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Transfer to Judson University for free

At Judson University, we value the learning and experience you’ve already gained—and we’ll work with you to make it count toward your degree with us.


Why would I transfer to Judson University?


Because Judson’s Division of Professional Studies is designed for working adults, many incoming students have prior college courses or other learning they want to transfer. Our generous transfer policy, combined with the persistent efforts of our enrollment coaches, ensures you get all the credit you deserve.

“I’m excited when I walk into my classes and feel that Judson is preparing me in the best way possible for my career.”

Briana Williams
Transfer from Cornerstone University


Who can transfer to Judson?

Many students who transfer to Judson have taken college-level courses at other colleges or universities, but that’s not the only type of credit we’ll accept. Professional development courses, military training, and other life experiences may also apply toward your Judson degree.

  • Regionally accredited

    Regionally Accredited Universities

  • Vocational

    Vocational or Technical Schools

  • Miliary

    Military Experience

Judson promises a generous transfer policy
In fact, if you earned a C- or above in another college course, your credit will likely transfer. Connect with an enrollment coach to learn more: 847.637.0689


Judson participates in the Illinois Articulation Initiative


The Illinois Articulation Initiative (IAI) makes transferring between schools in Illinois easier. If you transfer to Judson from a school that participates in IAI, you can easily transfer many of your general education courses.

IAI participating colleges

As part of IAI, Judson has established specific agreements with many institutions to make your transfer as smooth as possible:

Judson has active articulation agreements with:

  • BIR Training Center
  • College Consortium
  • Elgin Community College
  • Harper College
  • Kishwaukee College
  • McHenry County College
  • Rockford Career College
  • Rock Valley College
  • Waubonsee Community College

Transfer your associate degree

If you earned an Associate of Arts (AA) or Sciences (AS) from an IAI institution, your general education requirements are typically waived when you transfer to Judson.


Have questions about transferring to Judson? Ask an enrollment coach for assistance.

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“Knowing that each and every one of us genuinely cares about your success and goal of graduation is a pillar of pride we stand by here at Judson.”

—Dorene Simons, Judson Success Coach


What information do I need to provide to Judson University to apply as a transfer student?


To help simplify your transfer to Judson, make sure you have the following ready during your application process:

  • Official transcripts from all colleges or universities you’ve attended
  • Résumé demonstrating professional work experience
  • Scores from CLEP/DSST tests or other exams (not including ACT or SAT)
  • Copy of DD214 form and official military transcripts (if you served or are serving in the military)

Once you’ve submitted the required documents, our Registrar’s Office will review them, determine the credit that will transfer, and share the results with you.