Transfer Credit & Tuition Agreements

In addition to our standard Transfer Credit Policy, Union Institute & University has extensive transfer credit and tuition agreements with universities, organizations, and institutions across the country. Please make a selection from the menu below to determine the amount of credit you are eligible to transfer from previous studies, or if an employer/affiliation provides alternative tuition options.

FAQs

What is an articulation agreement?

An articulation agreement is a formal agreement between two or more institutions that matches coursework between schools. Union Institute & University has developed articulation agreements with both two-year colleges and post-secondary training institutions to allow students to receive credit for previous coursework and job training.

How do I know if I am eligible for an articulation agreement?

Each agreement has different eligibility requirements, which are listed below. All agreements apply only to students enrolled in an undergraduate program at Union Institute & University. Eligibility is established by the Admissions office or program office.

Show DetailsArkansas Law Enforcement Training Academy (AR)
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Documentation
Official verification of the following:

  • Successful completion of the Arkansas Law Enforcement Training Academy and one year probationary work experience under supervision
Show DetailsAmeriCorps Alumni
 Scholarship Details

  • Up to $3000 total scholarship to be awarded at $750 per semester for undergraduate students' first 4 semesters at Union Institute & University
  • Up to $2000 total scholarship to be awarded at $500 per semester for graduate students' first 4 semesters at Union Institute & University
  • Application fee waived
Show DetailsBay Area Center for Waldorf Teacher Training (CA)
 Articulation Agreement

Up to 32 semester credit hours will be awarded in transfer credits after submission of the requirements listed below:

Requirements

  • Current enrollment, past enrollment or graduation from the Bay Area Center for Waldorf Teacher Training
  • Acceptance and enrollment into a Bachelors of Arts program at Union Institute & University
Show DetailsCalifornia Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training
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Show DetailsCalifornia Department of Corrections and Rehabilitations
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Show DetailsCalifornia State Firefighters Association
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Documentation

Firefighter I Certification

Show DetailsCenter for Financial Training, Tri-State

The American Institute of Banking was founded in 1907, and today, over a century later, AIB continues to provide quality, cost-effective education and training to bankers. As the largest industry-sponsored adult education program in the world, AIB benefits over 150,000 bankers who enroll in its courses each year.

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Documentation

The ACE transcript from the ACE Registry is required in order to have training courses considered for credit.

Show DetailsCentral Vermont Chamber of Commerce
 Tuition & Articulation Agreement PDF


Benefits

  • Scholarship of 10 percent on the tuition rate (must maintain good academic standing).

Requirements

  • Acceptance and enrollment into an undergraduate program at Union Institute & University.

Documentation

  • Proof of current employment with any business that is a member of the Central Vermont Chamber of Commerce.
Show DetailsChatfield College (OH)
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Benefits

  • Scholarship of 10 percent on the tuition rate (must maintain good academic standing).
Show DetailsCincinnati-Hamilton County Community Action Agency (OH)
 Tuition & Articulation Agreement PDF


Benefits

  • 10 percent scholarship each term as long as the student maintains satisfactory standing.
  • 100 percent scholarship to offset the tuition for the final four credit course in the Bachelor of Science program.

Documentation

Applicants must submit the following documentation to Union Institute & University:

  • Proof of current employment with the CAA.
Show DetailsCincinnati Police Department
 Tuition & Articulation Agreement PDF


Benefits

  • Waived application fee.
  • 100 percent scholarship to offset the tuition for the final four credit hours (provided the student maintains continuous enrollment with Union Institute & University, and a “C” or better in the courses taken in the final semester term of enrollment).
  • This agreement applies to current spouses of Cincinnati police officers.

Requirements

  • Successful completion/graduation from the Cincinnati Police Academy Officer Basic Training Program (including dates of attendance/completion) including successful completion of at least one year’s probationary experience.
  • 100 percent scholarship to offset the tuition for the final four credit hours (provided the student maintains continuous enrollment with Union Institute & University, and a “C” or better in the courses taken in the final semester term of enrollment).
  • Certification of successful completion of the Basic Training program of the Ohio Peace Officers Training Council.

Documentation

  • Certification of successful completion of the Basic Training program of the Ohio Peace Officers Training Council.
Show DetailsCincinnati State Technical and Community College
 Tuition & Articulation Agreement PDF


Benefits

  • Scholarship of 10 percent on the tuition rate.
  • 100 percent scholarship to offset the tuition for the final four credits so long as continuous enrollment at Union Institute & University is maintained.
  • Waived application narrative essay.

Requirements

  • Associate of Arts or Associate of Science from Cincinnati State.
Show DetailsCity of Cincinnati Employees
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Benefits

  • Scholarship of 10 percent on the tuition rate.
  • Last 4 credits free (must maintain continuous enrollment from time of enrollment until the term of the final course).

Requirements

  • Enrollment in a Union Institute & University Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science program.
  • Student must maintain satisfactory academic standing and is enrolled for at least 6 credit hours per semester.

Documentation

  • Proof of current employment with the City of Cincinnati.
Show DetailsColorado Peace Officer Standards and Training (CO)
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Show DetailsColumbus State Community College
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Benefits

  • A scholarship of 10% on the tuition rate.
  • Last four credits free (must maintain continuous enrollment from time of enrollment until the term of the final course).

Requirements

  • An Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, or Associate of Applied Science from Columbus State Community College.
  • Enrollment in a Union Institute & University Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science program.
Show DetailsCommunity College System of New Hampshire
 Tuition & Articulation Agreement PDF


Benefits

  • A scholarship equal to 10 percent of the tuition rate.
  • Last 4 credits free (must maintain continuous enrollment from time of enrollment until the term of the final course).

Requirements

  • An Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree from the Community College System of New Hampshire.
  • Acceptance and enrollment into an undergraduate program at Union Institute & University.
Show DetailsCommunity College of Vermont
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Benefits

  • Scholarship equal to 10 percent of the tuition rate.
  • Last four credits free (must maintain continuous enrollment in good standing).

Requirements

  • An Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree from Community College of Vermont.
  • Acceptance and enrollment into an undergraduate program at Union Institute & University.
Show DetailsDelaware Technical & Community College
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  • Associate of Applied Science in Criminal Justice
Show DetailsDivison of Florida Colleges
 Tuition & Articulation Agreement

Union Institute & University will accept the Associates degree from graduated of The Florida College System who are seeking further educational opportunities via the traditional classroom setting or online instruction.

This approach of earning a four-year degree is commonly referred to as the 2 + 2 system.

The State of Florida has established in law a statewide articulation agreement, and has adopted additional policies to assist students in smoothly transitioning between community colleges and 4-year colleges and universities.

Show Details Florida Department of Law Enforcement Training – Basic Recruit Training program (FL)
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Show DetailsFlorida National College
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Benefits

  • Scholarship of 10 percent of the tuition rate per credit on all credits earned at Union Institute & University upon matriculation.
  • All other regular admissions policies shall be waived.

Requirements

  • A.A. degree in Education from FNC with a minimum of a 2.5 GPA.
  • Grade of a “C” or better (on a 4.0 grade point scale) on course work.
  • A formal interview with a Faculty Adviser and a review of all program requirements. This will occur with a Union Institute & University Faculty Representative the semester prior to the granting of the A.A. degree from FNC.
  • Official transcripts of all college work for evaluation of transfer credit.
Show DetailsFt. Lauderdale Police Department (FL)
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Benefits

  • Receive a scholarship of $100 off each credit hour, up to 30 credits.
  • Receive up to 34 hours of college credit for FDLE Basic/Recruit Training.
  • Transfer in up to 90 credits combined from sources such as FDLE / CJSTC courses, prior college and university credits. Credits are also awarded for prior experiential learning.
Show DetailsHealthy Children’s Project
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Show DetailsHollywood Police Department (FL)
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Criminal Justice Management (Bachelor of Science)


Benefits

  • Scholarship of $100 per credit hour for the first 30 hours.

Requirements

  • Acceptance into the Union Institute & University Bachelor of Science Criminal Justice Management program

Documentation

  • Proof of current employment with the Hollywood Police Department.
Show DetailsImmigration & Custom Enforcement (ICE)
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  • Receive a scholarship of $100 off each credit hour, up to 30 credits.
  • Receive up to 30 hours of college credit for FLETC/ICE-D Training
Show DetailsInstitute for Addiction Studies (FL)
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Show DetailsInternational Board of Certified Lactation Consultants
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Show DetailsInternational Union of Police Associations
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Benefits

  • 10 percent tuition scholarship for IUPA members.
  • Last 4 semester credit hour toward the degree are free, provided they maintain continuous enrollment with the university, and receive a grade of at least “C” in the courses taken in the final semester/term of enrollment.
  • These benefits also apply to spouses of IUPA members.

Requirements

Official verification of the following:
  • Successful completion/graduation from a law enforcement basic training program (including dates of attendance/completion) including successful completion of at least one year’s probationary experience.
  • Certification of successful completion of the basic training program as required by the member’s state of certification.
Show DetailsKentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training (KY)
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Show DetailsLos Angeles County Sheriff's Department
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Criminal Justice Management (Bachelor of Science)

Benefits

  • Scholarship of $100 per credit hour for the first 30 hours.

Requirements

  • Acceptance into the Bachelor of Science Criminal Justice Management program.
  • Only applies to law enforcement personnel and employees having custody, correctional, probation, or parole duties/assignments as determined by Union Institute & University.

Documentation

  • Proof of current employment with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Show DetailsLos Angeles Police Department
 Tuition & Articulation AgreementPDF


Criminal Justice Management (Bachelor of Science)

Benefits

  • Scholarship of $100 per credit hour for the first 30 hours.

Documentation

  • Official verification of employment status with the LAPD.
Show DetailsMiami Police Department (FL)
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Benefits

  • Receive a scholarship of $100 off each credit hour, up to 30 credits.
  • Receive up to 34 hours of college credit for FDLE Basic/Recruit Training.
  • Transfer in up to 90 credits combined from sources such as FDLE / CJSTC courses, prior college and university credits. Credits are also awarded for prior experiential learning.
Show DetailsMilitary Education
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Union Institute & University is proud to offer the following scholarships to our veterans and active duty military members including National Guard/Reservists. Scholarships are also available to spouses and dependents.

Show DetailsMonroe County Sheriff’s Office (FL)
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Up to 34 semester credit hours will be awarded in transfer credits after submission of the requirements listed below:

Requirements

  • Certification of successful completion/graduation from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) Training – Basic Recruit Training Program (including dates of attendance/completion).
Show DetailsMunicipal Police Officers' Education & Training Commission (PA)
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Show DetailsNational Fraternal Order of Police University

Union Institute & University is one of the 10 members of the National Fraternal Order of Police University (FOPU) consortium of colleges and universities, which provides members of the National FOP with varied learning programs. The formation of FOPU allows FOP members the ability to take courses which will accommodate the unique necessities of a working law enforcement officer's schedule. Courses can be taken online to make it easier for members to obtain their degrees. All 10 participating colleges and universities are accredited institutions.


Benefits

  • 10 percent tuition scholarship for undergraduate studies (5 percent for graduate studies) upon enrollment.

Requirements

  • Continuous enrollment through graduation.
Show DetailsOhio Association of Chiefs of Police - Police Executive Leadership College
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Show DetailsOhio Firefighters
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  • Ohio Firefighter I
  • Ohio Firefighter II
  • Public Safety Inspector
  • Public Safety Instructor
  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Paramedic Technician
Show DetailsOhio Peace Officer Training Academy(OH)
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The Peace Officer Training Academy provides instruction in basic, advanced, and technical subjects for the Ohio law enforcement community using the latest research and recommended professional practices. The Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.

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Show DetailsOhio Peace Officer Training Academy – Bailiff (OH)
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Show DetailsSouthern State Community College
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Benefits

  • Scholarship equal to 10 percent on the tuition rate.
  • Last four credits free (must maintain continuous enrollment in good standing).

Requirements

  • An Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, Associate of Technical Science, Associate of Applied Science or Associate of Applied Business from Southern State Community College.
  • Enrollment in a Union Institute & University Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science program.
Show DetailsStark State Community College
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Show DetailsUnited Way

All United Way employees in Union Institute & University programs will receive a scholarship equal to 10% of tuition each term, up to 36 credits, as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic standing and is enrolled for at least half-time (6 credit hours each semester).

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Show DetailsWisconsin Department of Justice Law Enforcement Standards –Basic Police Training
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Documentation

  • Official verification of successful completion of the Wisconsin Basic Training Academy and one year probationary work experience under supervision.