We’ve increased the number of acceptable transfer hours, reduced the number of hours you need to graduate, and offer special, low tuition rates of $425 per credit hour. USF is perfect for adults who want to return to finish their degrees and launch their careers in a new direction.
The University of St. Francis has designed top-quality programming that specifically meets the needs of adult learners. Courses are offered online, in an accelerated, eight-week format– and now at the discounted cost of just $399 per credit hour! Start now and complete your degree in as little as 15 months.
We are a pioneer at offering quality educational experiences at off-campus sites as well as online. Here’s what you, as an adult learner, have told us you need:
At the University of St. Francis, you can have all of this and more! We promise you quality faculty members, interactive and vibrant classes, and excellent support services.
What is the Prior Learning Assessment Program?
The Prior Learning Assessment Program offers a way for earning credit granted for verifiable college–level learning acquired through life or work experiences that can be documented in a portfolio and is equivalent to a college course (Experiential learning, training, employment, and certifications). It is credit that does not duplicate any previously earned credit.
What are the costs and fees for the Prior Learning Assessment Program?
What is the maximum amount of credit that can be obtained through Prior Learning?
A maximum of 33 semester hours may be earned and includes credit for CLEP, DANTES, Military Credit and other approved forms of credit.
Prior Learning Assessment Program Documents
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How does the portfolio process begin?
How can the Coordinator for Prior Learning assist me?
How much time do I have to complete the Prior Learning Portfolio?
You will be enrolled into the Prior Learning Portfolio course during your second semester (Education majors during your first semester). You will have the entire semester to complete and submit your portfolio for review. The portfolio process must be complete before you have acquired a maximum of 96 semester hours (this includes transfer and university credit).
What is the portfolio review process?
What happens after the review?
You will receive notification as to the results of the review. These results may include credit for all or some of the courses requested for credit. The results may also include suggestions for a “rewrite” for a course that credit has been denied. One “rewrite” is allowed.
For additional questions, please contact your personal admission counselor by clicking here for Adult Degree Completion Students, or by phone at 800- 735-7500.
Don’t delay– registration is taking place now!
To begin, fill out the form below then email a copy of your transcripts to Maggie Stevenson, Associate Director of Graduate & Adult Degree Admissions, at email@example.com for a personal evaluation to determine how many classes you’ll need to finish.
Alternative credit options currently include industry certifications/licenses, work experience credit, and exams that can be taken for foundation courses in humanities, economics, history, management and marketing.
USF offers online, accelerated degree completion programs in business, health care and nursing. To get an unofficial academic degree plan, please email a copy of your transcripts to firstname.lastname@example.org
In the subject line, include: “Academic Degree Plan”
Please include the following information: