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Transfer Students

Transfer to Regis University and aspire to more just 10 minutes from downtown Denver. Regis graduates take bold steps every day and are ready to tackle the world's biggest challenges. Join them.

We make the transfer process seamless, whether you're transferring your associate's degree into a bachelor's degree, completing your degree or embarking on a new path.

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Why Transfer?

  • Generous transfer credit policy Up to 90 credit hours: transferable from regionally accredited institutions. Apply AP and IB credit from high school. Get credit for your military service.
  • Flexible programs that fit with your life: Online, on-campus in Denver, accelerated and evening courses that start at various times throughout the year.
  • Regis is a Jesuit Catholic university: where students of all faith and belief backgrounds are welcome. Graduates and employers tell us that our Jesuit values instill a sense of social responsibility, leadership, ethics, inclusivity and commitment to service that is unique to Regis graduates.
  • Early admission decision with no-cost transcript evaluation: Apply early with no application fee,* get your transcripts evaluated at no cost, and begin to work with Regis admissions counselor and academic success coach while still enrolled at your community college.
  • Affordability and positive return on your investment: With thousands in available in scholarships annually for qualified transfer students, our graduates also earn some of the highest salaries in the state.** For more information about affordability, check out our Transfer Affordability Guide
  • No cost transcript evaluation: Get your transcripts evaluated for free and begin working with an admissions counselor.
  • High ROI
    Regis graduates earn some of the highest salaries in the state.
  • *All undergraduate programs do not require an application fee except those hosted through the external Centralized Application System (currently only applies to our Bachelor of Science in Nursing program).

    **Source: Colorado Dept. of Higher Education Postsecondary Earnings

Get the credit you deserve.

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Get a Free Transcript Evaluation

If you have prior college credit, you may be closer than you realize to achieving our educational goal. Send copies of your transcripts to and let us evaluate your prior learning credit and see how it matches up with your program of interest.

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Community College Bridge to Bachelor's

The Colorado Community College to Regis Bridge to Bachelor’s Program is a partnership between Regis University and the Colorado Community Colleges to provide engagement, advising and ongoing contact while you are completing your associate degree.

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Frequently Asked Questions

No. We require transfer students to apply using the Regis application and submit any additional application materials based on your program of interest. Transcripts and other documentation are required to apply for transfer or experience credit, but the application process remains largely the same.

Your previous college credits are never outdated at Regis and will be evaluated by our transfer evaluation center.* These credits will be evaluated to determine if they meet the current degree requirements.

*Transfer credits for graduate students have an expiration date. Speak to your academic adviser for more information.

Yes! With our generous transfer credit policy, you can transfer your associate degree to Regis. In addition, most Colorado Community College students can transfer their Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.), Associate of Arts (A.A.) or Associate of Science (A.S.) degree to Regis as part of the Bridge to Bachelor’s program. Students can obtain a free unofficial transcript evaluation of their previous course work by emailing

Many of our degree programs accept competency-based credit for a course. A full list of credit granting agencies is below. If AP credit is granted without credit in the subject area, the hours required must be satisfied by taking advanced courses. Acceptance of transfer credit or competency-based credit varies by degree program.

Competency-based credit includes:

  • Recommendations by the American Council on Education (ACE) for military and corporate training
  • Regis University credit-by-exam
  • StraighterLine credit (for accelerated online course work)
  • Sophia credit (for accelerated online course work)
  • Prometric Learning Center credit-by-exam
  • College Board Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
  • College Level Examination Program (CLEP)
  • Defense Activity for Nontraditional Education Support (DANTES)
  • National College Credit Recommendation Services (NCCRS)
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Program
  • ACT Proficiency Examination Program (PEP)
  • National League for Nursing (NLN) and life experience credit

Yes! Regis has scholarships for transfer students! For more information on our transfer scholarships, visit our Scholarships and Grants pages.

Community College Transfer Guides currently exist for many of our programs. Required course work, transferability of courses and credits accepted are detailed in each of the transfer guides. You may be able to transfer up to 87 semester-hour credits toward your degree program, depending on your previous credits and the program you are pursuing at Regis.

Tuition varies by the academic program. Regis graduates earn some of the highest salaries in the state, compared to other Colorado institutions, according to data collected by the Colorado Department of Higher Education. With scholarships and grants for those eligible, a Regis education is within reach. Check out our affordability guide.

Yes! If you have not yet completed your associate degree from a Colorado Community College, this may be an option for you. Visit our Colorado Community College transfer page.

Yes! Regis has options for an AAS to a Bachelor of Applied Science degree, or an AAS to other BA and BS options. To maximize your credit for your completed AAS, check out our BAS program here. Up to 87 credits can be accepted from your previous studies at regionally accredited institutions.

If you are transferring from the Community College of the Air Force (Air University), check out our Associate to Baccalaureate Cooperative Program (AU-ABC) where 60 credits from your AAS can be accepted.

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