Transfer Students

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Next Steps

  1. Complete a free application
  2. Submit official transcripts from your high school and all post-secondary institutions you’ve attended.
  3. Submit an essay and letters of recommendation (recommended, but not required).
  4. USJ offers a variety of scholarships for full-time transfer students—you’ll likely be eligible.

To Transfer Credits

  • You 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 towards a degree must be completed at USJ

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.

Degree Completion Programs: Transfer Your Credits & Complete Your Degree at USJ

USJ values your prior work and academic experiences. Qualified students who have earned their associate’s degree and/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 Hartford 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 (“C” average in all work completed — some majors may require a higher GPA).
  • Core curriculum and competencies for your degree program

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Connecticut Transfer Guarantee

The University of Saint Joseph is proud to be a part of the Connecticut Transfer Guarantee (CT Guarantee), a statewide effort to establish systematic transfer pathways between Connecticut’s community colleges and four-year independent institutions.

Learn more about the benefits and eligible programs at USJ.


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