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Transfer Credit Policy

Columbia Business School MBAs

Columbia Business School does not accept transfer credits from other institutions toward the MBA degree.

Columbia Business School has established articulation agreements with a variety of institutions. View a list of our partner schools.

Columbia Business School PhDs

All admitted student requests for advanced standing are submitted to their departmental adviser and the doctoral office for consideration. A maximum of 10 courses of advanced standing (out of a 20-course requirement) may be transferred from your graduate studies. Most students do not receive the maximum allowable transfer of credits.

Columbia Business School Master of Science Program

Columbia Business School does not accept transfer credits toward the MS degree.

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Incoming Columbia Business School students joined thousands of people around the country in taking the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and engaging in a friendly rivalry with other top business schools.

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