Undergraduate Admission

Transfer FAQs

Quick answers to transfer questions

Q: How many credits can I transfer to Saint Peter’s University?
A: A maximum of 66 credits will be accepted from a two-year college and a maximum of 90 credits from a four-year college.
Q: Which courses will be accepted at Saint Peter’s? 
A: All academic courses taken at accredited institutions will be reviewed for acceptance. Courses with a grade of C or better will be transferred when they correspond to the Saint Peter’s University curriculum. Transfer credit is not granted for remedial or basic skills courses.
Q: What is the minimum GPA required for admission as transfer?
A: A variety of factors, including cumulative GPA, are used for the transfer review process.
Q: When will I know what courses were accepted?
A: A preliminary transfer credit evaluation will be sent to you with your letter of acceptance to the University.
Q: When can I register for classes?
A: After you have been accepted and have paid your $150 enrollment deposit you will receive information about orientation and registration for transfer students. Generally, transfer students register 3-4 weeks before classes begin.
Q: Are scholarships available for transfer students?
A: Yes. Please see our Paying for College page for details
Q: How do I apply for financial aid?
A: You should file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Our FASFA code is 002638. You should also have your financial aid transcript sent to Saint Peter’s University from the school you are currently attending.
Q: Can I live on campus?
A: Yes, Saint Peter’s University guarantees housing for all undergraduate students. Students live in either traditional style residence halls or apartments. Be sure to complete and submit your housing application and $250 housing deposit!
Q: How can I apply?
A: For more information about applying or becoming a transfer student, visit the Transfer Student page.