Transfer Credit For Prior Learning

Disclaimer: Students need to be aware that while Hutchinson Community College will accept transfer credit as listed below, other institutions have differing policies. Therefore, students should check with any other institution they plan to attend for its specific policy. The granting of credit by HutchCC does not guarantee transferability to any other institution.

Credit for Regionally Accredited Institutions

All transfer credit will be evaluated in the semester hour system. All credits earned with a grade of "F" or higher and deemed to be above remedial level will be transferred and calculated into the student's cumulative GPA at Hutchinson Community College.

Transfer credits will be accepted from colleges and universities that are accredited by a regional agency recognized by Hutchinson Community College. The following regional accrediting agencies are recognized by HutchCC: Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools (MSA); The Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges (NASC); The Higher Learning Commission  (HLC); New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (NEASC-CIHE); New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. Commission of Technical and Career Institutions (NEASC-CTIC); Southern Association of Colleges and Schools/Commission on Colleges (SACS-CC); Western Association of Schools and Colleges/Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (WASC-Jr.); Western Association of Schools and Colleges/Accrediting Commission for Senior Colleges and Universities (WASC-Sr.); Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCUU).

Approved Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR) aligned courses/programs are accepted in entirety. 

The granting of transfer credit by Hutchinson Community College does not guarantee transferability to any other institution.

Hutchinson Community College reserves the right to not accept transfer equivalency work that may be more than 5 years old.

Procedures for Credit for Regionally Accredited Institutions

Credit for Collegiate Non-Accredited Institutions

Credits from post secondary institutions not accredited by a regional accrediting association may be accepted for evaluation and possible transfer of credit at the student's request.

The granting of this credit by HutchCC does not guarantee transferability to any other institution.

Procedures for Credit for Collegiate Non-accredited Institutions

Credit for International Institutions

Hutchinson Community College accepts international course work evaluated by World Education Services (https://www.wes.org/) or International Education Services (http://ies.aacrao.org/).  If you elect to use this process, choose the course-by-course evaluation and request that the evaluating company send a copy of its evaluation directly to Hutchinson Community College-Records Office. The appropriate Department Chair at Hutchinson Community College will then use the evaluation to determine which courses will be accepted to fulfill associate degree requirements. 

The granting of transfer credit by HutchCC does not guarantee transferability to any other institution.

Hutchinson Community College reserves the right to not accept transfer equivalency work that may be more than 5 years old.

Procedures for Credit for International Institutions

Credit from Hutchinson Career and Technical Education Academy (USD 308) and Newton - Brooks Regional Center for Career and Technical Education (USD 373)

Students who have completed credits in approved merged career and technical programs as secondary students at Hutchinson Career and Technical Education Academy (USD 308) and Newton - Brooks Regional Center for Career and Technical Education (USD 373) may transfer the completed technical credits to Hutchinson Community College and pursue the completion of a certificate or degree.

The granting of transfer credit by Hutchinson Community College does not guarantee transferability to any other institution.

Hutchinson Community College reserves the right to not accept transfer equivalency work that may be more than 5 years old.

Procedure for Credit from Hutchinson Career and Technical Education Academy and Newton - Brooks Regional Center for Career and Technical Education

Credit for Military Training/Non-Collegiate Education

Students may earn college credit for education for non-collegiate educational experiences or armed services training. Credit is awarded based on the recommendations in the American Council on Education Guide and approval by the department chairperson where credit is requested.

The granting of this credit by HutchCC does not guarantee transferability to any other institution.

HutchCC reserves the right to not accept transfer equivalency work that may be more than 5 years old.

Procedure Credit for Military Training/Non-Collegiate Education

Credit for Recognized Credentials and/or Seminars

Credit from seminars and certificates of completion will be evaluated only upon student request and only if the student is a degree-seeking student and majoring in the field to which the request pertains. If the requirements listed above are met, and if credit is awarded, the credit will be applied to the student transcript after the start of the first semester of coursework at HutchCC.

The granting of this credit by HutchCC does not guarantee transferability to any other institution.

HutchCC reserves the right to not accept transfer equivalency work that may be more than 5 years old.

 Procedure Credit for Recognized Credentials and/or Seminars