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If you have attended a foreign institution (college or university), your foreign transcripts must be evaluated by an evaluation company specializing foreign credentials.  Whether you are an international or domestic student, these third-party evaluations are required for the courses to be recognized as equivalent to a U.S. baccalaureate or graduate level work. Fresno Pacific University recognizes the two evaluation services listed below. Please note: Each company has varying requirements, fees schedules, and documentation requirements based on the type of institution attended and the location of campus. Please consult the evaluation services’ website to confirm the specific documentation and other requirements needed before submitting your request.  When requesting evaluation of foreign transcripts, please remember the following

FPU requires the following:

  • Baccalaureate programs: A certified English translation and a detailed course-by-course evaluation report of the candidate’s transcripts by one of the agencies approved by FPU (AERC or WES).*
  • Graduate/Seminary programs: A certified English translation and evaluation of the candidate’s transcripts by one of the agencies approved by FPU (AERC or WES) that verifies that the candidate holds a bachelor’s (or Master’s) degree that is equivalent to a degree granted by a regionally accredited college or university.  When ordering an evaluation, the candidate must request a Course-by-Course Report rather than a Document (degree) Report to verify their GPA for FPU admissions and programmatic requirements.  The Document (degree) Report is included in the Course-by-Course Report.* 

*For additional questions regarding foreign course work/degrees, please contact the appropriate admissions department.

Request that the evaluation report be sent to the following address: 

Registrar’s Office
Fresno Pacific University
1717 S. Chestnut Ave. #2008
Fresno, CA 93702

Fresno Pacific University accepts official evaluations from the following companies:

AERC – American Education Research Corporation
P.O. Box 996
West Covina, CA 91793-0996
Tel: 626-339-4404
Fax: 626-339-9081

WES - World Education Service, Inc.
P.O. Box 5087
Bowling Green Station
New York, NY 10274-5087
Tel: 212-966-6311
Fax: 212-739-6100