How will my credits transfer?

The following resources will you help you determine how the credits you've already earned at a local two-year college will apply to your degree at Metropolitan State University.

Transferology

Transferology is an online resource designed to help you explore your college transfer options. It provides a quick, intuitive way of determining how your credits could be applied to specific programs at Metropolitan State.

Transfer Pathway Maps and Articulation Agreements

Transfer Pathway Maps show how a Transfer Pathway degree in a specific discipline transfers from a Minnesota State college to a Minnesota State university.

For information on how your college transfer pathway program transfers to Metropolitan State University, click on your college (left column) and then on the program title. If your school is not listed, please choose Greater Minnesota Colleges or use the link below and choose your school from the Sending Institution menu and Metropolitan State University from the Receiving Institution menu.

Articulation Agreements are formal agreements between two or more colleges and universities to accept credits in transfer toward a specific academic program. Articulation Agreements are generally for specialized professional or technical programs offered at colleges (Associate of Arts with Emphasis Associate of Fine Arts [AFA], Associate of Science [AS], Associate of Applied Science [AAS], , diplomas, certificates) that can be applied to a specific program/major at the receiving university.

To see your college's articulation agreement(s) with Metropolitan State University, click on your college (left column) and then on "Minnesota State Transfer Pathways and Articulation Agreements for your school." When you get to the list of agreements, click on "View" next to the agreement title to see and/or print the agreement. If your school is not listed, please use the link below and choose your school from the Sending Institution menu and Metropolitan State University from the Receiving Institution menu.

Program Planning Guides

The Program Planning Guides on each institution page can help you determine which credits you've earned at the following two-year colleges will apply to your degree and which credits you'll need to complete at Metropolitan State University.

Metro Alliance

Metro Alliance is a partnership between Metropolitan State University and 10 community and technical colleges in the Twin Cities region that's dedicated to giving students at each campus access to classes and services elsewhere in the metro area.

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