Undergraduate Transfer Students
Join transfer students from across the nation and around the world here at Asbury! We welcome a significant cohort of transfer students each year from community colleges, private liberal arts universities and public state schools who impact our campus with their experience and perspective. We would love to have you as one of them!
Our rolling admissions deadline means you can apply at any time, but apply early for the best financial aid options.
- Complete and submit your application through our online application form or through the Transfer Common Application.
- Send in your additional materials (transcripts and test scores).
- Keep an eye on your online Asbury Checklist for next steps.
Your Asbury Checklist is an online system that allows you to see in real time what we need you to do to move forward in the process of coming to Asbury. This online Checklist will be your main source of information and next steps from the time you submit your application until you move on campus.
How to log in: Use the same email address and password that you used for your Asbury application. Common App applicants should set up their Asbury Checklist login credentials using the link in the “Next Steps” email that will arrive within 48 hours after application submission.
Sending Additional Materials
We require the following materials before your application can be reviewed.
Transfer students with 30 or more completed credit hours (not dual credit/dual enrollment) from one or more accredited colleges/universities
- An official transcript from every college/university you have attended.
- Test scores (ACT, SAT or Classic Learning Test) may not be required for admission but may be required for scholarship eligibility.
Transfer students with less than 30 completed credit hours (not dual credit/dual enrollment) from one or more accredited colleges/universities
- An official transcript from your high school
- Official transcripts from every college/university you have attended
- One of the following:
- ACT score (use school code 1486)
- SAT score (use school code 1019)
- Classic Learning Test (CLT) score (select Asbury as a score recipient)
- Test Optional essay and interview
International transfer students: Please review the international admissions process.
Asbury accepts most credits from accredited institutions as long as the credits are applicable to a liberal arts program.
- You are considered a transfer student for the application and financial aid process if you have taken college/university classes more recently than the summer after your high school graduation.
- A maximum of 75 credits may be transferred toward your bachelor’s degree at Asbury.
- Vocational and technical courses may not be transferable.
- Credits from AP, CLEP, IB or AICE tests may be transferable.
- Your official transfer credit evaluation will come from the Registrar’s office after you have been accepted and have sent in your final official transcripts with all grades included.
- To order a transcript from your past/current institution, contact the Office of the Registrar at your institution or visit www.getmytranscript.com. This site will walk you through placing your transcript order, including delivery options and fees.
Unofficial Transfer Evaluations
You can get an unofficial transfer credit evaluation for your use as you go through the transfer application process.
- Evaluation Option 1: You can create an estimated transfer credit report here. Find your previous school(s) and look up your classes to see their course equivalencies at Asbury. If you can’t find your school listed, use option 2 to receive an evaluation.
- Evaluation Option 2: Send a copy of your transcripts to the Admissions office with a request for a transfer evaluation. Once the evaluation is complete, you will receive an emailed preliminary report to use as a guide.
Scholarships for Transfer Students
We offer our Presidential Scholarships to incoming transfer students who can show that they met the following criteria at the time of their graduation from high school. If you are applying with 30 or more transfer credit hours and want to be considered for a Presidential Scholarship, you will need to send your high school transcripts and test scores to the Admissions office. Visit Financial Aid to learn more about Presidential Scholarships and about the additional scholarships that we offer – including athletics, multicultural and scholarships for specific departments.
Presidential Scholarship Criteria
|Award amount||High School GPA||ACT/SAT/CLT||GPA to Renew|
|Level I||20% tuition||3.50||27/1200/85||3.10|
|Level II||30% tuition||3.90||30/1320/92||3.20|