Welcome Transfer Students!

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Why transfer to Albertus?

Let’s face it: if you are thinking about transferring, you’ve got a lot of choices. So, why Albertus? As an Albertus Magnus College student, you will join a supportive community that will rally around you, support you and help transform your future. The decision will come down to the three C’s: Cost, Credit, and time to Completion.

To review your personal cost to attend including federal and institutional Financial Aid, merit scholarship, grants and/or outside scholarships, please contact our financial aid office, financial_aid@albertus.edu or (203) 773-8508.

Transfer Merit Scholarships

Transfer Merit Scholarships ranging from $5,000 to $17,000 are available to students who have attempted more than 15 college credits at another institution.

First Year Merit Scholarships

First Year Merit Scholarships are available to students who have attempted 15 or less college credits. First-Year Scholarships range from $8,000 to $24,000.

Select Scholarships

Select Scholarships $1,000-$3,000 are also available.

Select Awards

St. Catherine of Siena Award $3,000

Awarded to graduates of Catholic high schools, Catholic college preparatory schools, or Catholic colleges or universities.

Legacy Award $1,000

Awarded to the children, step-children, and grandchildren of Albertus Magnus alumni.

The Pillar Award $1,000

Awarded to accepted transfer students that provide documentation of Phi Theta Kappa membership.

The Catherine DeRicci Honors Program Award $2,000

To be awarded to students who have been invited to join and agree to participate in the Albertus Magnus Honors Program.

St. Dominic Award $1,000 - $3,000

For the St. Dominic Award, accepted students may be awarded $1,000 per extracurricular activity listed below (with a maximum of $3,000 awarded). For the scholarship to be awarded, students must provide documentation and/or interview to verify involvement in each activity and agree to participate in a similar activity at Albertus Magnus College. Once a student applies, please submit the St. Dominic form to be considered for this award.

  • Community Service (100+ documented hours)
  • E-Sports (organized club or organization)
  • Future Law Enforcement (participation in Mock-Trial, Police Explorers, or similar programs)
  • Music (band, chorus, etc.)
  • Student Leadership (leadership role in any organization - non-athletic)

*This scholarship may or may not increase your net Financial Aid award. For questions, speak to your financial aid counselor at (203) 773-8508.

Check the TES Equivalency Database for an unofficial evaluation of transfer credit. Upon acceptance, an official transfer credit evaluation will be completed by the Registrar's office.

A maximum of 64 credits is transferable from accredited junior and community colleges. A maximum of 90 credits is transferable from accredited four-year colleges. For a bachelor's degree, students must complete 30 credits at Albertus - including the final 24 - with four of those classes (12 300+ level credits) within your major. For an associate degree, students must complete their final 15 credits at Albertus, with three of those classes (nine credits) within your major.

If you have any questions about your transfer credits, please contact:

Katie Santacroce
Transfer Credit and Articulation Analyst
KSantacroce@albertus.edu

How long will it take me to complete my degree?

Our goal is to help you finish what you started. Once you submit a completed application, we will expedite your admissions decision and put you in contact with an academic advisor that will collaborate with you and lay out a personalized academic plan to help you every step of the way.

Albertus offers a values-based, personalized education, tailored to meet your individual goals. But we know that finishing your degree is just the beginning of your journey. 95% of our graduates are employed or pursuing an advanced degree within 6 months of graduation.




Talk with a Transfer Admissions Counselor

Let's talk! We're here to support you and make your transfer easy.




"I’m a transfer student, so when I came to Albertus, it was immediately different. It was much smaller and I found that very tight sense of community."

Alexandria Chan ‘18
Biology, Chemistry
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