Transfer Student

Transfer Student

Transfer StudentA high school graduate or student with a GED who has attended college elsewhere as a degree-seeking student.

Requirements for Admission:
Nebraska Wesleyan University uses a broad, comprehensive process to review applicants. Many factors are looked at with no one component of the application singled out as most important. The rigor of the college attended and difficulty level of courses taken are examined.

The following are required:

  • Application for admission - complete NWU's online app or the Common App
  • Good standing at current college or university (or institution last attended if no longer enrolled)
  • Minimum 2.00 GPA (calculated from all institutions attended)

Transferring Credit:

  • NWU requires a minimum grade of C- or above.
  • Institution must be accredited by one of the regional accrediting bodies. (International students, work with Director of International Admissions.)
  • No more than 64 semester credit hours will transfer from two-year institutions.
  • A maximum 94 semester credit hours will transfer from all institutions attended.
  • After acceptance, the NWU Registrar will determine which credits will transfer.

Enrollment Process:

  • Have official transcripts from high school and all colleges and universities attended sent to:

          Admissions
          Nebraska Wesleyan University
          5000 Saint Paul Avenue
          Lincoln, NE 68504-2794

  • For information about transferring to Nebraska Wesleyan, contact:

          Melanie Armstrong, Ph.D.
          Director of Transfer and International Admissions
          402.465.2100 or marmstro@nebrwesleyan.edu

  • Complete Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
    • For verification of federal and Nebraska Wesleyan need-based aid, submit FAFSA application after October 1.
    • Enter in the college release and certification section the full name of Nebraska Wesleyan University and College Code 002555.
    • NWU reviews FAFSA applications as soon as all required admissions applications documents are received and an offer of admission has been made.