Pre-Matriculated College Credit

College-level work completed prior to high school graduation, including college courses that fulfill high school graduation requirements, may be awarded transfer credits upon receipt of the following:

  1. an official letter from the high school principal, secondary school counselor or other educational professional describing thecollege-level program of study;
  2. an official letter from the college/university stating that the courses were taught by members of the regular faculty, open to enrollment by and graded in competition with regularly matriculated undergraduates at the college and a regular part of the normal curriculum published in the college catalog;
  3. a course syllabus;
  4. an official, seal-bearing transcript from the college/university showing a grade of C or better. Credit or advanced standing for courses taught at the high school will not be accepted. With respect to courses taught in a distance learning format, and for other requirements, each academic program willreview on a case by case basis. Each supporting document is to be sent to the Dean of the College in which the student is enrolling. All pre- matriculated credit must be accepted and approved before the completion of two semesters at Villanova.