Transfer Students


At Greenville University, we pride ourselves on the attention we give our transfer students.  To really know if we're a good fit for you, we encourage you to visit campus at your earliest convenience. You can take a tour, talk with your admissions counselor, meet with faculty members, sit in on a class, and meet with current students. Your options are endless... we want to make your visit perfect for you.

Transfer Advising Day

Register now for an upcoming Transfer Advising Day. This event provides you the opportunity to become more familiar with Greenville University while learning what it’s like to be a transfer student on our campus.

During the Transfer Student Advising Day, incoming students have the opportunity to:

  • Hear greetings from our university president
  • Talk with our residence life staff about housing opportunities
  • Meet with current Greenville University transfer students
  • Meet with faculty from your major

As an added bonus for attending our Transfer Student Advising Day, we will also be offering early class registration.  This will be open to any transfer student who has been accepted and has also paid their $200 enrollment deposit. When registering for classes, you will have a chance to meet with your academic advisor. We will have your transcripts evaluated and you will be able to discuss your academic plans and complete your course selection.

Transfer Checklist

  • Visit Campus (Preview Day or individual campus visit)
  • Apply for admission (either online or with a hard copy of the application)
  • Request your official high school transcripts be sent to us
  • Request your official, up to date college transcripts (from all institutions attended) be sent to us
  • If you will be transferring in with less than 30 transferable* college credits, please request a copy of your ACT or SAT scores to be sent to Greenville University.
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online after October 1 for the next calendar year.
  • Turn in your $200 enrollment deposit
  • Turn in your housing enrollment and immunization forms
  • Work with your admissions counselor to register for classes
  • Move into campus housing the week of New Student Orientation (NSO)
  • Attend classes and enjoy!

*If you are unsure as to how many transferable credits you have, or if your credits are transferrable, please contact the transfer admissions counselor.  

Transfer Credit

Upon acceptance to Greenville University, your transfer admissions counselor will evaluate your college transcripts. During this process you and the counselor will discuss what credits will transfer to Greenville University, as well as our transfer policies.

  • Only courses with a letter grade of "C" or better may transfer into Greenville University. (Pass/Fail courses are not accepted in transfer.)
  • Proficiencies earned at other institutions are not accepted.
  • 66 credits are the maximum number of transferable hours from an accredited junior or community college.
  • 86 credit hours are the maximum number of transferable hours from four-year accredited institutions. or from a combination of a four-year accredited institution and a junior or community college.
  • Credit earned more than 20 years prior to matriculation at Greenville University will be subject to divisional evaluation to determine acceptability.
  • Letter grades earned at other institutions are not used in calculating a student's grade point average at Greenville University.

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