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Transfer Admissions

Why Westminster

At Westminster, creating a meaningful life starts the day you enroll. No matter where you are from or what your background is, you'll feel connected with other Westminster students by your desires to learn and to create a better world. Westminster students are challenged to see the world through others' eyes and celebrate diversity of thought. All degree programs (covering more than 50 disciplines) allow you to explore and grow throughout your time at Westminster College.

Arts and Sciences

You can select a degree in fields like psychology, political science, performing arts, or even gender or justice studies.


As a nursing student, you'll choose from programs with some of the highest job-placement rates after graduation.


Business programs from accounting to sports management are fully accredited.

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Westminster's tight-knit community is designed to help you get the most out of your college experience. Throughout your time at Westminster, you'll be supported and guided by dedicated faculty mentors and find internship and professional connections throughout the community. With small class sizes, your professors won't just know you by name, they'll know how to help you succeed.


of classes have 29 students or fewer (2020–21)


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of transfer students receive financial aid

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Westminster is proud to make a private, liberal arts education as accessible as it is valuable. As a full-time, degree-seeking transfer applicant, you'll automatically be considered for merit-based scholarships. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to get a personalized need-based financial aid package, too. If you are unable to file the FAFSA, contact the Financial Aid Office for assistance.

Apply for Aid

How to Transfer

Transferring to the right school should be easy. You've worked hard to get where you are and we want to help you take on your next chapter with confidence.

Applying to Westminster

Applications for Spring, Summer, and Fall 2021 will be available beginning Aug. 1, 2020. When you apply, you'll need to send in all of your official transcripts from previous institutions.

There is no application deadline for transfer students. However, to get the classes you want and to have a financial aid package put together, you should apply at least 2 months before the start of the semester you want to enroll in.

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Transfer Credits

Generally, a maximum of 72 semester hours of credit completed with a grade of C- or better from 2-year, regionally accredited schools can be accepted for academic course work. A maximum of 88 credit hours transferred from all collegiate institutions (2-year and 4-year regionally accredited schools) attended may be applied toward meeting the total number of hours required for graduation.

Once you have completed an application to the college and have been accepted, you'll receive a course-by-course breakdown of which credits will transfer.

Learn about transfer credits

Transferring from SLCC

Through the SLCC-Westminster transfer partnership, you can access more than 16 transfer pathways designed to help you transfer from SLCC to Westminster with ease. Westminster's small campus and tight-knit community mean you'll receive a personalized education and develop strong relationships to help you earn your degree.

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Visiting Campus

Join an in-person campus tour or schedule an appointment to meet one-on-one with a dedicated admissions counselor to talk about your application, transfer credits, and financial aid.

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We're here to help.

Admissions counselors are ready to help you pick up where you left off so you can graduate on time. Every student is teamed up with an academic advisor, so you can get registered for the right classes right away. Contact your transfer admissions counselor with any questions you have.

  • Ariel Campos: School of Nursing and Health Sciences and School of Education students
  • Tal Gordon: School of Arts and Sciences and School of Business students

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A Liberated Approach to Learning

In addition to expert faculty, top-ranked academic programs, and dedicated staff of advisors, there are many student resources available on campus to further complement your Westminster experience.

 Westminster College facilitates the McNair Scholars Program, which prepares, supports, and plans graduate studies and professional programs for academically talented and underrepresented students.

 Career coaching is available to all Westminster students and alums for life through the Career Center. Get the help you need to discover, plan, and take action in finding career options for a rewarding professional and personal life.

 First-generation and traditionally underrepresented students at Westminster College can apply to STEPS, which helps students get the most out of their Westminster experience. Students in STEPS receive social, cultural, financial, and academic support.