Transferring Courses & Credit by Exam

Evaluation of Transfer Credit

Students may request to transfer courses taken at other colleges and universities to JMU. Please see the Registrar’s guide on transferring credit to JMU for more information.

Credit by Examination

AP Credit. The department of psychology accepts a score of 4 or 5 on the Advanced Placement Examination. These grades will earn a student 3 credit hours and will appear on the transcript as PSYC 101.

IB Credit. The department of psychology accepts examination credit based upon the International Baccalaureate diploma. JMU requires a score of 4 or above on "Higher-Level IB Courses" and 6 or above on "Subsidiary--Level IB Courses." Students with satisfactory scores earn 3 credit hours listed on the transcript as PSYC 101.