Transfer Student Admission

Looking for a better fit? Get recognition for the work you’ve already done and finish strong at Carroll University. We’re ready to provide the support and guidance you need to ensure a smooth transition from your current institution. That includes answering your questions about the transfer process, connecting you to scholarships and financial aid, and ensuring you receive the attention you need to maximize existing credits and complete your degree.


Please complete the form below and an admission counselor will contact you shortly.

Apply Now — It's Free and Easy

Start the transfer process:

  1. Apply directly online or use 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
  3. Standardized Test Scores
    • Transfer students may have this requirement waived
  4. Report Form
  5. Personal Statement (optional)
Once we've received your application and documents, an admission counselor will be in touch!

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

Advising and Transfer Events

Carroll University will be coming to you! A Carroll admission representative will be present at upcoming Transfer Fairs in the area where you'll be able to explore options with various institutions. You can also meet with us at Advising Visits which may include major-specific transfer information, academic planning and course evaluation. If you'd like to request a meeting prior to any of the events below, contact Linda Sklander, Director of Non-Traditional Admission, at

Transfer Credit Policy

Find out how we work with you to evaluate your incoming credits

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Credit Equivalency Guides

Use these guides to determine transferability of your coursework

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Articulation Agreements

Our agreements allow you to start at another institution and transfer easily to Carroll

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Academic Support Services

Learn about our wide variety of free, peer-led academic support services

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Visit Carroll University

The best way to see if Carroll is the right fit is to see 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.

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