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Information for Transfer Students


The Pennsylvania Transfer and Articulation Center (PA TRAC) was created as a one-stop shop for transfer students, administrators and advisors/faculty.

The site contains the following information:

  • Information about the 30 hours of foundations courses (referred to as the 30 credit transfer framework)

  • Transfer course equivalencies

  • College profiles for the participating institutions

  • Searchable databases such as 'Search by Institution' and 'Search by Course'

  • Planning for Transfer Guidance


Transfer Credit Framework

Students who successfully complete courses from the approved transfer credit framework will have their credits transferred and counted towards graduation at any of the participating colleges and universities. The transfer credit framework went into effect for students matriculating Fall 2008.

  • Information on other types of transfer credit, such as military, is available here.


Career and Technical Center Training / SOAR

Use your previous vocational training from an accredited provider to place you on a fast track to earning your associate degree. Examples of how the training translates into degree credits:

  • Building and Property Maintenance - 9 credits
  • Building and Construction Technology - 9 credits
  • CADD - 9 credits
  • Computer Information Systems - 9 credits
  • Computer Networking - 9 credits
  • Construction Technology - 9 credits
  • Electronics - 9 credits
  • Machine Tool - 9 Credits
  • Welding - 9 credits
  • Welding and Fabrication - 9 credits