Film MFA: The School of the Arts Film MFA Program does not accept transfers of credit.
Film MA: The School of the Arts Film MA Program does not accept transfers of credit.
Theatre Arts: The School of the Arts Theatre Arts MFA Program does not accept transfers of credit.
Visual Arts: The School of the Arts Visual Arts MFA Program does not accept transfers of credit.
Writing: The School of the Arts Writing Program accepts a maximum of three semester credit hours that may be considered as transfer credits. Courses for which transfer credit is requested:
will, upon approval, be applied only toward meeting the Writing Program elective requirement. No transfer of credit will be accepted in lieu of Writing Program courses.
must have been taken prior to the student’s matriculation in the School of the Arts
must have been completed with a satisfactory grade
must not have been in pursuit of another earned degree
Any requests for transfer credit must be made in writing and must be accompanied by an official course description and transcript showing successful completion of the course(s) for which transfer credit is being requested. The deadline for request is the August 31 immediately prior to the student's first semester of matriculation.
Requests and their accompanying official transcripts and course descriptions should be sent to: William Wadsworth, Director of Academic Administration, Columbia University School of the Arts Writing Program, 415 Dodge Hall, MC 1804, 2960 Broadway, New York, NY 10027.