Transfer students’ records are considered individually and a transfer evaluation is prepared by the registrar as part of the admissions process.

To complete your transfer application

Applicants should submit the following to our Admissions Office:

  • Completed online application form, PDF Application or Common Application.
  • Official high school transcript.*
  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended.*
  • SAT or ACT scores if under age 22.
  • Two current academic letters of recommendation.
  • A brief essay so we can learn more about your background (200-400 words).
  • A $25 non-refundable application fee.

* An official transcript is one that is sent directly to the college from another institution and bears the official seal of the school and/or the signature of an official.

Transfer credits

Transfer students who have been accepted to the college may receive transfer credit for courses that:

  • Have been taken at an accredited institution.
  • Have been passed with grade of “C” or above.
  • Can be accommodated in the academic program of the student’s choice.

Degree eligibility

To be eligible for a bachelor’s degree, transfer students must complete a minimum of 30 credits at College of St. Joseph (12 of which must be in the student’s major). To obtain an associate’s degree, transfer students must complete a minimum of 15 credits from CSJ (nine of which must be in the student’s major).