New Jersey Department of Education

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Thirty College Credit Program


Requests for the evaluation of college coursework shall be done in the form of a written request signed by the person making the request, and by submitting an official transcript from each academic institution from which coursework is to be evaluated. A person who qualifies will have 30 general education credits leading to a degree at an accredited institution of higher education. Persons meeting these requirements will receive a state-issued high school diploma and diploma verification letter.

Included in the 30 general education credits must be a minimum of three credits in each:
English language arts; mathematics; science; social studies; and, six total credits in any combination of the following: visual and performing arts; comprehensive health and physical education; world language; technology and 21st century life and careers.

Remedial college courses shall not count toward the requirement.

The minimum average grade in each class for the 30 credits shall be a C or 2.0.


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