The ACCESS program at DeSales is designed for adult learners like you to continue your education, or begin a new one. Thus, the only admissions requirements are:
If you have attended some college:
If you would like to have your prior college courses evaluated for transfer, complete this College/University Transcript Request Form
and send it to your former institution. (They might charge a fee and or require a specific transcript request procedure.)
- DeSales accepts a total of 75 credits from regionally accredited colleges and universities.
- All transferred credits must be applicable to some curriculum offered at DeSales University.
- You must complete at least 15 three-credit (or more) courses at DeSales University to earn a degree from DSU.
- Only credit is transferred, your grades for transfer courses are not calculated into the your GPA at DSU. (Exception: grades earned at LVAIC institutions via the cross registration process are included in the calculation of your DSU GPA.)
Read the complete transfer policy »
Earn credits for your real-world experience
If you have acquired experience and knowledge by a means other than higher education, ACCESS gives you the chance to earn college credits. Some examples are:
- Work experience
- Military training
- Non-traditional training
Learn more about prior learning assessment »
CLEP: College Level Examination Program
DeSales is one of 1,400 CLEP (College Level Examination Program) test centers in the U.S. and abroad. CLEP can be a great way to get college credit for knowledge you already have.
Learn more about CLEP testing at DeSales »