TRANSFER TO Ensign College
Did you take concurrent enrollment in high school or are you transferring to Ensign College? Here’s what you need to know:
- Official transcripts from all colleges or universities should be sent to Ensign College.
- Once you are admitted to Ensign College, transfer credit from your transcripts will be evaluated.
- If a course didn’t transfer as expected, you can complete the Transfer Credit Request form and attach a course description for another review.
- International college credit is not automatically reviewed. To request a review, complete the Transfer Credit Request form and attach a course description translated into English.
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Test credit includes Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), College Level Examination Program (CLEP), course challenge examinations, and industry certifications.
- Please send official score reports or official transcripts with scores to the Registration Office.
- Credit will be awarded as follows:
Advanced Placement (AP)
High school students may earn Ensign College credit by scoring 3 or higher on the Advanced Placement tests listed below.
|AP Exam||AP Test Score||Ensign College Credit Hours||Ensign College GE Fulfilled|
|Art History||3, 4, 5||3||Fine Arts Distribution|
|Studio Art Drawing (portfolio required)||3, 4, 5||3||Fine Arts Distribution|
|Biology||3, 4, 5||3||Life Science|
|Calculus AB *||3, 4, 5||7||Math 110, 111|
|Calculus BC*||3, 4, 5||7||Math 110, 111|
|Chemistry||3, 4, 5||3||Physical Science|
|Macroeconomics||3, 4, 5||3||Econ 162|
|Microeconomics||3, 4, 5||3||Econ 161|
|English Language & Comp||3, 4, 5||3||English 101|
|English Literature & Comp||3, 4, 5||3||English 101|
|Environmental Science||3, 4, 5||3||Life Science|
|Comparative Government and Politics||3, 4, 5||3||Political Science 110|
|U.S. Government and Politics||3, 4, 5||3||Political Science 110|
|European History||3, 4, 5||3||Social Science|
|U.S. History||3, 4, 5||3||American Institutions|
|World History||3, 4, 5||3||Social Science|
|Human Geography||3, 4, 5||3||Physical Science|
|Physics B**||3, 4, 5||3||Physical Science|
|Physics C-Mechanics**||3, 4, 5||3||Physical Science|
|Physics C-Electricity and Magnetism**||3, 4, 5||3||Physical Science|
|Psychology||3, 4, 5||3||Social Science|
|Spanish Literature||3, 4, 5||3||Humanities|
|Statistics||3, 4, 5||3||Math 252|
*Take Calculus AB or BC, not both. Students who receive a score of 2 on the BC exam can request consideration from BYU for the AB credit at the 3 score level.
**Take Physics B or both parts of Physics C.
If you have taken IB courses, Ensign College will award credit for scores of 5, 6, or 7 on IB exams. Specific IB credit is assessed and awarded on a case-by-case basis. You may fill out the Transfer Course Evaluation form to prompt a review of your credit.
College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
Specific CLEP credit is assessed and awarded on a case-by-case basis. You may fill out the Transfer Course Evaluation form to prompt a review of your credit.
Specific credit earned by industry certifications is assessed and awarded on a case-by-case basis. You may fill out the Transfer Course Evaluation form to prompt a review of your credit.
Credit is not given for experiential learning.
Full Disclosure of Transfer Schools
Failure to submit official transcripts to Ensign College from all institutions you have or are currently attending, both U.S. and international, may result in disciplinary action. This may include dismissal from Ensign College.
Official transcripts are transcripts mailed in a sealed envelope from the institution or through a secured electronic transmission. Ensign College cannot evaluate transcripts submitted via any method deemed unsecure by the College.
TRANSFERRING PATHWAYCONNECT CREDIT
Ensign College will accept nine (9) credit hours of elective credit and six (6) credit hours of religion from your PathwayConnect experience. Ensign College’s partnership with PathwayConnect provides a wide range of educational and career options.
You may complete any degree or certificate provided by Ensign College, including the Applied Technology - Associate of Science degree or the Associate Science of Integrated Studies. These degrees accommodate Pathway students who want to transfer to BYU-Idaho or other four-year institutions. If you want a more direct career route, choose from any Ensign College certificate program to gain skills that will lead to immediate employment opportunities.
|PathwayConnect Course||Ensign College Transfer Guide|
|GS 120: Pathway Life Skills||Elective credit (3)|
|GS 120L: Pathway English & Life Skills||Elective credit (3)|
|MATH 100G: Personal Finance||Elective credit (3)|
|MATH 100L: English Language and Personal Finance||Elective credit (3)|
|ENG 106: Basic Writing||Elective credit (3)|
|ENG 106L: English Language and Basic Writing||Elective credit (3)|
|FDREL 275: Teachings & Doctrine of the Book of Mormon||Cornerstone Religion, but not College Religion Residency Hours|
|FDREL 250: Jesus Christ and the Everlasting Gospel||Cornerstone Religion, but not College Religion Residency Hours|
|FDREL 200: The Eternal Family||Cornerstone Religion, but not College Religion Residency Hours|
PathwayConnect students are encouraged to contact the Student Success Center at 801-524-8151 with any questions.
Religion credit earned at other Church schools can be transferred to Ensign College as an equivalent religion course or elective credit. The course must have been taken for credit and credit noted on an official transcript.
Institute of Religion Courses
Religion credit earned at Church Education System (CES) Institutes of Religion can be transferred to Ensign College as an equivalent religion course or elective credit. The course must have been taken for “Church University” or “BYU” credit and credit noted on your official Institute transcript. However, qualifying Religion credits taken from CES Institutes of Religion do not count as residency religion requirements.
Religion Credit from Other Universities
Coursework in religious studies from any institution other than a Church school or Institute of Religion cannot be applied towards Ensign College religion requirements.
INTERNATIONAL TRANSFER CREDIT
Your transcripts from institutions outside the United States may be given credit at Ensign College on a case-by-case basis. Transfer credit will be considered when a translation/evaluation is submitted from one of the two approved translation services listed below. You should request that the evaluation service send the detail report directly to Ensign College. You'll also need to provide the College with an official copy of your transcripts from the institution you attended.
|International Education Research Foundations, Inc.||World Education Services, Inc.|
P.O. Box 3665
Culver City, CA 90231-3665
Phone: (310) 258-9451
Must request a “Detail Report”
P.O. Box 5087
Bowling Green Station
New York, NY 10274-5087
Phone: (2121) 966-6311
Must request a “CxC Basic”
To request transfer credit from an international college, please complete the Transfer Credit Evaluation form .
The reverse transfer process is intended for those that did not graduate from Ensign College and are no longer eligible to enroll, but wish to transfer courses from another college or university and complete their Ensign College degree. Follow the steps below for a review of your record to determine if you are eligible to apply for graduation:
- Complete the Continuing Student Ecclesiastical Endorsement form
- Fill out the Reverse Transfer Request form and upload completed Continuing Student Ecclesiastical Endorsement
- Send official transcripts to Ensign College
Once all documents have been received, you will be notified within 2 weeks of your eligibility to apply for graduation. If you are approved, you will need to apply for graduation and meet all graduation requirements. Please note that all transfer and graduation policies apply, and degrees are awarded 2-8 weeks after the current term ends.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Policy: Transfer and Reverse Transfer
TRANSFER FROM Ensign College
In order to make transferring to another school as seamless as possible, Ensign College makes every effort to establish articulation agreements with other colleges and universities. Considering transferring to another college or university after Ensign College? Be sure to review and comply with that institution’s transfer guidelines prior to starting classes.