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Transfer Application Process

Parts of the Application

  • Apply Online
  • Official Transcripts
  • Dean of Students Form
  • Essay
  • Other Materials
  • Timeline
  • Required

    Apply online (for free) using our St. Thomas application or the Common App.

    Required

    Official high school and college transcripts are required from ALL schools and institutions you’ve attempted credits from – including PSEO or dual-enrollment credits and/or your Joint Services Transcript from the military.

    Transcripts must be mailed, faxed, emailed or sent electronically to us directly from the school.

    If you’re currently in your first semester at a school, an unofficial transcript can be used to verify enrollment at that school. All other transcripts must still be official.

    Required

    The Dean of Students form asks about your disciplinary and behavioral history. Please complete the top half of the form, then have your current or most recent institution complete the bottom half before submitting it to us.

    If you’re currently serving in the military, the bottom of the form can be completed by your commanding officer.

    If you’re a military veteran, a copy of your DD214 can be submitted instead of the Dean of Students form.

    Recommended

    Though you aren’t technically required to answer our essay questions, we highly recommend that you do. We want to learn a little about you as a person and this is our way of doing it.

    We accept an essay based on our prompts or a paper you have written for class. Here are the current essay prompts:

    1. Discuss a meaningful contribution you have made through involvement in school, church or community activities.
    2. Describe an event, a person or an educational experience that has had a major impact on your life and why.
    3. Share additional information about your personal story that would be beneficial to the application review process. What do you want the readers to know about you apart from courses, grades and test scores?

    We recommend that your essay be one to two pages long.

    We also ask a second essay question about your experience with diversity and inclusion. This essay is also optional, but will give you a chance to reflect and speak from your heart.

    Optional

    You’re welcome to submit any letters of recommendation, official ACT (school code: 2102) or SAT (school code: 6110) test scores or any other materials you think will enhance your application.

    Contact your admissions counselor for advice on what to submit.

    St. Thomas accepts transfer students on a rolling basis for both the fall and spring semesters. We review applications throughout the year until the beginning of each semester, so there is no specific application deadline.

    Apply Online

    Required

    Apply online (for free) using our St. Thomas application or the Common App.

    Official Transcripts

    Required

    Official high school and college transcripts are required from ALL schools and institutions you’ve attempted credits from – including PSEO or dual-enrollment credits and/or your Joint Services Transcript from the military.

    Transcripts must be mailed, faxed, emailed or sent electronically to us directly from the school.

    If you’re currently in your first semester at a school, an unofficial transcript can be used to verify enrollment at that school. All other transcripts must still be official.

    Dean of Students Form

    Required

    The Dean of Students form asks about your disciplinary and behavioral history. Please complete the top half of the form, then have your current or most recent institution complete the bottom half before submitting it to us.

    If you’re currently serving in the military, the bottom of the form can be completed by your commanding officer.

    If you’re a military veteran, a copy of your DD214 can be submitted instead of the Dean of Students form.

    Essay

    Recommended

    Though you aren’t technically required to answer our essay questions, we highly recommend that you do. We want to learn a little about you as a person and this is our way of doing it.

    We accept an essay based on our prompts or a paper you have written for class. Here are the current essay prompts:

    1. Discuss a meaningful contribution you have made through involvement in school, church or community activities.
    2. Describe an event, a person or an educational experience that has had a major impact on your life and why.
    3. Share additional information about your personal story that would be beneficial to the application review process. What do you want the readers to know about you apart from courses, grades and test scores?

    We recommend that your essay be one to two pages long.

    We also ask a second essay question about your experience with diversity and inclusion. This essay is also optional, but will give you a chance to reflect and speak from your heart.

    Other Materials

    Optional

    You’re welcome to submit any letters of recommendation, official ACT (school code: 2102) or SAT (school code: 6110) test scores or any other materials you think will enhance your application.

    Contact your admissions counselor for advice on what to submit.

    Timeline

    St. Thomas accepts transfer students on a rolling basis for both the fall and spring semesters. We review applications throughout the year until the beginning of each semester, so there is no specific application deadline.