Transfer Students

Ursinus welcomes well-qualified transfer applicants.

Most successful transfer candidates have achieved a GPA of 3.0 or higher and are students in good standing 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
  • Official College Report from registrar or college official indicating enrollment status and academic standing from current institution
  • 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 application is required for Ursinus College merit scholarship eligibility. Merit awards are based on the academic strength of applicants and determined by the Admission Office. Notifications are sent at the time of the offer of admission.

For need-based financial aid, including grants, loans, and work study, Ursinus requires you to complete both the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), available after January 1, and the CSS Profile.

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