With the approval of their advisors and the registrar, students may repeat a course. The last grade earned will be the grade used to compute the grade-point average. Courses taken at other institutions may not be used to repeat courses taken at McPherson College.

Some courses, such as choir, band, music ensembles, and private lessons, may be repeated multiple times.

After completing one year of intercollegiate athletic competition, students may enroll in intercollegiate competition for one credit hour, but a maximum of two credit hours for intercollegiate competition can count toward the 120 credit hours required to graduate. Students who transfer credits are limited to two credit hours for intercollegiate competition.