Transfer Student Admission

Looking for a better fit? Feel at home at Carroll University where we make transferring easy. Our no-hassle transfer process ensures you receive recognition for the work you’ve already done so you can finish strong at Carroll University. We’re ready to provide the support and guidance you need to make a smooth transition from your current institution. That includes answering your questions about the transfer process, connecting you to scholarships and financial aid, and giving you the attention you need to maximize existing credits to complete your degree

Academic Programs

Choose from 95+ areas of study and find out how our exclusive-to-Carroll Pioneer Core adds value to your education.

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Apply Now — Our No-Hassle Transfer Process is Free and Easy

Start the transfer process:

  1. Apply directly online or use the Common Application
    • Applying to Carroll is FREE!
  2. Submit an official transcript
    • Verification of high school or GED completion (copy of official transcript will be acceptable)
    • Transfer students must submit transcripts from ALL institutions of higher education attended
    • You may order electronic transcripts through Parchment or National Student Clearinghouse.

Please note: Additional documentation may be required.
Once we've received your application and documents, an admission counselor will be in touch!

Unofficial Transfer Credit Evaluation

Upload your unofficial transcripts and we'll provide an evaluation of how your credits may transfer to Carroll University.

Scholarships and Financial Aid

You’re ready to make a change. Expenses are likely top of mind. Carroll University annually awards more than $40 million in financial aid. As a transfer student you may be eligible to receive one of our merit-based scholarships. Talent scholarships are also available in art, photography and music. We’ll help you navigate the process and also explore opportunities to apply to scholarships outside of Carroll. Learn more about scholarships for students transferring to Carroll University.

In addition to scholarships, you’ll find other forms of financial aid to help you stay on budget while you complete your degree at Carroll. Learn more about financial aid for students transferring to Carroll University

Transfer Credit Policy

How do you evaluate my transfer coursework?

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Credit Equivalency Guides

How do my courses from local two-year colleges transfer?

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Advising and Articulation Agreements

Do you have pathway programs with local two-year colleges?

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Learning Commons

How do I get academic support and/or tutoring when I need it?

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Advising and Transfer Events

Transfer Visit Day - Tuesday, August 3rd 

Join us to see what it's like to be a Pioneer. Tour campus, meet admission staff, and learn more about life at Carroll, financial aid, and our academic programs. Register below for the options that work best for you. Register 

Online Information Sessions

Learn about our academic programs, the admission process, financial aid, life on campus and more!

Ask Me Anything Information Session - Tuesday, August 10th 

Do you have questions about next steps before fall classes begin? Are you still deciding where you'd like to attend this fall? Just looking for some more information about Carroll? Join Brittany and Lori as we answer many common questions about the transfer process and life at Carroll! 

On-Demand Recordings

Find more upcoming online information sessions and view recordings on-demand of past events. 
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Visit Carroll University

The best way to see if Carroll is the right fit is to see our campus. Attend an open house or contact us to schedule an individual campus visit.

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Meet Your Admission Counselor

Our team of admission counselors is ready to help you through the application process and answer any questions you may have.


Issey's Story

Issey Valadez transferred to Carroll University from a school that wasn’t the right fit for him. We helped him figure out how Carroll could deliver on the college experience he dreamed of — while making it work for his financial, academic and athletic needs. Find out why Issey feels his transfer to Carroll is providing him with the “best education possible.”

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