FAQs for Transfer Students
How many transfer students attend Chestnut Hill College?
Roughly 20% of the student body is comprised of transfer students from other two and four year colleges.
How many credits do I need to apply as a transfer student?
Transfer applicants may apply with any number of pre-existing credits, however if you have completed fewer than 24 credits total, you are required to submit your high school transcript and standardized test scores in addition to any/all college transcripts.
When will I find out if I am accepted?
Applicants for the fall semester who have submitted all necessary information will begin being accepted on February 1st. Applicants for the spring semester who have submitted all necessary information will begin being accepted on October 1st. After these dates, admission is rolling.
What GPA is required to transfer to Chestnut Hill College?
We prefer transfer students to have a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average, however we will give consideration to any applicants over a 2.0.
Are scholarships available for transfer students?
Yes. Transfer student scholarships range from $6,000/year to $15,000/year and are based on a student’s grade point average at the time of their acceptance.
Which of my courses will transfer?
Any college level course with a grade of “C” or higher from a regionally accredited college or university is eligible for credit transfer. Pass/Fail coursework is not transferable. Chestnut Hill College accepts a maximum of 75 transferable credits towards a degree.
Do you accept credits from my previous college or university?
We accept credits from the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and other regionally accredited institutions. These include:
NWCCU (Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities)
NCA (North Central Association of Colleges and Schools)
NEASC (New England Association of Schools and Colleges)
SACS (Southern Association of Colleges and Schools)
WASC (Western Association of Schools and Colleges)