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How Long Will It Take to Earn My Degree?

The School of Continuing Studies offers several evening bachelor's degree programs that you can complete in an accelerated format, from start to finish. Concentrate on one class at a time, without giving up your schedule.

Call 509.777.3222 to set up an appointment with an advisor and to receive a complimentary transcript evaluation.

Transfer & New Student Scenarios

 Transfer (A.A. or A.A.S.)Transfer (35 Approved Credits)New Student No Transfer Credits
Credits you've already completed 60 35 0
Credits needed to complete your B.A. 36 for academic majors

30 general education requirements and electives
36 for academic majors

55 general education requirements and electives
36 for academic majors

90 general education requirements and electives
Total credicts needed to graduate 126 126 126
Average time to completion 2-2.5 years 3-4 years 4-5 years

Shorten Your Time to Completion

Whitworth administers CLEP and DANTES subject exams to help you earn college credits. You may also check with your academic major to see if prior learning portfolio credits may be offered for your major.