Transfer of Prior Credit

Students may transfer credit(s) from other college(s) to Emily Griffith Technical College by requesting an official transcript from previous college(s). Emily Griffith Technical College will accept transfer credit from postsecondary institutions that are accredited by the Council on Occupation Education or by one of the six regional accrediting associations: Higher Learning Commission, North Central Association, Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

Transfer credits may also be accepted from Community Colleges of Colorado-approved institutions for credits that are applicable to a certificate program and meet the certificate requirements in comparable or equivalent EGTC program(s). Limitations exist regarding transfer credit of 5 years. (See program dean for special circumstances.)

One-third of the credit hours in a program need to be completed at Emily Griffith Technical College in order to earn a certificate.

Transferring credit to EGTC procedure:

  1. Request official transcript(s) from previous school(s). Transcripts from international institutions must be submitted in the native language along with certified English translations. Issuing institutions should address transcripts to EGTC Student Records, 1860 Lincoln Street, Denver, CO 80203. Documents become the property of the school and will not be released to the student or transferred to other institutions.
  2. Complete Transfer of Credit application form.
  3. Before entering class or program, meet with the appropriate department advisor who will evaluate transcript(s) to determine how accepted transfer credits will apply to intended program. Evaluation of transcript(s) may take up to two weeks.
  4. Register for class(es) that is/are different from the ones that are being evaluated.
  5. EGTC reserves the right to evaluate all credits according to its admissions and registration policies.

Transferring within Emily Griffith Technical College:

  1. Before entering class or program, meet with the appropriate advisor who will evaluate EGTC transcript to determine how accepted transfer credits will apply to intended program. Evaluation of transcripts may take up to two weeks.
  2. Register for class(es) that is/are different from the ones that are being evaluated.
  3. EGTC reserves the right to evaluate all credits according to its admissions and registration policies.