Transfer checklist

Make your transition to BGSU as smooth as possible.

How do we define transfer student?

You are considered a transfer student if you have attempted 12+ college-level semester hours at a college or university after high school graduation or obtaining your GED.


Learn about admission requirements, transfer scholarships, how your credits transfer and more.

Follow our step-by-step application process.

Complete your next steps before you start classes.

We want you to feel at home and have a smooth transition. Find out about the Transfer Student Association, academic resources, how to get involved on campus and more.

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Meet with a transfer specialist

We are your go-to resource for questions about the transfer process. We can:

  • Help you understand how your courses transfer to BGSU
  • Connect you to campus resources and programs 
  • Guide you through the application process

Schedule an appointment with a transfer specialist

Explore BGSU on a campus visit

It’s the single best way to see if BGSU is the right fit for you. 

Schedule a visit

If you can’t come to campus, check out our virtual information sessions.

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Updated: 04/08/2024 10:27AM