These leading colleges and universities will guarantee credit for specific NCCRS and ACE recommended courses from Saylor Academy. Click the logos below for details of each school’s policies for recognition of credit.
If you represent a college or university that should be included on this page as a credit transfer partner school, please contact Jeff Davidson.
Note: please confirm your eligibility for credit with individual schools and contact Saylor Academy if our information here does not reflect your experience.
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|Saylor Academy Course||ABTU Course|
|Associates Level Courses|
|BUS210: Corporate Communication||GBC110: Business Communication|
|BUS203: Principles of Marketing||CIB-220 Principles of Marketing|
|CS101: Introduction to Computer Science I||CIS-140 Programming Logic and Design|
|Bachelors Level Courses|
|BIO101: Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology||GES-300 Environmental Science|
|CHEM101: General Chemistry I||GES-300 Environmental Science|
|POLSC201: Introduction to Western Political Thought||POL-300 Political Science|
|BUS204: Business Statistics||STA-310 Statistics I|
|BUS205: Business Law and Ethics||BLE-400 Business Law and Ethics|
Students who are enrolled in a Bellevue University degree program, can earn 3-4 transfer credit hours per course for Saylor Direct courses. Please check with your Bellevue advisor for the specific requirements that these courses will fulfill.
For more information about admissions policies and how to apply: https://www.bellevue.edu/application/
For more information about flexible methods for earning credit at Bellevue University: http://www.bellevue.edu/undergraduate/ways-to-earn-credit.aspx
About Bellevue University
Bellevue University (www.bellevue.edu) is a private, non-profit, accredited institution with a mission to make it possible for people of all backgrounds to access affordable, high quality education. Founded in 1966, expert faculty and dedicated staff help students achieve their educational goals so they can advance their careers and enjoy better lives. Both online and on its beautiful campus, students study career-relevant degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s or Ph.D. levels. Small class sizes, generous credit transfers and accelerated, flexible learning choices give students an enriching and affordable experience. Bellevue University ranks in the top 10 in the U.S. News 2013 Top Online Education Programs and in the top five for military Veteran students according to the inaugural U. S. News Best Online Programs for Veterans Rankings.
Students who are enrolled in a degree program with Bethel University’s College of Adult and Professional Studies (CAPS) can earn 3-4 transfer credit hours per course for Saylor Direct courses. Because different degrees have different graduation requirements, students should consult with a Bethel Admissions Counselor or Academic Advisor for specific information on how Saylor courses can be counted. Please note that Bethel University students can transfer a maximum of 30 hours of credit.
To apply to Bethel’s College of Adult & Professional Studies: http://caps.bethel.edu/admissions/
To connect with an advisor: http://caps.bethel.edu/admissions/advisors/
About College of Adult & Professional Studies
The College of Adult & Professional Studies at Bethel University http://caps.bethel.edu/ helps busy adults achieve their educational goals by offering courses taught within a framework of Christian values. The adult program offers seven career-relevant bachelor’s degree-completion programs, including business management, Christian ministries, communication studies, healthcare leadership, human services, nursing (RN to B.S.), and organizational leadership. The General Studies program allows students with few or no credits to take the courses they need to enter a bachelor’s degree program or to earn an associate’s degree. All programs are taught on an accelerated schedule, with courses meeting evenings or weekends at convenient locations in the Twin Cities, greater Minnesota, or online.
Students who successfully complete any of the Saylor Direct courses can earn credit at Charter Oak State College, according to the guidelines below.
BIO101B: Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology is equivalent to Charter Oak’s BIO 110 Biology 1 for non-majors.
BUS203: Principles of Marketing is equivalent to Charter Oak’s MKT 220 Principles of Marketing.
BUS204: Business Statistics will meet Concentration and General Education requirements, but does not have a specific course equivalency.
BUS205: Business Law & Ethics would serve as a free elective & does not meet any General Education requirements. It can be coupled with another course at Charter Oak that also has an ethics component to meet the Charter Oak ethics requirement.
BUS208 Principles of Management is equivalent to Charter Oak’s MGT 101 Principles of Management.
BUS210: Corporate Communications can be used in the Communications Concentration and/or the Organizational Leadership Concentration; or would meet a Behavioral Science General Education requirement.
CHEM101: General Chemistry I is equivalent to Charter Oak’s CHE 101 Chemistry Survey for non-majors.
CS101: Introduction to Computer Science I will meet Concentration and General Education requirements, but does not have a specific course equivalency.
MA001: Beginning Algebra is equivalent to Charter Oak’s MAT 100 Elementary Algebra.
MA005: Calculus I will meet Concentration and General Education requirements, but does not have a specific course equivalency.
POLSC201: Western Political Thought can be used in the Political Science Concentration in the Political Theory Group or would meet a Behavioral Science General Education requirement.
Additionally, each course could be used in Charter Oak’s Individualized Studies Concentrations, if paired with other appropriate courses.
How To Apply: http://www.charteroak.edu/
About Charter Oak State College
Founded in 1973, Charter Oak State College (www.CharterOak.edu) is Connecticut’s only public online college, offering associate and bachelor’s degree completion programs in high-demand fields including Health Care Administration, Public Safety Administration, Business Administration, Information Systems and more. Charter Oak students complete degree programs through online courses and alternative approaches to earning credit. Charter Oak is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and governed by Connecticut’s Board of Regents for Higher Education. The College is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.
Students who are enrolled in a Colorado Technical University degree program can earn 3-4 transfer credit hours per course for Saylor Direct courses that are recommended for college credit by NCCRS.
BUS203 Principles of Marketing is equivalent to CTU’s MKTG225.
BUS204 Business Statistics is equivalent to CTU’s MATH301.
BUS205 Business Law and Ethics is equivalent to CTU’s MGM365.
BUS208 Principles of Management is equivalent to CTU’s MGM255.
BUS210 Corporate Communication would count as a Business Elective.
CS101 Introduction to Computer Science I is equivalent to CTU’s IT254.
MA001 Beginning Algebra would count as a Math Elective.
MA005 Calculus I would count as a Math Elective.
POLSC201 Intro to Western Political Thought would count as a General Education Elective.
Please check with your CTU advisor to confirm the specific requirements that these courses will fulfill.
For more about CTU’s admissions policies and how to apply: http://www.coloradotech.edu/Admissions
CTU Mission Statement
The mission of Colorado Technical University http://www.coloradotech.edu/, an institution of higher learning, is to provide career-oriented education by teaching applied, real-world, industry-current programs in selected areas, serving the needs of students for employment and career advancement and the needs of industry for highly qualified professionals at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate levels.
CUNY Baccalaureate is the individualized degree program at the City University of New York, in which students work with faculty mentors and access courses across the CUNY catalog to design their own degrees. This program, which leads to the BA or BS degree, accepts courses recommended for college credit by The American Council on Education (ACE) and the National College Credit Recommendation Service (NCCRS) — which includes all Saylor Direct courses — up to a limit of 30 credits.For more about CUNY BA’s transfer policies and procedures: http://cunyba.gc.cuny.edu/transfercredits/
For more information about this degree and how to apply: http://cunyba.gc.cuny.edu/prospectivestudents/
• more than 20,000 students enrolled a year;
• more than 35 locations throughout New York state; and
• nearly 2,000 faculty and staff, committed to helping students earn a degree.You can learn more about SUNY ESC’s transfer policy and make contact here.
Excelsior College’s policy of guaranteed transfer of ACE and NCCRS recommended courses means that students who enroll at Excelsior will be able to transfer courses in the Saylor Direct program. Please check with your Excelsior advisor for the specific requirements that these courses will fulfill.
For more about Excelsior’s transfer policies and procedures: Non-Collegiate Sources of Credit
For more information about admissions policies and how to apply: http://www.excelsior.edu/admissions
About Excelsior College
Excelsior College http://www.excelsior.edu is a regionally accredited, nonprofit distance learning institution that focuses on removing obstacles to the educational goals of adult learners. Founded in 1971 and located in Albany, NY, Excelsior is a proven leader in the assessment and validation of student knowledge. It offers more efficient and affordable access to degree completion through multiple avenues: its own online courses, and the acceptance in transfer of credit from other colleges and universities as well as recognized corporate and military training programs. It currently offers more than 60 different degree programs in the fields of nursing, business, technology, liberal arts, and health science. Excelsior has been continuously accredited since 1977 by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.
Students who successfully complete Saylor Direct courses can earn credit for each of those courses at Granite State College.
BIO101B: Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology can be used to meet the general education requirement for a course in Scientific Inquiry.
BUS203: Principles of Marketing is equivalent to Granite State’s MGMT 514 Principles of Marketing.
BUS204: Business Statistics is equivalent to Granite State’s MATH 504 Statistics.
BUS205: Business Law & Ethics would serve as a Lower-Level Elective.
BUS208 Principles of Management is equivalent to Granite State’s MGMT 500 Principles of Management.
BUS210: Corporate Communications would serve as a Lower-Level Management Elective.
CHEM101: General Chemistry I can be used to meet the general education requirement for a course in Scientific Inquiry.
CS101: Introduction to Computer Science I is equivalent to Granite State’s CMPL 515 Programming Fundamentals.
MA001: Beginning Algebra can be used to meet the general education requirement for a course in Quantitative Inquiry.
MA005: Calculus I is equivalent to Granite State’s MATH 606 Calculus I.
POLSC201: Western Political Thought can be used to meet the general education requirement for a course in Cultural Inquiry: International.
For more about Granite State’s transfer policies and procedures: http://www.granite.edu/students/prospect/transfer.php
For more information about admissions policies and how to apply: http://www.granite.edu/students/prospect/getstarted/admissions.php
About Granite State College
Granite State College http://www.granite.edu/ is one of the four institutions of the University System of New Hampshire, New Hampshire’s public university system. Our primary mission is to serve as the system’s statewide college for adults, in addition to being New Hampshire’s leader in delivering online education. We are proud to offer associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees, post-baccalaureate programs for teacher education, transfer opportunities, and online degree programs. By offering degree programs in high-demand fields combined with flexible scheduling, Granite State College makes it possible to balance the responsibilities of work and/or family while earning a college degree.
Students who are enrolled in an appropriate Great Bay Community College degree program will earn 3 transfer credit hours for each of Saylor Academy’s BUS205, BUS210, and POLSC201 courses. Please check with your GBCC advisor for the specific requirements that these courses will fulfill.For more GBCC prospective student information: http://www.greatbay.edu/?a0=59&a1=prospect
About Great Bay Community College
Great Bay Community College http://www.greatbay.edu/ provides accessible, student-centered, quality higher education programs for a diverse population of students seeking career, degree or transfer opportunities. A strong commitment to lifelong learning is reflected in our policies, programs and activities. We will continue our strong tradition of providing education in the sciences, career and technical programs as well as in the liberal arts. We endeavor to promote economic development through community engagement and workforce development for the region.
Paul Smith’s College accepts Saylor Academy courses that NCCRS recommends for college credit if those courses fit within a chosen degree program. Because different degrees have different graduation requirements, students should consult with a Paul Smith’s College Admissions Counselor or Academic Advisor for specific information on how Saylor courses can be counted for specific degree programs.MA001 does not count for college credit but can be used as a substitute for the non-credit GST 099 course to show readiness in math.
Visit the Paul Smith’s College website: http://www.paulsmiths.edu
To apply to Paul Smith’s College: www.paulsmiths.edu/apply
For more information on student life at Paul Smith’s College: www.paulsmiths.edu/student-
About Paul Smith’s College
Paul Smith’s College (http://www.paulsmiths.edu) is a regionally accredited, private, nonprofit institution located in the beautiful Adirondack Park of northern New York State. Since welcoming our first class in 1946, we have remained committed to experiential learning – the notion that a college education should include theory and practice. With degree programs in fields including hospitality, culinary arts, environmental science, natural resources, forestry, entrepreneurship, and more, our “can do” graduates are prepared to launch successful careers, either close to home or around the world.
Students who are enrolled at Thomas Edison State College can earn 3-4 transfer credits for each of the Saylor Direct courses that are recommended for credit by ACE and NCCRS. Those with specific equivalencies are outlined below.
BIO101B Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology is equivilant to BIO-101 Introductory Biology.
BUS203 Principles of Marketing is recommended for credit in the business department. Specifically, this course can substitute for MAR-301.
BUS204 Business Statistics is recommended for credit in the business department. Specifically, this course can substitute for OPM-351.
BUS205 Business Law and Ethics is recommended for credit in the business department. Specifically, this course can substitute for LAW-201 in The School of Business and Technology.
BUS208 Principles of Management is recommended for credit in the business department. Specifically, this course can substitute for MAN-301.
BUS210 Corporate Communication is recommended for credit in the lower division baccalaureate degree category in business. It carries the equivalency of COM-373 Managerial Communications, but could also fill in for MAN-373 and HRM-373.
CHEM101 General Chemistry I is equivilant to CHE-104 Introductory Chemistry.
CS101 Introduction to Computer Science I can substitute for COS-101 Introduction to Computers/CIS.
MA001 Beginning Algebra can substitute for MAT-121 College Algebra.
MA005 Calculus I can substitute for MAT-231 Calculus I.
POLSC201 Intro to Western Political Thought can substitute for POS-299, a generic lower division political science course. It can also satisfy the Political Theory requirement.
Please check with your advisor or admissions guide for additional information about specific requirements that these courses can fulfill in your degree program.
For more about Thomas Edison’s transfer policies and procedures: http://www.tesc.edu/academics/catalog/Transfer-Credit.cfm
For more information about how to apply: http://www.tesc.edu/admissions/
About Thomas Edison
Established in 1972, Thomas Edison State College http://www.tesc.edu/ has a national reputation for academic excellence and educational integrity and is a national leader in the assessment of adult learning. The College is one of New Jersey’s 12 senior public institutions of higher education and one of the first schools in the country designed specifically for adult learners. The College provides flexible, high-quality, collegiate learning opportunities for self-directed adults and offers degree programs and certificates in more than 100 areas of study. The College’s is a pioneer in using the latest technology to deliver methods of learning and earning credit learning for busy adults, which include online courses, prior learning assessment, credit-bearing exams and courses accessed via mobile devices.
Students who are enrolled in a University of Maryland University College degree program can earn 3-4 transfer credit hours for Saylor Direct courses. Please check with your UMUC advisor for the specific requirements that these courses will fulfill.
BIO101B: Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology is equivalent to UMUC’s BIOL 116TR.
BUS203 Principles of Marketing is equivalent to UMUC’s MRKT 310 Marketing Principles course.
BUS204 Business Statistics is equivalent to UMUC’s STAT 230 Introductory Business Statistics.
BUS205 Business Law and Ethics is equivalent to UMUC’s BMGT 100-380 Business Law I course.
BUS208 Principles of Management is equivalent to UMUC’s BMGT 364 Management and Organization Theory course.
BUS210 Corporate Communication is equivalent to UMUC’s HRMN 100-302 Organizational Communication course.
CHEM101: General Chemistry I is equivalent to UMUC’s CHEM 116TR.
CS101 Introduction to Computer Science I is equivalent to UMUC’s CMIS 141 Introductory Programming course.
MA001 Beginning Algebra is equivalent to UMUC’s MATH 009 Introductory Algebra course.
MA005 Calculus I is equivalent to UMUC’s MATH 140 Calculus I course.
POLSC201 Intro to Western Political Thought is equivalent to UMUC’s GVPT 101 Introduction to Political Theory course.
For more about UMUC’s transfer policies and procedures: http://www.umuc.edu/students/admissions/transfer/
For more information about admissions policies and how to apply: http://www.umuc.edu/students/admissions/apply/
About University of Maryland University College
Founded in 1947, UMUC http://www.umuc.edu/ is one of 11 accredited, degree-granting institutions in the University System of Maryland (USM). Offering a broad range of cutting-edge classes, UMUC has earned a global reputation for excellence as a comprehensive virtual university and for focusing on the unique educational and professional development needs of adult students. Headquartered in Adelphi, Maryland, UMUC has classroom locations in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, Europe and Asia, and provides award-winning online classes to students worldwide.
Save up to $6,000 by Transferring Up to 30 “Saylor Direct” Credits to City Vision University
Students completing any “Saylor Direct” courses and passing exams may transfer up to 30 Saylor credits to City Vision University for a Bachelor’s degree and save one full-year’s tuition ($6,000). City Vision offers accredited online Bachelor’s in Addiction Studies, Nonprofit Management and Missions for $6,000/year. Find out more at www.cityvision.edu
Special for Students from Developing Countries
City Vision provides a 50% tuition discount for students from developing countries making tuition only $3,000/year. Students could complete one year at Saylor plus three years with City Vision for only $9,000 for all four years.
“Saylor Direct” Courses Accepted at City Vision
BUS203 Principles of Marketing (NCCRS Recommended)
BUS204 Business Statistics (NCCRS Recommended)
BUS205 Business Law and Ethics (NCCRS Recommended)
BUS208 Principles of Management (NCCRS Recommended)
BUS210 Corporate Communication (NCCRS Recommended)
POLSC201 Introduction to Western Political Thought (NCCRS Recommended)
CS101 Introduction to Computer Science I (NCCRS Recommended)
MA001 Beginning Algebra (NCCRS Recommended)
MA005 Calculus I (NCCRS Recommended)
BIO101B Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology (ACE Recommended)
CHEM101 General Chemistry I (ACE Recommended)
City Vision will accept transfer for the following credit aligned courses to Third Party exams. However, the cost savings will not be as much as noted above given the varying exam fees between CLEP, UExcel, AP and TECEP exams. The fee information for each of those programs is contained on the respective course pages.
CS402 Computer Communications and Networks (TECEP Exam)
BUS403 Negotiations and Conflict Management (TECEP Exam)
MA101-EXC Single-Variable Calculus I (UExcel Exam)
MA121 Introduction to Statistics (TECEP Exam)
ECON101-CLEP Principles of Microeconomics (CLEP Exam)
ECON102-EXC Principles of Macroeconomics (UExcel Exam)
PSYCH101-EXC Introduction to Psychology (UExcel Exam)
ENVS203 Environmental Ethics, Justice, and World Views (TECEP Exam)
HIST103 World History in the Early Modern and Modern Eras (TECEP Exam)
POLSC221 Introduction to Comparative Politics (TECEP Exam)
POLSC232 American Government (CLEP Exam)
K12MATH013 Calculus AB (AP Exam)
K12MATH014 Advanced Statistics (AP Exam)
For more about City Vision’s transfer policies and procedures:
For more information about admissions policies and how to apply:
City Vision accepts transfer of up to 90 transfer credits from any accredited college. Qualifying students can get their tuition fully covered by Pell grants or use Federal loans or GI Bill benefits. City Vision provide a 25% discount to military & VA benefit veterans and staff at Rescue Missions/Salvation Army, a 40% discount to ministry interns and a 50% discount to students from developing countries.