Valley Forge Military College (VFMC)-Temple Transfer Information
Generally, Temple accepts academic, college-level courses beyond the developmental level completed with a grade C- or better, from schools with regional accreditation. Credit is only awarded in academic subjects with a corresponding Temple department. Duplicate credit in the same course is not awarded in any case. Whenever possible, credit is allowed for courses completed more than 10 years before the date of admission. Courses evaluated for transfer from colleges and universities with different credit systems (e.g. quarter hours, units, etc.) are converted to semester hours (i.e., 2 quarter hour credits are equivalent to 1.5 semester hour credits; 3 quarter hour credits are equivalent to 2.0 semester hour credits; 4 quarter hour credits are equivalent to 2.5 semester hour credits). For more information about transfer credit evaluation see: Credit Evaluation.
To better encourage and facilitate the transfer of Valley Forge Military College College students to Temple University, Temple and Lehigh Carbon Community College have established the following transfer agreements:
The Dual Admissions agreement between Temple and Valley Forge Military College conditionally admits students to Temple at the same time they are admitted toValley Forge Military College, and provide the opportunity for merit scholarships to Temple for eligible students. Interested students must enroll in the Dual Admissions program before attaining 30 transferable credits, including any colleges previously attended. Students are then admitted to Temple upon attaining their associate's degrees at the community college. Click here for more information about Dual Admissions with Valley Forge Military College.
GenEd-to-GenEd Transfer Agreement
GenEd-to-GenEd Transfer agreements accept -- upon Temple evaluation and approval -- the general education requirements of approved associate degrees in lieu of Temple's GenEd requirements. Students entering Temple with an approved Associate degree are identified upon admission to or enrollment in the University and their fulfillment of the General Education by a GenEd Transfer Agreement is noted on pertinent student records.
The following Valley Forge Military College associate degrees are approved:
GenEd-to-GenEd: Effective for students entering Temple for the first time for Fall 2011 and after.
One of the following degrees, received at any time:
- Associate in Arts (A.A.) in
- Criminal Justice
- Associate in Science (A.S.) in
- Life Sciences
- Health Sciences
- Physical Sciences
- Associate in Business Administration (A.B.A.)
Transfer students should be aware that GenEd-to-GenEd transfer relates only to University General Education requirements. All requirements of Temple’s schools and colleges and major programs of study remain in force.
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