Westminster is the ideal destination for transfer students. We offer convenient transfer pathways for nearly every major, generous scholarships, and a collaborative and experiential environment that leads to student success. In addition, students entering with an Associate’s Degree in an arts or sciences field will automatically satisfy our general education requirements. Transferring has never been easier.
To apply, please submit the following to the Admissions Office:
After we receive a complete list of courses taken and courses in progress, our registrar will review your records on a course-by-course basis to determine which credits will transfer.
Westminster's credit transfer policy states:
When we receive your final transcripts, you will be sent a final evaluation of credit from the registrar. You will then be assigned an academic adviser who will recommend a program of study for your future semesters at Westminster.
Westminster has articulation agreements with local community colleges that make it easy to build on your success and keep moving ahead in your educational journey. Students who earn their 2-year associate’s degree in the arts or sciences at any of the following institutions are eligible to transfer into a one of our 4-year bachelor’s degree programs:
Interested students should contact their home campus for more information.
More than 98% of our students receive financial assistance. To be considered for scholarships and financial aid:
Today! We have a rolling admissions policy, which means the sooner you apply, the sooner you will receive an admissions decision.
Our review committee will consider accepting transfer students with a cumulative college GPA of 2.0 or above. We will also look at your high school grade point average (and your SAT and/or ACT scores, if you choose to submit them) and other factors.
The Registrar's Office will determine which college courses transfer to Westminster. They take into consideration the learning outcomes for the course, the course content, alignment with Westminster courses, and the grade received (it must be a "C-" or better; no credit is given for courses taken pass/fail).
Up to 96 credit hours will be accepted in transfer.
The same Merit Based scholarships that are available for students applying right out of high school are available for transfer students. Scholarships ranging from $10,000 to $24,000 and even up to full tuition (see our scholarships page) may be awarded based on both high school and post-secondary academic performance. Any questions concerning Financial Aid can be directed to the Financial Aid Office.
You can register for classes after being accepted as a transfer student and paying a $200 non-refundable deposit to the Admissions Office. A special time period is set aside for transfer registration during the summer (prior to the start of the Fall Semester) and the month of January (prior to the start of the Spring Semester).
Yes, Westminster College is a residential campus and housing is available for transfer students. Housing information will be sent to you directly, after we have received your $200 non-refundable deposit. Any questions concerning housing can be directed to our Student Affairs Office.
It is important to make sure you have all of your application materials into the Admissions Office in a timely manner. We want to help you through the transfer process and make the transition to Westminster College an easy one. Please contact the Admissions Office at 724-946-7100 with any questions.