Transfer Students


Transfer students make up a large part of the College of Charleston student body. Each year, we welcome many students from other institutions. Whatever your reasons for transferring to the College might be, you’ll find lots of students like you on campus. You will attend orientation with all new incoming students, and have a chance to connect with others before the school year begins.

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There are five categories of transfer students:

  • Transfer students with 12 or more earned college-level credit
  • Transfer students with fewer than 12 hours of earned college-level credit
  • Readmit students — have attended the College of Charleston before
  • Second degree students — have already earned one bachelor’s degree
  • Degree completion – adult learners (21+) who want to complete their bachelor's degree 

Our requirements depend on what type of transfer student you are, so be sure to read those very carefully before you apply. Keep an eye on application deadlines. You will need to complete and submit the entire application pertaining to your category before we can consider you for admission to the College.

If you have questions or would like to learn more, contact us. If you have questions about transfer credit evaluation, connect with the Registrar's Office.

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