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Transferring to Seton Hill

At Seton Hill, we define a “transfer student” as any new undergraduate student who has:

  • Completed college credits at a post-secondary institution after graduating from high school or earning a GED.
  • Earned basic training credits through the military.

As a transfer student, you have the option of entering Seton Hill through the traditional undergraduate program, or enrolling in the Adult Degree Program.

The Traditional Undergraduate Program

The traditional undergraduate program is designed for students who intend to take courses in a traditional semester format, with most classes scheduled during the day. More information on transferring into this program can be found here.

The Adult Degree Program

The Adult Degree Program is designed for adults who wish to earn an undergraduate degree while working or managing other full-time personal and professional responsibilities. Adult Degree Program students have the option to take classes on evenings or Saturdays during short eight- week-long sessions. Financial aid, employer reimbursement, preferred employer discounts and credits for prior learning are available. More information on transferring into this program can be found here.

 "I transferred because I wanted a better math program and SHU was able to provide me with the major I wanted. Additionally, the SHU community is so diverse and kind and I'm grateful to be here."

- Esther Spurlock, math major, SHU '15

Frequently Asked Questions

How many credits can be transferred?

Once admitted to Seton Hill all college transcripts will be reviewed. Students will receive an official evaluation of which credits will transfer. There is not a limit to how many credits can transfer, however, students must complete a minimum of 48 Seton Hill credits to be considered for a baccalaureate degree. At least half of the student’s major courses and the last 30 credits must be taken at Seton Hill.

Can credits be reviewed before applying for admissions?

Yes, an unofficial evaluation can be completed to aid students in making an application decision. Simply select this option in our request for information form.

Is financial aid available for transfer students?

Yes. More information can be found here.

When can a new student register for classes?

Students can register once they have been formally accepted to Seton Hill and have submitted their admission (and, if applicable, housing) deposit.

I already have a bachelor's degree but am returning for another one. Are there any discounts?

Yes, there is a 35% tuition discount.

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