Credit for Prior Learning

Students may be eligible for Credit for Prior Learning credits based on the following criteria:

  • Must have an active Madison College student account
  • Awarded credits cannot exceed 75 percent of the total credits required for graduation
  • Credits earned through the Credit for Prior Learning process are not included in the student GPA
  • Time limits shall not restrict the awarding of credits unless there is a specific requirements related to program-specific courses
  • Awarded credits may not be accepted for transfer to other postsecondary institutions. Students should contact the specific institution regarding their policies

How to Request Credit for Prior Learning

Credit for Prior Learning Evaluation Appeals:

In the event that a student is not satisfied with the award of transfer credit, he/she has the right to appeal. The appeal should be emailed to along with supporting documentation.

For additional assistance regarding transfer credit evaluations, email or call the Enrollment Center at (608) 246-6210.