Credit for Prior Learning

EOU Has You Covered: Earn College Credit for Prior Learning!

Don’t let your valuable experiences go unrecognized. At Eastern Oregon University, we believe in honoring your knowledge and skills. That’s why we offer you the opportunity to earn college credit for your prior learning.

Whether you’ve gained expertise through work, military service, or personal pursuits, we understand the value of your achievements. 

Our experienced staff will guide you through the process, helping you identify eligible areas of expertise that reflect your accomplishments. We recognize your unique journey, and we’re here to support you every step of the way. Contact us today to learn more about EOU’s different Credit for Prior Learning opportunities. Together, let’s turn your experiences into academic success.

Are you an employer?

Credit for prior learning (CPL) can benefit employers in several ways:

  1. Reduced Costs
  2. Improved Employee Retention
  3. Increased Productivity
  4. Enhanced Recruitment

To learn more, contact Danny Cecchini, Director of Off Campus Recruitment at (541) 550-4000 or

Want to become a student?

It’s time to take control of your education. Enroll at Eastern Oregon University and unlock a world of possibilities. Earn the college credit you deserve for your prior learning. Your future starts now.

To learn more, contact Danny Cecchini, Director of Off Campus Recruitment at (541) 550-4000 or

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Have military experience?

You may be eligible for credit for:

  • Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES)
  • Joint Services Transcript (JST)
  • Community College of the Air Force (CCAF)
  • College-Level Examination Program® (CLEP) 

Contact EOU’s Military-Veteran Coordinator Kerry Thompson for more details at (541)-289-2841or
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Experience high-quality education with EOU’s online degrees and prepare yourself for a diverse, interconnected world. We offer more than 30 online degree programs that provide you flexibility and personalization.

“EOU online courses are great for working adults with careers who are looking to continue or complete their university coursework. A big part of why I will complete my degree through EOU online is because the professors are always available for advice and guidance. The advisors know the courses, professors, and ways to help students succeed.”

Gabe Ortega
Integrative Studies (Communications/Social Anthropology)
Salem, Ore.