Transfer Students

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If you haven’t found an ideal fit at your current school, discover Allegheny and our commitment to celebrating the entire student: all of your passions, all of your interests, and all of your curiosities.

The Allegheny admissions staff is pleased to consider transfer students for both fall and spring semesters. If you’d like additional guidance throughout your application process, contact Transfer Coordinator Mandy Pawling at apawling@allegheny.edu.

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Allegheny Accolades
seal of Phi Theta Kappa, the transfer honor societyAllegheny is proud to be named to Phi Theta Kappa’s 2024 Transfer Honor Roll, which recognizes the most transfer-friendly colleges in the nation for creating innovative pathways for community college transfer students. Let us know how we can help you on your journey.
Info for students of colleges that have announced closures
We are committed to assisting students from schools that are closing who wish to transfer and complete their education at Allegheny. Begin by applying and contact Mandy Pawling, our transfer coordinator. Scholarships are guaranteed for any of these students who transfer to Allegheny.

Apply for Fall 2024

  • No application fee
  • Quick turnaround on credit evaluation and your admission decision
  • Guaranteed minimum of $100,000 over four years in scholarship ($25,000 annually) + need-based aid for those who qualify
  • Deadline extended to July 15

Transfer Courses and Requirements

  • A 2.5+ is preferred. If applicable, a GPA as computed by a two-year college, with or without an associate degree, will be accepted.
  • The maximum number of credits accepted in transfer is 64, which is 50% of the credits required for graduation.
  • Only credits with a grade of C or better are transferable in acceptable courses.
  • The Registrar’s Office evaluates all credits for transfer after the student has been accepted to Allegheny; transcripts can be evaluated prior to submitting a formal application by special request.
  • A transfer student with an associate degree may be able to receive a baccalaureate degree in two years. The degree path chosen and applicability of prior coursework will be significant determining factors in the duration of the bachelor’s degree.
  • Some credits earned by examination may be accepted, i.e. CLEP [general subject], pass-fail, armed services.
  • It is preferred that a transfer student have the same high school classes required of entering freshmen. These may be satisfied by college courses and possibly accepted towards a baccalaureate degree.
  • Technical courses will not be transferred for credit.
  • Merit-based scholarships up to $42,000 are available for eligible transfer students enrolling for Fall 2024.
  • Housing is guaranteed for eligible transfer students.