St. John's College - Advanced Standing Request

Requirements for Advanced Standing:

  • Courses applied to advanced standing for doctoral programs in St. John’s College of Liberal Arts & Sciences must be graduate level.
  • You must have earned a grade of B or higher in all courses applied to advanced standing.
  • Degrees applied for advanced standing must be awarded within five years of admission to a master’s or doctoral program in St. John’s College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.
  • Please see the Graduate Bulletin ( for more information about advanced standing, including credit limits by program.
First and Last Name*
(e.g. Biology, PhD or World History, PhD)
Graduate Program Director (Name) *

I have requested my official transcripts, which indicate the degree has been awarded, from my previous institution.*
Are you requesting advanced standing for specific courses, or a block of credits?*

Please list the courses and the titles that you are requesting credit for. If there are more than 10 courses, please email your program director with the list.

Course Equivalencies

Please provide the equivalent St. John's University courses for the request advanced standing courses.

Graduate Program Director's Approval

As the graduate program director, do you approve the request for Advanced Standing?*
Graduate Program Director

Graduate Dean's Approval

As the graduate dean, do you approve the request for Advanced Standing?*
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