What is a Transcript Evaluation?

Evaluation specialists review official transcripts from previously attended institutions to determine which credits can be transferred to De Anza College.​​ Please note that only lower division coursework from undergraduate programs can be evaluated for credit.

Why Do I Need a Transcript Evaluation?

Because...

Transfer Credit I took courses at another college that I want to use towards satisfying GE/major requirements at De Anza College
Clear Prerequisite I took a lower level class at another college that can clear me to take a higher level class at De Anza College

U.S. Transcript Evaluation

U.S. Transcript Evaluation Process:​

Students must contact their previously attended college (or The College Board if sending an official AP score report) to request to have official transcripts sent electronically or via mail. Students may also choose to hand deliver their official transcript directly to De Anza's Admissions and Records front desk in its original, sealed envelope. To have your previous institution mail an official transcript, please send to:

De Anza College
Admissions and Records
21250 Stevens Creek Blvd
Cupertino CA 95014
 

Students can expect to receive an email update once credit has been awarded. Please allow up to 30 business days for processing. Processing times may increase during peak seasons. 

Foreign Transcript Evaluation

Foreign Transfer Credit Limitations

Foreign transfer credit has several limitations toward satisfying various requirements. Please review this document to help you decide if it would be in your best interest to purchase a foreign transcript evaluation report from a third-party service.

After reviewing the document above and are certain a foreign transcript evaluation is right for you, please follow these steps: 

Step 1. Request a course-by-course foreign transcript evaluation from any of the approved services listed on the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services membership list

Step 2. Have your foreign transcript report sent to:

De Anza College
Admissions and Records
21250 Stevens Creek Blvd
Cupertino CA 95014
 

Students can expect to receive an email update once credit has been awarded. Please allow 30 business days for processing. Processing times may increase during peak seasons. 

Awarding Military Credit

Credits for Military training will be granted in accordance with the American Council on Education (ACE) Guide to the Evaluation of  Education Experiences and Training Programs in the Armed Services, and  the ACE National Guide to Educational Credit for Training Programs.​

Official Joint Services transcripts can be dropped off at the Admissions and Records front desk or can be mailed in to: ​

De Anza College​
Admissions and Records​
21250 Stevens Creek Blvd​
Cupertino CA 95014​

Processing Time

Please allow 10-15 business days for processing. Processing times may increase during peak seasons. ​

For more information for veteran students, please visit the De Anza Veteran Services office.

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