We’re excited you are interested in transferring to Tennessee Wesleyan! A transfer student is any student with 15 or more semester hours of college credit. Anyone may transfer to Tennessee Wesleyan, and there are no prerequisite courses. Transfer applicants must have a cumulative transfer grade point average of at least 2.00 from all postsecondary institutions attended. Ready to apply? Go ahead, you've got this!
Step 1: Application documents
- Apply online or submit a hard copy of the application
- Submit all official college transcripts from all undergraduate coursework, regardless of dates of attendance.
- Submit final transcripts from high school. These will not be used for admissions purposes, but all Tennessee residents must include them in the application.
Please submit all documents to
Tennessee Wesleyan University
Director of Transfer Admissions
204 E. College St.
Athens, TN 37303
STEP 2: TRANSCRIPT EVALUATION PROCESS
Upon receipt of application and college transcripts, the Registrar's Office will evaluate coursework to determine transferable credits. Students will receive a copy of the evaluations.
Students who transfer from 2-year accredited institutions will be granted credit up to 60 semester hours. A maximum of 90 semester hours may be transferred from all institutions. The last 30 hours of course work must be taken at Tennessee Wesleyan University.
Tennessee Wesleyan University has articulation agreements (equivalency tables) for advanced placement and area colleges, which are available for download and print. TWU also accepts Advanced Placement credit when an official score report is received and minimum score requirements are met.
- Chattanooga State CC (pdf)
- Cleveland State CC (pdf)
- Motlow State CC (pdf)
- Pellissippi State CC (pdf)
- Regents Online (pdf)
- Roane State CC (pdf)
- Walter State CC (pdf)
STEP 3: SCHOLARSHIPS AND FINANCIAL AID
Transfer students are eligible to receive scholarships from Tennessee Wesleyan. To be eligible for financial aid, you must submit a FAFSA and list Tennessee Wesleyan as your school. For more information about scholarships and aid available to transfer students, click here.
STEP 4: ACCEPTANCE AND FINAL DOCUMENTS
Upon acceptance, the following documents should be submitted (letters and forms will be mailed to the accepted student):
- $200 Deposit*
- Immunization and Copy of Insurance Form
- Housing Application and $100 housing deposit (If applicable)
*Deposits are due by May 1. Refundable until May 1 for Summer and Fall terms and October 31 for the spring term.
All students must complete Tennessee Wesleyan University's Wesleyan Essentials or equivalent. Any student who has completed an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution will be considered to have met the Wesleyan Essentials requirements at TWU with some exceptions.
Advising Checklists for each major can be accessed for transfer students' personal, unofficial planning purposes. Advisors will use these same checklists for official advising purposes.