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Transfer Applicant Checklist

In addition to the massive number of community college students who transfer to four-year institutions, roughly one-quarter of those who begin at four-year universities will also transfer at some point during their postsecondary career. Finding accurate information regarding transfer requirements can be a challenge. If you're looking for a transfer applicant checklist complete with all the main documents that will be required for your application, then look no further. College Transitions provides information on each application item, including: high school transcript, recommendations, college report, mid-semester report, and course descriptions.

*Data collected from institution websites and Common Data Set (CDS) forms.

Table updated July 2020.

 

Institution High School TransciptRecommendations College ReportMid-Semester ReportCourse Descriptions
Agnes Scott CollegeYes1NoNoNo
Albion CollegeRequired for under 24 credits 0NoNoNo
Alfred UniversityYes1NoNoNo
Allegheny CollegeYes1NoYesNo
Alma CollegeYes0NoNoNo
American UniversityRequired for under 24 credits 1 (optional)YesNoNo
Amherst CollegeNot Required 2YesNoNo
Appalachian State UniversityRequired for under 24 credits 0NoNoNo
Arizona State UniversityRequired for under 24credits NoNoNoNo
Auburn UniversityRequired for under 30 credits NoNoNoNo
Augustana College (IL)Required 0-2NoNoNo
Austin CollegeRequired for under 30 credits 1NoNoNo
Babson CollegeRequired 1YesYesNo
Bard CollegeRequired (without associate's)2YesNoYes
Barnard CollegeRequired 1YesNoYes
Bates CollegeRequired 3YesYesYes
Baylor UniversityRequired for under 24 credits0NoNoNo
Belmont UniversityRequired for under 24 credits0YesNoNo
Beloit CollegeSometimes Required 1-2NoNoNo
Bennington CollegeRecommended for freshmen2YesYesNo
Bentley CollegeRequired 1YesYesNo
Berea CollegeRequired 1YesNoNo
Berry CollegeRequired 0NoNoNo
Birmingham Southern CollegeNot Required 0NoNoNo
Boston CollegeRequired 1YesRecommendedNo
Boston UniversityRequired0YesNoYes
Bowdoin CollegeRequired 2NoNoNo
Bradley UniversityRequired for under 24 credits 0-1NoNoNo
Brandeis UniversityRequired 1YesYesNo
Brigham Young UniversityRequired for under 24 credits 2NoNoNo
Brown UniversityRequired 2YesYesNo
Bryant UniversityRequired 0NoNoNo
Bryn Mawr CollegeRequired2YesYesNo
Bucknell UniversityRequired 1YesYesNo
Butler UniversityRequired for under 20 credits 0NoNoNo
California Institute of TechnologyRequired 2YesNoNo
California Polytechnic State University, San Luis ObispoNot Required 0YesNoNo
Canisius CollegeRequired for under 24 credits 0NoNoNo
Carleton CollegeRequired2YesNoNo
Carnegie Mellon UniversityRequired1YesNoYes
Case Western Reserve UniversityRequired1YesYesNo
Catholic UniversityRequired1YesNoNo
Centre CollegeRequired0YesNoNo
Champlain CollegeRequired0NoNoNo
Chapman UniversityRequired for under 60 credits 1-2NoNoNo
Christopher Newport UniversityRequired1YesNoNo
Claremont McKenna CollegeRequired 2YesYesNo
Clark UniversityRequired 1YesYesNo
Clarkson UniversityRequired2NoNoNo
Clemson UniversityNot Required 0YesNoNo
Colby CollegeRequired 1YesYesNo
Colgate UniversityRequired1YesYesNo
College of CharlestonRequired for under 24 credits0NoNoNo
College of the AtlanticRequired 2NoNoNo
College of the Holy CrossRequired2YesYesYes
College of the OzarksRequired for under 24 credits2YesNoNo
College of William and MaryRequired1YesYesNo
Colorado CollegeRequired2YesNoNo
Colorado School of MinesRequired0YesNoNo
Colorado State UniversityRequired for under 30 credits 0NoNoNo
Columbia UniversityRequired2YesYesNo
Connecticut CollegeRequired2YesYesNo
Cooper UnionRequired2-3NoNoNo
Cornell CollegeRequired for under 24 credits1-2YesYesNo
Cornell UniversityRequired1YesYesNo
Creighton UniversityRequired 0-1YesNoNo
CUNY, Baruch CollegeRequired0YesNoNo
CUNY, Brooklyn CollegeRequired for under 30 credits 0-2NoNoNo
CUNY, City CollegeRequired1NoNoNo
CUNY, Hunter CollegeRequired0NoNoNo
Dartmouth CollegeRequired2YesNoNo
Davidson CollegeRequired2YesNoNo
Denison UniversityRequired1YesNoNo
DePaul UniversityRequired for under 24 credits 0NoNoNo
DePauw UniversityRequired1NoNoNo
Dickinson CollegeRequired1YesYesNo
Drake UniversityRequired for under 24 credits0NoNoNo
Drew UniversityRequired1NoNoNo
Drexel UniversityRequired for under 24 credits0NoNoNo
Duke UniversityRequired2YesYesNo
Duquesne UniversityRequired for under 24 credits0-1YesNoNo
Earlham CollegeRequired for under 30 credits 1YesOptionalNo
East Carolina UniversityRequired under 24 credits0NoNoNo
Eckerd CollegeRequired for under 27 credits0YesNoNo
Elizabethtown CollegeRequired0YesNoNo
Elon UniversityRequired0YesNoNo
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical UniversityRequired for under 30 credits 2YesYesNo
Emerson CollegeRequired1NoNoNo
Emory UniversityRequired1YesNoNo
Evergreen State CollegeRequired for under 40 credits 0YesNoNo
Fairfield UniversityRequired0YesYesYes
Florida Atlantic UniversityRequired for under 30 credits 0NoNoNo
Florida Gulf Coast UniversityRequired for under 30 credits 0YesNoNo
Florida Institute of TechnologyRequired1NoNoNo
Florida International UniversityRequired for under 30 credits 0NoNoNo
Florida Southern CollegeRequired for under 25 credits0YesNoNo
Florida State UniversityRequired0NoNoNo
Fordham UniversityRequired1YesYesNo
Franklin & Marshall CollegeRequired1YesYesYes
Furman UniversityRequired for under 32 credits 1YesNoNo
George Mason UniversityRequired for under 24 credits0NoNoNo
George Washington UniversityRequired1YesNoNo
Georgetown CollegeRequired0NoNoNo
Georgetown UniversityRequired1YesNoNo
Georgia CollegeRequired for under 30 credits 0YesNoNo
Georgia Institute of TechnologyNot Required 0NoNoNo
Georgia State UniversityRequired for under 30 credits 0YesNoNo
Gettysburg CollegeRequired1YesYesNo
Gonzaga UniversityRequired for under 30 credits 1YesNoNo
Goucher CollegeRequired for under 30 credits 1NoNoNo
Grinnell CollegeRequired2NoNoNo
Gustavus Adolphus CollegeRequired0YesNoNo
Hamilton CollegeRequired1YesYesNo
Harvard UniversityRequired2YesNoNo
Harvey Mudd CollegeRequired2YesYesYes
Haverford CollegeRequired2YesNoNo
Hendrix CollegeRequired for under 30 credits 0NoNoNo
High Point UniversityRequired1YesNoNo
Hiram CollegeRequired for under 12 credits0NoNoNo
Hobart and William Smith CollegesRequired1NoNoNo
Hofstra UniversityRequired for under 24 credits0NoNoNo
Hollins UniversityRequired0YesNoNo
Hood CollegeRequired for under 24 credits2NoNoNo
Hope CollegeRequired0YesNoNo
Howard UniversityNot Required 1NoNoNo
Illinois Institute of TechnologyRequired for under 30 credits 0-1NoNoNo
Illinois Wesleyan UniversityRequired1NoNoNo
Indiana UniversityRequired0NoNoNo
Ithaca CollegeRequired1NoNoNo
James Madison UniversityRequired0YesNoNo
Johns Hopkins UniversityRequired1YesNoNo
Juniata CollegeRequired for under 24 credits0YesNoNo
Kalamazoo CollegeRequired1YesNoNo
Kenyon CollegeRequired1YesNoNo
Kettering UniversityRequired for under 24 credits0NoNoNo
Knox CollegeRequired1YesNoNo
Lafayette CollegeRequired1YesNoNo
Lake Forest CollegeRequired1NoNoNo
Lawrence UniversityRequired1NoNoNo
Lehigh UniversityRequired0YesNoYes
Lewis & Clark CollegeRequired1NoNoNo
Louisiana State UniversityRequired for under 30 credits 0NoNoNo
Loyola Marymount UniversityRequired for under 30 credits 0-2NoNoNo
Loyola University ChicagoRequired for under 12 credits 0NoNoNo
Loyola University MarylandRequired 0YesNoNo
Macalester CollegeRequired 2YesYesNo
Marietta CollegeRequired 0YesNoNo
Marist CollegeRequired 1NoNoNo
Marquette UniversityRequired for under 30 credits 0NoNoNo
Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyRequired 3NoNoNo
McDaniel CollegeRequired 1NoNoNo
Messiah CollegeRequired for under 24 credits 0NoNoNo
Miami UniversityRequired for under 20 credits 1YesYesNo
Michigan State UniversityRequired for under 28 credits 0NoNoNo
Middlebury CollegeRequired 1YesYesYes
Millsaps CollegeRequired for under 30 credits 0NoNoNo
Milwaukee School of EngineeringRequired for under 24 credits0NoNoNo
Mississippi State UniversityRequired for under 30 credits 0YesNoNo
Morehouse CollegeNot Required 1YesNoNo
Mount Holyoke CollegeRequired 2YesNoNo
Muhlenberg CollegeRequired 1YesYesNo
New College of FloridaRequired 1NoNoNo
New Jersey Institute of TechnologyNot Required 0NoNoNo
New York UniversityRequired1YesNoNo
North Carolina State UniversityRequired for under 30 credits 0NoNoNo
Northeastern UniversityRequired1YesRecommendedNo
Northwestern UniversityRequired1YesNoNo
Oberlin CollegeRequired2YesYesNo
Occidental CollegeRequired1YesNoNo
Oglethorpe UniversityRequired for under 24 credits0-1NoNoNo
Ohio State UniversityRequired for under 30 credits 0NoNoNo
Ohio UniversityRequired for under 20 credits 0-2NoNoYes
Oregon State UniversityRequired for under 16 credits0YesNoNo
Penn State UniversityRequired for under 12 credits 0NoNoNo
Pepperdine UniversityRequired1NoNoNo
Pitzer CollegeRequired for under 32 credits 2YesNoNo
Pomona CollegeRequired2YesYesNo
Princeton UniversityRequired2YesYesN0
Principia CollegeRequired3NoNoNo
Providence CollegeRequired0-1YesRecommendedYes
Purdue UniversityRequired0NoNoNo
Quinnipiac UniversityRequired1NoNoNo
Ramapo College of New JerseyRequired for under 45 credits 0-1NoNoNo
Reed CollegeRequired2YesNoNo
Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteRequired for under 60 credits 1NoNoNo
Rhodes CollegeRequired1YesYesNo
Rice UniversityRequired2YesNoNo
Ripon CollegeRequired for under 18 credits0YesNoNo
Roanoke CollegeRequired0NoNoNo
Rochester Institute of TechnologyRequired for under 30 credits 1-2NoNoNo
Rockhurst UniversityRequired for under 24 credits0NoNoNo
Rollins CollegeRequired0NoNoNo
Rutgers UniversityRequired for under 24 credits0NoNoNo
Saint John's University (MN)Required for under 28 credits 0NoNoNo
Saint Joseph's UniversityRequired0YesYes (1st semester)Yes
Saint Louis UniversityRequired for under 24 credits0NoNoNo
Saint Mary's College, Notre DameRequired1NoNoNo
Saint Michael's CollegeRequired0YesNoNo
Samford UniversityRequired for under 24 credits1NoNoNo
San Diego State UniversityRecommended 0NoNoNo
San Francisco State UniversityNot Required 0NoNoNo
Santa Clara UniversityRequired1NoNoNo
Sarah Lawrence CollegeRequired2YesRecommendedNo
Scripps CollegeRequired2YesYesNo
Seattle UniversityRequired for under 30 credits 0NoNoNo
Seton Hall UniversityRequired for under 24 credits0NoNoNo
Sewanee: University of the SouthRequired1YesNoNo
Siena CollegeRequired1NoNoNo
Simmons CollegeRequired1NoYesNo
Skidmore CollegeRequired2YesYesNo
Smith CollegeRequired2YesYesYes
Southern Methodist UniversityRequired1-2NoNoNo
Southwestern UniversityRequired0-1YesOptionalNo
Spelman CollegeRequired for under 30 credits 2YesNoNo
St. Edward's UniversityRequired for under 30 credits 0-1NoNoNo
St. John's College, AnnapolisRequired2NoNoNo
St. John's College, Santa FeRequired2NoNoNo
St. Lawrence UniversityRequired1YesYesNo
St. Mary's College of MarylandRequired for under 24 credits1YesNoNo
St. Olaf CollegeRequired1YesNoNo
Stanford UniversityRequired2YesNoNo
Stevens Institute of TechnologyRequired1YesRecommendedYes
Stonehill CollegeRequired0-2YesYesNo
SUNY, Binghamton UniversityRequired for under 24 credits0NoOptionalNo
SUNY, College of Environmental Science and ForestryRequired for under 30 credits 1NoNoNo
SUNY, GeneseoRequired for under 24 credits0NoNoNo
SUNY, Maritime CollegeRequired for under 15 credits 2NoNoNo
SUNY, New PaltzRequired for under 45 credits 0NoNoNo
SUNY, OneontaRequired1NoYes (under 24 credits)No
SUNY, OswegoRequired for under 24 credits0NoYesNo
SUNY, Purchase CollegeRequired for under 24 credits0NoNoNo
SUNY, Stony Brook UniversityRequired for under 24 credits0NoNoNo
SUNY, University at AlbanyRequired for under 24 credits0NoNoNo
SUNY, University at BuffaloRequired for under 24 credits0NoNoNo
Susquehanna UniversityRequired0YesNoNo
Swarthmore CollegeRequired2YesYesNo
Syracuse UniversityRequired for under 30 credits 1YesNoNo
Temple UniversityRequired0-1NoNoNo
Texas A&M UniversityRequired0NoNoNo
Texas Christian UniversityRequired for under 24 credits0-2YesNoNo
Texas Tech UniversityRequired for under 12 credits0-3NoNoNo
The College of New JerseyRequired1-3YesYesNo
The College of WoosterRequired0NoNoNo
Thomas Aquinas CollegeRequired for under 30 credits 0NoNoNo
Towson UniversityRequired for under 30 credits 0YesNoNo
Trinity CollegeRequired1YesYesNo
Trinity UniversityRequired1YesYesYes
Truman State UniversityRequired for under 24 credits0NoNoNo
Tufts UniversityRequired1YesYesYes
Tulane UniversityRequired0YesNoNo
Union CollegeRequired1YesYesNo
University of AlabamaRequired for under 24 credits0NoNoNo
University of ArizonaRequired for under 24 credits0NoNoNo
University of California, BerkeleyNot Required 0NoNoNo
University of California, DavisRequired0NoNoNo
University of California, IrvineRequired0NoNoNo
University of California, Los AngelesNot Required 0NoNoNo
University of California, RiversideRequired0NoNoNo
University of California, San DiegoNot Required 0NoNoNo
University of California, Santa BarbaraRequired0NoNoNo
University of California, Santa CruzRequired0NoNoNo
University of Central FloridaRequired for under 30 credits 0YesNoNo
University of ChicagoRequired 2YesNoNo
University of CincinnatiRequired for under 24 credits0YesNoNo
University of Colorado BoulderRequired 0-2NoNoNo
University of Connecticut, StorrsRequired for under 30 credits 0YesNoNo
University of DallasRequired for under 24 credits1NoNoNo
University of DaytonRequired 0NoNoNo
University of DelawareRequired for under 30 credits 0YesNoNo
University of DenverRequired for under 30 credits 0-1NoNoNo
University of EvansvilleRequired for under 24 credits0-1NoNoNo
University of FloridaRequired 0NoNoNo
University of GeorgiaNot Required 0NoNoNo
University of Hawaii at ManoaRequired for under 24 credits0NoNoNo
University of HoustonRequired for under 15 credits0NoNoNo
University of Illinois at ChicagoRequired for under 24 credits 0NoNoNo
University of Illinois, Urbana ChampaignRequired 0NoNoNo
University of IowaRequired for under 24 credits 0NoNoNo
University of KansasRequired for under 24 credits 0NoNoNo
University of KentuckyRequired for under 24 credits 0NoNoNo
University of LouisvilleRequired for under 24 credits 0NoNoNo
University of MaineRequired for under 60 credits 0-2NoNoNo
University of Mary WashingtonRequired 0NoNoNo
University of MarylandRequired for under 30 credits 0-1NoNoNo
University of Maryland, Baltimore CountyRequired for under 30 credits 0-1NoNoNo
University of Massachusetts AmherstRequired for under 30 credits 0YesNoNo
University of MiamiRequired 0-1YesNoNo
University of MichiganRequired OptionalOptionalOptionalNo
University of MinnesotaRequired for under 26 credits 0NoNoNo
University of Minnesota, MorrisRequired for under 30 credits 0NoNoNo
University of MississippiRequired for under 30 credits 0NoNoNo
University of Missouri, ColumbiaRequired for under 24 credits 0NoNoNo
University of Missouri, Kansas CityRequired for under 24 credits 0NoNoNo
University of MontanaRequired for under 12 credits 0NoNoNo
University of Nebraska-LincolnRequired0NoNoNo
University of New HampshireRequired1-2YesNoNo
University of North Carolina at AshevilleRequired0YesNoNo
University of North Carolina at Chapel HillRequired1-2YesNoNo
University of North Carolina at CharlotteRequired for under 24 credits 0YesNoNo
University of North Carolina at GreensboroRequired for under 24 credits 0YesNoNo
University of North Carolina at WilmingtonRequired for under 24 credits 0YesNoNo
University of North TexasRequired for under 30 credits 0NoNoNo
University of Notre DameRequired1YesNoYes
University of OklahomaRequired for under 24 credits 0NoNoNo
University of OregonRequired for under 24 credits 0YesNoNo
University of PennsylvaniaRequired2YesYesNo
University of PittsburghRequired1-2NoNoNo
University of PortlandRequired for under 27 credits 0NoNoNo
University of Puget SoundRequired for under 30 credits 1YesNoNo
University of RedlandsRequired for under 24 credits 1NoNoNo
University of Rhode IslandRequired for under 24 credits 1YesNoNo
University of RichmondRequired1YesNoNo
University of RochesterRequired1NoNoNo
University of San DiegoRequired1YesYesNo
University of San FranciscoRequired for under 24 credits 1YesNoNo
University of ScrantonRequired for under 30 credits 1YesNoNo
University of South CarolinaRequired for under 30 credits 0NoNoNo
University of South FloridaRequired0NoNoNo
University of Southern CaliforniaRequired0-1NoNoNo
University of St. Thomas (MN)Required0-2YesNoNo
University of TennesseeRequired for under 24 credits 0-2NoNoNo
University of Texas at AustinRequired0-2NoNoNo
University of Texas at DallasRequired for under 30 credits 0-3YesNoNo
University of TulsaRequired for under 48 credits 0NoNoNo
University of UtahRequired for under 30 credits 0NoNoNo
University of VermontRequired for under 21 credits1NoNoNo
University of VirginiaRequired for under 30 credits 0YesNoNo
University of WashingtonRequired 0NoNoNo
University of WisconsinRequired 1NoNoNo
Ursinus CollegeRequired 1YesNoYes
Vanderbilt UniversityRequired 2YesNoNo
Vassar CollegeRequired 2YesYesNo
Villanova UniversityRequired 0YesNoYes
Virginia TechRequired 0NoNoNo
Wabash CollegeRequired 0YesNoNo
Wake Forest UniversityRequired 0YesNoNo
Warren Wilson CollegeRequired 0YesNoNo
Washington & Jefferson CollegeRequired 0NoNoNo
Washington and Lee UniversityRequired 2YesNoNo
Washington State UniversityRequired for under 30 credits 0NoNoNo
Washington UniversityRequired1YesNoNo
Wellesley CollegeRequired2YesYesYes
Wentworth Institute of TechnologyRequired1YesYes (freshmen)No
Wesleyan UniversityRequired2YesYesNo
West Chester University of PennsylvaniaRequired for under 24 credits 0NoNoNo
Westmont CollegeRequired1NoNoNo
Wheaton College (IL)Required1NoNoNo
Wheaton College (MA)Required1YesYesNo
Whitman CollegeRequired1YesNoNo
Williams CollegeRequired2YesNoNo
Wittenberg UniversityRequired0YesNoNo
Wofford CollegeRequired0YesNoNo
Worcester Polytechnic InstituteRequired2YesYesNo
Xavier UniversityRequired1NoNoNo
Yale UniversityRequired2YesYesNo
Yeshiva UniversityRequired for under 30 credits 0NoNoYes
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