Transfer Criteria

Planning to transfer from a college of DCCCD to a four-year college or university? Make sure you choose a school that meets these 10 important criteria for ensuring a smooth and successful transfer process.

The college/university should:

  1. accept associate degrees and certificates
  2. accept at least 60 credit hours
  3. adhere to the catalog under which the student enters studies
  4. accept credits from all instructional modes
  5. require no general education beyond 60 credit hours
  6. publish selection criteria for limited-access programs
  7. provide equal opportunity entry into limited-access programs
  8. publish a webpage detailing the DCCCD transfer process
  9. provide student transfer data
  10. provide a clear review/appeal course-transfer process

Check the chart below to learn which colleges/universities measure up and will help you maximize your DCCCD college credits in the transfer process. Learn more about transfer services offered by each college/university by clicking on its name.

University of Texas - Arlington yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yesyesyes
University of Texas - Dallasyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyes
University of North Texasyesyesyesyesyesyesyesyes
Texas A&M Universityyesyesyesyesyesyesyes
Austin Collegeyesyesyesyesyesyes
​Stephen F. Austin State Universityyesyesyesyesyes
Texas Tech Universityyesyesyesyes
​Southern Methodist Universityyesyesyes
Kaplan Universityyesyes
Texas Christian Universityyes