Students who completed college credit with another college or university while in high school and/or after high school graduation can transfer credit to COTC.
Students who have completed college credits cancheck out Transferology. Transferology is a website and tool that can help students learn more about how college credits transfer from one school to another.
Students who wish to transfer college credit to COTC should be aware of a few things:
The number of credits completed in college can affect financial aid. Connect with Student Financial Services to determine whether your transfer credit will affect your financial aid and how.
A college or university accreditation can affect the transferability of credits.
How completed credits transfer into a program can depend on a program’s plan of study and how the courses align with the program’s plan of study.
How is transfer credit reviewed?
The Student Records department at COTC will conduct a formal review of college credits, when all official high school and college transcripts are sent.
Request an official high school transcript (even if you have already obtained a degree from another institution)
Request official transcripts from all previous colleges and universities attended
International Students–Students who are non-U.S. citizens and/or attended an international high school and/or international institution of higher education have some additional considerations.
Step 2: Sign Up for and Complete Online Orientation
Once you apply to COTC, you will receive an email with next steps regarding setting up your COTC account and signing up for online orientation.
Step 3: Student Financial Services
We encourage you to complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA helps determine your eligibility for grants, loans and scholarships at COTC. The number of credits completed in college can affect financial aid. Connect with Student Financial Services to determine whether your transfer credit will affect your financial aid.
If you plan to pay out of pocket, please contact Student Financial Services at 740.366.9435 as soon as you are registered for classes.
For more information about tuition and payment options visit Student Financial Services.
Step 4: Submit Transcripts
Official transcripts can be sent electronically via email by the college/university (or their approved third party vendor), or official transcripts can be mailed by the college/university (or their approved third party vendor) to: