For any of your prior courses to be accepted at Wooster:

  • Courses must have been taken at an accredited institution
  • Grades earned in courses are C or better
  • Cumulative GPA must be 2.5 or higher
  • Courses must be equivalent to those offered at Wooster and/or approved by Department Chair


To graduate from The College of Wooster, students must complete a minimum of 32 course credits (some of which can be earned from other institutions). However, once enrolled at the College, transfer students must complete at least 16 course credits including:

  • 4 courses of general education requirements
  • 7 courses within major area of study (including Independent Study)
  • First-Year Seminar (required for all transfer students entering Wooster with fewer than 7 credits)

Wooster Course Credit Equivalents

  • 7 course credits = 28 semester hours/42 quarter hours
  • 16 course credits= 64 semester hours/96 quarter hours
  • 32 course credits= 128 semester hours/192 quarter hours

To have an unofficial evaluation of credits for possible transfer to The College of Wooster, have an official transcript sent to You can also review more information about transfer credits here.

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