or complete the following:

  1. GPA needed for major*
  2. Regents'
  3. Check all areas A-F of core

Transfer students without an Associates degree will be subject to the following:

Transfer students without an associates within a University system school with Areas A-E complete at sending institution will be considered complete at VSU.

Transfer students without an associates from a non-university system school will need all areas of core evaluated.

Additional Rules

Transfer students must meet the VSU Regents' Test Program.  Please refer to page 72 of the VSU 2013-2014 catalog.

Transfer students must meet State of Georgia Legislative requirements or complete an exemption test.  Please refer to page 73 of the VSU 2013-2014 catalog.

*Valdosta State University does not have a forgiveness policy on GPA.  If you transfer from an institution that uses the forgiveness policy, your VSU GPA may be lower than the GPA at the institution that you attended.

VSU gives credit for Technical Colleges with a COC accreditation. For a complete list, please visit Acceptable Courses from Technical Colleges web site.

Once accepted to VSU, contact the COE Advising Center (coe_advisingcenter@valdosta.edu 229-245-3880) to be advised.

If you have not applied to VSU, but plan to transfer, please feel free to contact the Advising Center (coe_advisingcenter@valdosta.edu 229-245-3880) to find out what you need to have completed prior to transferring to be ready to start in your  major.