Transferring to Trocaire

Transfer students will receive credit for college courses which are equivalent to those offered at Trocaire College. Only courses completed with a grade of “C” or better are acceptable for transfer. The acceptance of advanced credit is tentative until the student has completed one semester of satisfactory work at Trocaire College.

Transferring to Trocaire
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Please note that a student must earn a minimum of thirty credit hours at Trocaire to be eligible for a degree. A student must complete 50% of his/her course work here to be eligible for a Trocaire College Certificate.

Evaluation of transfer credits is completed through the Registrar's Office in consultation with the Vice President for Academic Affairs and Program Director.

There are several additional ways to obtain transfer credit:

Advanced Placement: High School students are eligible for consideration for advanced placement and credit by achieving satisfactory scores (a rating of 3 to 5) on the Advanced Placement Examination.

Challenge Examination: Challenge exams are administered in special and exceptional cases in which it has been clearly determined that prior educational and/or vocational experience has provided a learning experience equivalent to that of the particular college course. Evidence of equivalency is evaluated by the Dean and/or appropriate Program Director. Please contact the Student Billing Office at 716.826.1200 for current test and tuition fees.


Credit by Examination: Additional Examinations are accepted on a limited basis for transfer credit. Please contact the Office of Admissions for more information.

Admissions phone: 716.827.2545
Admissions fax: 716.828.6107