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Transferring Credits

Marymount University generally accepts credits for courses completed with a grade of C or higher at other regionally accredited institutions of higher education. Marymount will accept a maximum of 64 credit hours from freshman- and sophomore-level courses and an additional 20 credit hours from junior- or senior-level courses. Marymount University has a 36 credit residency requirement, meaning no student may apply more than 84 hours of transfer credit toward a degree. For more details on our current transfer policies, see our undergraduate catalog.

Articulation Agreements

Marymount has articulation agreements with Northern Virginia Community College to aid students who wish to transfer. These agreements spell out the Marymount course equivalencies for classes offered at Northern Virginia Community College.
Course equivalencies are also available for students at George Mason UniversityMontgomery College, and Prince George's Community College who wish to transfer to Marymount.

Students transferring from other two or four-year colleges or universities should contact our admissions team to get more information about course equivalencies,

Credit by Examination

Transfer students may apply up to 30 hours of credit earned by examination to the 84-hour transfer credit maximum. Marymount will accept credit earned through College-Level Examination Program (CLEP), International Baccalaureate (IB), and Advanced Placement (AP), and DANTES Program examinations. You can learn more about receiving credit by examination from the Office of the Registrar.

Additional Transfer Information

Transfer Credit Policy
NOVA Students
Montgomery College Students