Transfer Students

Ursinus welcomes well-qualified transfer applicants. Successful candidates will have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and can demonstrate they were exemplary students at their previous college or university.

Transfer Application Deadlines

  • Fall Semester – August 1
  • Spring Semester – December 1

Transfer Application Checklist

In order for your application to be considered complete we require the following items:

  • $50 application fee
  • Apply online using the Common Application. This will include:
    • Personal Essay – Elaborate on how Ursinus may fit in with your future goals
    • Recent analytic or graded paper from an academic subject
  • Official high school transcripts
  • Official college transcripts from each school you have attended
  • Final transcripts, including grades, from current college/university
  • Course descriptions of all post-secondary courses taken
  • An on-campus interview and recommendation from a college instructor are strongly recommended

Financial Aid & Scholarships

No separate academic scholarship applications are required to receive a merit award. Receipt of these awards will be based on performance at the secondary level. If you are eligible the award will indicated in your financial aid package.

If you and your family would like to apply for financial aid, applications are due as soon as possible.

We require the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), which becomes available after January 1. Go to to apply online.

For additional information on scholarships, grants and financial aid, please visit our Financial Aid page.