Transfer Students

Transferring from Another College or University

Application Deadlines

  • Fall 2024 (starting in August 2024): July 1, 2024
  • Winter 2025 (starting in January 2025): December 1, 2024

Transylvania University welcomes applications from students who have previously or are currently enrolled in another college or university and received credit for coursework.

This does not apply to high school students who have taken college courses while enrolled in high school.

Transfer Credits

To see how your credits might transfer to Transylvania’s unit system, please consult our Transfer Evaluation System (TES). Direct questions regarding transfer credits to the registrar’s office.

Admissions Applications

To apply, choose one of the following application options. For help filling out the application, contact Jennifer Heersche at

Online Application

If you are applying to more than one of the over 700 colleges and universities that use the Common Application, we recommend you complete the Common Application. If you are filling out the Common Application for the first time, please create a Common App account.

Printable Application

(New application coming soon)

If you prefer a paper application, a downloadable PDF application is available for you to print, fill out, and mail in. Get free
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How to Apply

Transfer students should submit the following for admissions consideration:

Admissions application

Transfer students should apply online. For help filling out the application, contact Julie Sams at

Final, official high school transcript

A high school transcript can be requested from the school’s registrar and sent directly to the Office of Admissions.

Official college transcripts

Applicants should submit transcripts from all colleges attended. College transcripts issued to the student for delivery are not considered official.

Official ACT and/or SAT scores (optional)

Transylvania University accepts both the ACT and SAT for admission and scholarship consideration. Score reports can be sent directly to the Office of Admissions from ACT and/or SAT. Scores appearing on official high school transcripts will also be accepted.

Transylvania reserves the right to request test scores at any point in the admissions process.

Statement of Good Standing

Transfer students must have completed A Statement of Good Standing for each institution that they have previously attended. For questions contact

Please mail all application materials to:

Transylvania University Office of Admissions 300 North Broadway Lexington, KY 40508


Transfer students who will enroll at Transy with First Year standing  (based on credits that transfer) are eligible for the First Year Scholarship amounts.  

Transfer students who will enroll at Transy with Sophomore (or higher) standing are eligible for these awards.

College G.P.A.Scholarship Eligibility