Transfer of credits

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Will My Courses Transfer

MnSCU Transfer Policies

Minnesota State University, Mankato complies with the MnSCU system policy and procedures including Undergraduate Course Credit Transfer Policy and Procedure, the Minnesota Transfer Curriculum, and Transfer Rights and Responsibilities.

Transfer Action Plan

The Transfer Action Plan will help you understand the transfer process. The action plan will help you navigate the resources available to students as they work through the transfer process. Transfer Action Plan

3.39 is the MnSCU board policy which details the Transfer Rights and Responsibilities for students, MSU Mankato, and the MnSCU System. 3.39

How Will My Credits Transfer to Minnesota State Mankato?

You can learn more about Minnesota State Mankato courses here or at Transferology. You can set up your own account or sign in to Transferology as a guest.

Credit Transfers – How to Proceed

How your credits transfer to Minnesota State Mankato depends on the institution from which you are arriving. Minnesota State Mankato has detailed transfer policies in place to guide you through any questions about transferring.

Academic Credit

Minnesota State Mankato awards academic credit through the International Baccalaureate program; the College Level Examination Program; and the Advance Placement Course Equivalency program; veterans, upon admission, may be granted academic credit for formal military schools attended including passing score of DANTES CLEP/DSST exam. DSST (Dantes) Exam equivalency forms for MSU Mankato. Information on VETS is available at and

In our post-secondary enrollment option (PSEO), credits are evaluated on an individual basis through the Office of Admissions.

Articulation Agreements

Minnesota State University, Mankato has many articulation agreements allowing students to take classes at other colleges and universities while enrolled at Minnesota State Mankato.

Non-U.S. Colleges and Universities

Transferring from a non-U.S. institution? Minnesota State Mankato requires your credits be evaluated by a professional credit evaluation agency. Our non-U.S. Colleges policy has information and links to our preferred agency to help with the transition

Appeal of Credit Transfer Decisions

Students have the right to appeal credit transfer decisions.

Process for Appealing the Evaluation of Transfer Credits:

  1. Complete and submit the [PDF] transfer appeal form (217 KiB). Students may be required to include additional information to support their case including a course description, a course syllabus, and reading list.
  2. The appropriate department or committee will review the appeal.
  3. Student will receive the outcome of the appeal in writing.
  4. A student may submit a MnSCU system-level appeal. A student who is not satisfied with transfer appeal decision may appeal to the Senior Vice Chancellor of Academic and Student Affairs. The decision of the Senior Vice Chancellor is binding.