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Transfer Course Evaluation Process

If you have taken courses at another institution in Economics, Mathematics or Statistics that you want to count towards your major requirements, you will have to have them evaluated. If you attended an institution in the United States and want to see if the course has already been approved as equivalent to a course at the University of Minnesota it can be found in Transferology. For courses that need to be evaluated we require a syllabus that provides information about the course you completed. A syllabus is a detailed document that explains what was taught in the course. It is not the same as your transcript or a course description. How to submit transfer courses for review:

How to Submit Transfer Courses for Review

Universities/Colleges in the U.S.

Instructions for submitting a syllabus for review:

  1. Go to Transfer Course Evaluation.
  2. Scroll down to "Submitting a Course For Review"
  3. Select "Current Student"
  4. Select "Already completed a course at another institution"
  5. Scroll down to "Step 4: Click here to submit a course for review"

**The electronic course evaluation system only works for institutions in the United States.

International Universities/Colleges

For Econ courses completed at an international institution, students need to submit syllabi to the department via the International Transfer Course Evaluation Form have the courses reviewed for direct equivalencies at UMN.

Regarding Math or Stats courses, students need to complete the Re-Evaluation of Credits Transferred form. Contact your collegiate advisor to obtain the form. If you have any questions regarding Math or Stats courses you can also contact the departments.

Math department (

Stats department (