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  • Transferring to YTC

    York Technical College welcomes transfer students! We award credit for satisfactory completion of courses from other technical colleges, technical institutes, or accredited colleges. Applicants who wish to transfer credits from other schools must provide an official transcript. York Tech analyzes credits accepted for transfer in terms of level, content, quality, comparability, and degree-program relevance. 


    Submit transcripts for review to:

    York Technical College, 452 S Anderson Rd, Rock Hill, SC 29730
    Attn: Academic Records

  • Transfer

    Transfer Admissions

    Need help? Our Transfer Admissions Counselor, Meagan Raccuia, is dedicated to your success and will work with you to design a course of study that meets your needs.
  • Steps to Transfer to York Tech:

    • Apply for admission: Complete the Transfer Student application.

    • Submit official transcripts: Contact each institution you attended to request official copies of transcripts to be sent to York Technical College. If your transcripts do not reflect appropriate coursework in English and Math, you may be required to submit SAT or ACT scores or take the Accuplacer placement test

    • Receive acceptance notification: Once your application and transcripts are reviewed, you will be notified of your acceptance, which will also let you know if there is any information still required for you to be admitted.

    • Register for classes: After you have received your acceptance letter, you will be invited to attend a registration event or request classes by completing our virtual registration form.

    Transcript Requirement

    • Submit official (sealed and unopened) college transcripts from all colleges attended.

    • Contact each institution you attended to request the official transcript.

    • You may submit transcripts in one of three ways: 
      • Mail: 
        York Technical College
        Enrollment Services
        452 S. Anderson Rd
        Rock Hill, SC 29730

      • Verified electronic source, such as Parchment

      • Bring in sealed copy to Enrollment Services 

    Transfer Credit Policy

    • York Tech will award applicable credits from each institution for which we have an official transcript

    • To receive credit, you must have completed the course with a grade of C or better.

    • For more information on credit eligibility for institutions in SC, visit SCTRAC.org

    • Transfer credit will not be included in the computation of the student’s grade point average at York Technical College.
       
    • York Technical College accepts qualifying transfer credit when the College offers a comparable course that is required or approved as an elective in the program of study.
       
    • Courses transferred into a program must have equivalent or greater credits than the York Technical College course.

    • Credits transferred from other institutions and applied to the program may not exceed 75 percent of the total credits required by York Technical College for graduation-Courses accepted for transfer will be assigned a grade of “TR” and will not be calculated in the grade point average (GPA).

    Transcript Review Process

    Your transcript will be reviewed for the following: 

    • Applicable courses to your program of study
    • College-level English and Math with grade of C or better
    • York Tech will reward credit for all courses that meet the above requirements
    • Transfer students are not required to take the placement test if valid transfer credits are awarded in English and math.

    Frequently Asked Questions: 

    How many credits can I transfer to York Tech?

    There is no limit on how many credits the student can transfer to York Tech; however, at least 25 percent of semester credit hours required for program completion must be earned through instruction at York Technical College.

    How long will it take to review my transcripts? 

    The transcript review process can take approximately 3 – 5 business days.

    Are there time limits on courses

    No. However, for students who plan to go into a Health and Human Services Program, some courses will have to be reviewed by the academic department.

    Do I have to take the placement test or submit test scores

    Transfer students are not required to take the placement test if valid transfer credits are awarded in English and math.

    What if I have attended an institution in another country? 

    If you have an international transcript, please have it reviewed by an approved translation and academic agency such as World Education Services (WES).

    What if I have military experience?

    Students can send in a Joint Services Transcript (JST) through American Council on Education (ACE) to learn if course credit can be awarded.