Learn how to get your international credentials and credits evaluated for admissibility and transferrable credits at UMGC Asia.
Transcript Evaluation: You are seeking to have an international high school or college transcript evaluated for eligiblity to attend UMGC. To have the credential evaluated for degree equivalency, educational level, or total hours attained, request a general evaluation (also known as document-by-document or global evaluation).
Credit Evaluation: You are seeking to transfer course credit toward programs/degrees at UMGC. To have course credit considered for transfer, a course-by-course evaluation is required.
How to get your international credential or credit evaluated.
UMGC accepts credential and credit evaluations from any National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES)-approved organization, including the World Education Services (WES) and International and Education Research Foundations (IERF). Find an evaluation agency on the NACES website. All are independent and not affiliated with UMGC.
- Follow the specific instructions of the agency, including information about translation of the credentials
- Include full payment as instructed by the agency
- Mail completed forms and payment directly to the agency—not to UMGC
- Request that the agency send the completed evaluation to UMGC at the following address:
Attn: Student Records
University of Maryland Global Campus
3501 University Blvd. East
Adelphi, MD 20783-8075
UMGC reserves the right to determine acceptability and/or placement of international academic credit. Evaluation by an international evaluation agency does not guarantee acceptance or use in the UMGC degree.
Note: For course transfer credit toward UMGC programs/degrees, UMGC may request additional information, such as a course syllabus.
Admissions information for UMGC Europe:
Yes, you need to submit an exact translation, or the agency will return the documents and this will delay the process.
Yes, each agency has their own rate for the course by course evaluation.
Yes, contact information is provided for each approved agency.