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Transferring to Kendall

Transfer Application Process

We look forward to getting to know you through the admission process.

Policy on Transfer Credit

To be eligible for transfer credit, official transcripts must be submitted to the Office of Admissions by the end of the student’s first quarter of study.

Kendall College accepts transfer credits from colleges and universities accredited by agencies recognized by the American Council on Education (ACE), United States Secretary of Education, College Level Examination Program (CLEP), DSST and Advanced Placement (AP).

The college accepts courses with a grade or grade point average value of C or 2.0.

Transfer credit is evaluated in relationship to the desired degree program. Only credit which is applicable to the degree program requested will be accepted in transfer.

General Education requirements and electives will be assessed by the Office of Admissions. Major requirements will be assessed by the Office of Admissions in consultation with the Program Dean or Chair. The total amount of transfer credit will not exceed the necessary residency requirement of the desired degree program. Courses which are remedial or developmental will not be accepted in transfer.

Transfer courses are recorded as credit earned and are not computed into the student’s GPA at Kendall College or the student’s enrollment status for any given term.

Kendall College credits are recorded in quarter hours. Semester hours are multiplied by 1.5 to calculate equivalency to quarter hours.

Official evaluation of transfer credit earned at other institutions is completed by the Office of Admissions once official transcripts have been received. All transcripts received become the official property of Kendall College and will not be returned or issued to the student or to another institution. Evaluations will be kept in the student’s academic file. All evaluations are considered provisional until official transcripts are received.

Send all materials to:

Kendall College Office of Admissions 900 N. North Branch Street Chicago, IL 60642

Admissions Checklist

This checklist will assist you in meeting all deadlines for submission of required documents.

  • Application
  • Official high school transcript
  • Official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Personal Statement
  • Proof of Immunization

As transfer students begin their application to Kendall College, we require that they submit:

  1. 1Application for Admission: To apply, please complete our online application.
  2. 2Online application Interview & Campus Tour: An on-campus interview with an Enrollment Advisor is as an opportunity for the Kendall College to become acquainted with the applicant and to acquaint the applicant as thoroughly as possible with Kendall.
  3. 3Official Documentation: Submit official college transcript with at least 12 earned semester credits (or 18 quarter credits) with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 (on a four-point scale). If you have attended more than one college or university, official transcripts are required for each institution. Official transcripts must be delivered in a sealed envelope. Read about Kendall’s transfer guidelines and policies.
  4. 4Proof of Immunization: Send proof of immunization records.
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