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Transfer Questions

Here’s a list of questions to ask your transfer college/university.  Remember to bring a copy of your transcripts when you meet with an admissions representative.

Admission Requirements

  • What are the general admission requirements?
  • Is there a deadline to apply?
  • Can I apply online?
  • Is there an application fee?
  • What are special admission requirements for specific programs?
  • Do I need to apply separately to the college/university and the program I am interested in?
  • May I begin any semester?

Transfer Credit Information

  • Is there a transfer guide available?
  • What is the required grade in a class for transfer?
  • What is the maximum number of credits I can transfer?
  • Does this college/university accept the MACRAO transfer agreement?
  • Can I receive credit for:
    • Military experience
    • Life experience
    • AP or CLEP
  • When and how will I receive my credit evaluation?

Academic Programs

  • What programs are available in my area of interest?
  • Are classes available evenings, off-campus and weekends?
  • Can I earn my entire degree online or in the evenings?
  • What are the graduation requirements for my program of interest?
  • What kinds of academic support services are available?

General College/University Information

  • What is the enrollment and average class size?
  • What kind of housing options do I have available?
  • Will career guidance be available?
  • What student organizations are available?
  • Are child care facilities available?
  • How can I connect with the disability services office?
  • What types of financial aid and /or scholarships are available?