Applicants should have high school completion or equivalent and provide the school's name, city, state, and year of graduation.


First-time freshman must submit the official high school transcript (or equivalent).  In some cases, the admission decision may take into consideration high school GPA and other academic performance indicators to determine appropriate action that will lead to student success while enrolled in a program at AUHS.


Transfer students with less than twelve (12) semester hours completed successfully at a post-secondary institution must submit the official high school transcript (or equivalent) and transcripts from previously attended post-secondary institutions, where transfer credit is considered.

Applicants whose native language is not English and who have not earned a degree from an appropriately accredited institution where English is the principal language of instruction must demonstrate college-level proficiency in English through one of the following for admission:

  • A minimum score of 500 on the paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL PBT), or 61 on the Internet Based Test (iBT), or 6.0 on the International English Language Test (IELTS);

  • A minimum score of 71 on the Cambridge Michigan Language Assessment (CaMLA) English Placement Test;

  • Completion of the English Language Support Program at AUHS.


AUHS allows transfer of credit hours for prior academic credits. Up to 75 percent of undergraduate courses can be transferred into your degree program.


To support a request for a transfer of credits, a student must fill out the Petition for Transfer Credit for each course and supply the registrar with the official course description (usually from the catalog the school where the course was taken) and must assure that AUHS receives official transcripts directly from the issuing institution.


All courses available for transfer credits are subject to course description review, comparison, and analysis, and must be transferred from an institution. Approval must be obtained by the Program Director and is subject to AUHS’s residency requirement.


Evaluation Process

The Registrar and Program Director evaluate transcripts for any applicable transfer of credit. A course under consideration is evaluated for equivalency to the comparable AUHS course. Factors considered in determining equivalency are as follows:

  1. of core subject matter.

  2. Equivalency of course hours. Transfer credit for courses that contained 90% or more of the course hours of instruction required for the comparable AUHS course maybe transferred without additional testing ortutoring.


The acceptance of transfer credits between academic institutions lies within the discretion of the receiving college or university. Credits earned at AUHS may or may not be accepted by another institution depending on their own programs, policies, and regulations.