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.

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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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Laken's Story

Laken Schmitt is grateful she transferred to Carroll University, which she describes as an accessible, affordable and welcoming home. Hear how our admissions staff helped make the process as easy as possible, so she is able to finish Pioneer strong.



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Sydni's Story

Sydni transferred to Carroll in pursuit of a particular major, but she found so much more here – a welcoming environment, exciting extracurricular activities, a robust social life and valuable support. 

Advising and Transfer Events

Transfer Visit Days 

Come learn about what it means to be a Pioneer! Our transfer visit days will include a tour of campus, admission presentation, and optional meal in our dining room. We will have two options on each date, with a mid-day arrival time and an evening arrival. 

Check back for summer dates! 

Online Information Sessions

Transfer Talk Tuesdays @ noon CST  

Our topics will change from week to week, giving you a variety of information about the transfer process and Carroll University! Sessions will be hosted using Microsoft Teams, which can be accessed via Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome web browsers, or the Microsoft Teams app. Mark your calendar and click to join us on these dates - cameras optional! 

May 24th - No Hassle Transfer Process 

On-Demand Recordings

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