Transfer credit from other accredited colleges and universities is evaluated individually and can be used to satisfy engineering and liberal studies requirements. Engineering transfer courses are evaluated by the School of Engineering. Non-engineering courses (i.e. mathematics, physics, etc.) are evaluated by the relevant school (typically the School of Arts and Sciences but in some case the School of Philosophy or the School of Theology and Religious Studies). Students applying for transfer from certain U.S. or international partner institutions will have their transfer credit approved according to the relevant Transfer Program.
In general, to apply coursework towards the Catholic University degree, the course must 1) be substantially similar to a Catholic University course, 2) be completed with a C- or better grade, and 3) not duplicate previous work.
University policy requires that at least half of the credits required for a Catholic University bachelor's degree be taken at Catholic University, and that at least 30 of the last 36 credit hours must be taken at Catholic University.