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Academic Transfer Credit Policies

Definition of "Articulation Agreement"


An Articulation Agreement is an officially approved agreement between two institutions, which allows a student to apply credits earned in specific programs at one institution toward advanced standing, entry or transfer into a specific program at the other institution. An articulation agreement usually provides a simplified, guaranteed transfer process for transfer students.

Articulation Agreements are generally struck between two-year and four-year institutions, and the agreements outline the specific courses and letter grades earned at a community college that will transfer to the four-year institution. These agreements ensure that students understand exactly which courses will and will not transfer from a community college to a four-year institution, minimizing duplication of coursework and making student mobility within institutions a smoother process.

Standing Articulation Agreements between John Cabot University and
U.S. and International Higher Education Institutions are listed below: