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Recognized Accrediting Organizations

Courses eligible for transfer include any courses designated as baccalaureate level by the credit granting institution. Any coursework completed with grades below a C- will not be considered for transfer credit to the University of La Verne.

National Accrediting Organizations

Name La Verne Policy
Association for Biblical Higher Education Commission on Accreditation 24 semester hour limit.
Accrediting Commission for Career Schools and Colleges 24 semester hour limit.
Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools 24 semester hour limit.
Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada 24 semester hour limit.
Council of Occupational Education 24 semester hour limit.
Distance Education Accrediting Commission 12 semester hour limit.

Regional Accrediting Organizations

Name La Verne Policy
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education 88 semester hour limit.
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities 88 semester hour limit.
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Higher Learning Commission 88 semester hour limit.

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

88 semester hour limit.
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Technical and Career Institutions 88 semester hour limit.
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges 88 semester hour limit.
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges 88 semester hour limit.
Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Senior College and University Commission 88 semester hour limit.

In order for coursework to transfer to the University of La Verne:

  • Courses must be completed at an institution accredited by one of the organizations listed above, whose accreditation was valid at the time coursework was completed.
  • All courses approved for transfer must be designated as baccalaureate-level by the sending institution and have a grade of C- of higher.
  • Students may transfer a total maximum of 88 semester hours.
  • Courses completed at nationally accredited institutions may transfer up to the maximum number of units listed above (24 or 12 semester hours) and are inclusive of the 88 semester hour maximum.

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