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Entrance Information for Transfer Students


Who are Transfer Students

All campuses of Ohio University consider you to be a transfer applicant if you have completed more than 9 semester hours or 12 quarter hours at another regionally accredited institution after graduating from high school.

Why Transfer to OHIO

For more than 200 years, Ohio University has distinguished itself by offering nationally competitive academic programs and a rewarding residential experience. As a transfer student, you would be welcomed by an inclusive community of faculty, staff and students from diverse academic backgrounds. The transfer process can seem overwhelming and challenging, but our aim is to work with you to make the process as transparent and seamless as possible.

Regional Campus Students

If you are currently enrolled at one of Ohio University's regional campuses and you wish to begin taking classes on the main (Athens) campus, you are technically considered a relocate student. You should contact your regional campus student services office and ask about the relocate process. You can also visit the official relocate website linked to below for a checklist and other pertinent information.

Relocating to the Athens Campus Website

How to Become a Bobcat

Transferring Coursework and Credit

Additional Resources for Transfer Students


Transfer Student Check List
Download this simple checklist outlining the transfer process from start to finish.

Transfer Student Guide
Transferring to OHIO: This is your guide to choosing Ohio University. Downloadable in PDF format.

U.Select (transfer.org)
U.Select, also known as transfer.org, is a tool aimed at helping prospective transfer students by showing how their courses will transfer. Originally started in Ohio, U.Select has grown to include hundreds of schools from across the country.  

Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships
Learn more about scholarships and financial aid available to transfer students.

Transfer Ambassadors
Transfer Ambassadors are Ohio University students who serve as part of the recruitment team through Ohio University's Undergraduate Admissions. Ambassadors are transfer student who know firsthand what transferring to Ohio University is all about because they've been through it.


Request for Change of Entry Term
In most cases, a student's offer for admission to Ohio University is valid for one academic year. An updated Undergraduate Application for Admission and Scholarships is required in order to change the intended entry term. Because of the previous application, a request form can be submitted to waive the application fee.

Community College Group Visits
Are you a college or academic advisor at a community college? If so, and you would like to bring a group student to Ohio University for an official visit please click on the above link for more information.

Contact Information

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