Credit is normally granted for courses taken at other regionally accredited postsecondary institutions with a grade of C or above, when the coursework is comparable to that of Salve Regina and does not duplicate another course for which credit has been granted.
Qualifying credits earned prior to matriculation are accepted in transfer and are designated on the Salve Regina transcript with the grade P (pass), with no effect on the grade point average.
Credit for Life Experience
Salve Regina awards academic credit for the learning associated with life experience. Students applying for life experience credits must first be matriculated into a bachelor's program at the University.
A detailed procedure for submitting a portfolio for evaluation is available from the Office of the Registrar. Ordinarily, a limit of nine credits may be earned and applied toward an undergraduate degree. There is a fee for each life experience evaluated and awarded credit.
Credit for Military Experience
Salve Regina uses the baccalaureate-level recommendations from the Guide to the Evaluation of Educational Experiences in the Armed Services as a basis upon which to grant credit for military experiences. Ordinarily, a limit of nine credits may be earned and applied toward an undergraduate degree.