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A minimum of 120 semester hours are required for graduation. Students must earn 45 hours at University of Saint Joseph; these hours can include a combination of courses at USJ or within the Consortium.
When you transfer to USJ, the credits you transfer prior to official matriculation are what will determine which general education requirements you need to fulfill.
If you transfer in with 24 or more credits, you are waived from:
If you transfer in 23 credits and later complete additional transfer credits, those credits are not added to the original 23 to grant waiver from the three requirements mentioned above.
Students who enter USJ with an Advanced Placement score of four or above will be granted advanced placement and credit. Select courses are granted transfer credit with a score of three or higher. View eligible exams.
College credit may also be awarded to students for successful completion of proficiency examinations. Such examinations may be designed and administered by the faculty of a department for specific courses. Standardized exams such as CLEP (College Level Examination Placement) or Dantes may be used as the basis for awards. View eligible exams.
The University of Saint Joseph, including the Gengras Center School and the School for Young Children, is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. and the State of Connecticut Office of Higher Education. The University of Saint Joseph prohibits discrimination against any persons on account of their race, color, religious creed, age, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, transgender status, marital status, national origin, ancestry, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability, or physical disability), genetic information, homelessness, prior conviction of a crime, or any other characteristic protected by law, in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and employment practices (unless there is a bona fide occupational qualification related to employment).
Inquiries concerning the University’s non-discrimination policies may be referred to Deborah Spencer, Human Resources director /Title IX coordinator, telephone 860.231.5390 or email [email protected], or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston Mass 02109, telephone 617.289.0111, TDD 800.877.8339, fax 617.289.0150, or email [email protected]. More information.