Saint Joseph's College welcomes you as a transfer student. Whether you are transferring from another 4-year institution or from a 2-year institution, we are sure you will find Saint Joseph's to be a fun and educational experience.
The Core Program is SJC's signature program.
It is possible that you have already fulfilled the requirements for a Core class or two. Previous coursework in English, Religion, and History may all possibly count towards a Core requirement. You will receive information on any Core requirements you have met when you receive your Credit Transfer Report along with an admission decision. Want more information on SJC's Core Program? View the Core Transfer Equivalencies, and the Core Program course descriptions.
Applying to SJC
To apply for admission to Saint Joseph's College, you will need:
- Application for admission. Click here for free on-line application.
- Official high school transcripts if transferring fewer than 24 semester hours.
- Official college transcripts from all colleges you have attended.
Applications are reviewed as they are received. You will receive an admission decision and Credit Transfer Report by mail after we have received all application materials and reviewed your file.
Please also note that the NCAA requires high school transcripts for all student athletes transferring from junior colleges.
If you have other questions, please contact the Office of Admissions.
99% of all SJC students receive some form of financial aid, including scholarships, grants, loans, or campus employment.
To be considered for financial aid, you must:
- Be accepted for admittance to Saint Joseph's College and
- Complete and submit the FAFSA available at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
The SJC FAFSA school code is 001833.
Phi Theta Kappa Scholarships
Saint Joseph's College offers an unlimited number of $1,000 scholarships to Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society members with a 3.5 GPA or higher. Students must provide proof of PTK membership and have at least 12 college credit hours. This award can be combined with the $8,000 SJC Honors Transfer Scholarship. Part-time students or those with previous bachelor's degrees are not eligible.
To qualify, you must be transferring from an accredited post-secondary institution with at least 12 transferable hours and have one of the following adjusted GPAs as determined by the Registrar's Office:
|Honors||3.50 and up||$10,000||3.25 or higher|
|Deans||3.00-3.49||$9,000||3.20 or higher|
|SJC||2.50-2.99||$8,000||3.00 or higher|
|PTK Members||3.50 and up||$1,000 1||N/A|
|Ivy Tech Transfer Grant||2.50 and up||$2,000 2||N/A|
|1 May be combined with Honors Scholarship
2 Students must be transferring from Ivy Tech Community College
Transfer students may also qualify for Alumni Grants, Athletic Scholarships, Family Tuition Grants, Performance Scholarships, and the Ivy Tech Transfer Grant.
Contact Student Financial Services for more information.
SJC welcomes transfer students from other accredited institutions as listed in the Higher Education Directory. Students wishing to transfer must be in good academic standing at their former institution. View other transfer policies as listed in the Academic Catalog.
Contact the >Registrar's Office for more information.