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Transfer Information

Transfer Students

Transferring Courses to SCSU

To transfer courses from Minnesota State Institutions, you can request an e-transcript. 

To transfer courses from non-Minnesota State Institutions, send your official transcript(s) to the Office of Records and Registration

Students will need their Star ID in order to complete a transfer request. If you do not yet have a Star ID, learn how to activate it now.

Transfer Course Review and Credit Appeal

For courses from a previous institution that did not transfer into SCSU as you expected, please login to eServices, click on "Academic Records", click on "Transfer Review" and submit a request with your question. You will be instructed to attach additional documentation such as:

  • Course outline/description (Minnesota State institutions only)
  • Course syllabus (preferred)
  • Sample assignments/exams


Transferology shows how courses you have taken at another college or university transfer info School of Public Affairs Programs. If your school or course is not listed in Transferology, contact the Student Relations Director to help you determine how your credits will transfer.

Transfer Pathways

Minnesota State Transfer Pathways are designed so you can complete a specific associate degree at a Minnesota State college and transfer to a Minnesota State university to earn a bachelor’s degree without losing credits or taking extra courses.

Transfer Agreements

Transfer agreements are formal agreements between St. Cloud State and other institutions to accept transfer credits toward a specific academic program. View transfer agreements.  

SOPA Transfer Guides

Transfer agreements sorted by two-year institution

Alexandria Community & Technical College
Criminal Justice Studies (AAS in LE)
Criminal Justice Studies (AS in LE)


Century College

Ridgewater College
Criminal Justice Studies (AS)
Criminal Justice Studies (Peace Officer AS)
Criminal Justice Studies (AS in LE)


Anoka Ramsey Community College
Criminal Justice Studies
International Relations
Political Science

North Hennepin Community College
Criminal Justice Studies
AS Corrections
AS Criminal Justice
AS Law Enforcement

St. Cloud Technical & Community College
Criminal Justice Studies
International Relations
Political Science

Central Lakes College
Criminal Justice Studies

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