General Transfer Guidelines

The evaluation of transfer credit determines how Jefferson Community and Technical College will accept another institution's credit towards a credential at Jefferson.

Please note: the institution awarding the credential determines how to accept the transfer of credit.

Jefferson Equivalency Table:

  • Incoming students can view transfer equivalency data established for Kentucky public post-secondary schools.
  • This information is not all-encompassing and will be updated regularly as curriculum changes.
  • The current equivalencies available are based upon the 2010-2011 academic year.
  • If you need an equivalency based on a 2011-2012 course please know that data may not be available at this time.
  • Please check back periodically for this specific information.
  • We will be updating the site as we have more information available from KCTCS.

Transfer of credits from Regionally Accredited Colleges:

  • Jefferson Community and Technical College awards credit for 100 and 200 level transfer coursework taken at regionally accredited colleges or universities. Credit is recognized credit hour for credit hour.
  • Quarter hours are recognized as two-thirds (2/3) of a semester hour.

Regionally Accrediting Agencies:

  • Higher Learning Commission (formerly North Central Association of Colleges and Schools)
  • Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
  • New England Association of Schools and Colleges
  • Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges
  • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Western Association of Schools and Colleges

International Transfer Credits:

  • Transfer credit can also be awarded for courses completed at colleges and universities outside of the United States based on recommendations from agencies which evaluate coursework from foreign educational institutions.
  • You can get a full list of the companies accepted by Jefferson online at

Transfer of credits from Non-Regionally Accredited Colleges: