Transfer Students

Make your move today and get the college experience you always wanted by transferring to the University of Saint Joseph

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Contact us to learn more about becoming a USJ student, where:

  • You'll find small, interactive classes where professors know you and engage in your success.
  • You'll likely be eligible for a scholarship. USJ offers a variety of scholarships for full-time transfer students.
  • You'll be guided through the transfer process. The USJ transfer team will be with you every step of the way.

Next Steps To Transfer

  1. Complete a free application, when submitted online.
  2. Submit official transcripts from your high school and all post-secondary institutions you attended.
  3. Submit an essay and letters of recommendation (recommended, but not required).

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Following enrollment, you will meet with an academic advisor to review your transfer credits and register for classes.

Transfer Credits

  • Transfer students must complete at least 45 credit hours of course work at USJ.
  • A minimum of 120 hours is required to receive a bachelor’s degree for most programs. Contact your transfer counselor for exact requirements.
  • The last 24 credits for a degree must be completed at USJ.

Transfer Your Credits and Complete your Degree at USJ

USJ values your prior work and academic experiences—qualified students who have earned their associate's degree or a minimum of 60 transferable credits can complete the requirements for the following degree completion programs:

Requirements for the degree completion programs include:

  • Completion of a minimum of 120 semester hours of course work contingent upon the requirements for the program. These hours can include a combination of courses at USJ, within the Consortium, or transferred from another regionally accredited institution.
  • Students must earn 45 credits from USJ. The last 24 credits counted toward a degree must be taken at USJ.
  • A minimum GPA of 2.0 (a "C" average in all work completed). Some majors may require a higher GPA.
  • Completion of a comprehensive examination or capstone course
  • Core curriculum and competencies for your degree program

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