Applying as a Transfer Student

You’re ambitious. Fully invested in your education—and ready to do what it takes to get where you want to go. You’re probably looking to surround yourself with other people like that, too. You’ll find them here.

What We’re Looking For

To submit a transfer application, you must have already completed 12 or more credit hours of college coursework at a regionally accredited university after graduating high school, or be seeking a second bachelor’s degree. Applicants must be in good standing with their previous colleges/universities.

Transfer students at Butler come from a variety of backgrounds, but stats are a good way of knowing where you stand. These figures represent the transfer class that entered in fall 2022:

3.49-4.14: Middle 50% GPA range of transfer students in 2022
2.5: Minimum recommended cumulative GPA, with no grades below C- in your most recent semester

Transferring Credits

Transfer Application Checklist

Here’s a summary of what you’ll need to complete your application:

Transfer Admission Process

Our transfer admission process is outlined below along with timetables for each step in the process.

Transfer Admission Deadlines

Transfer admission is done on a rolling basis. We strongly encourage interested transfer students to apply before our priority application deadlines to maximize their scholarship consideration.

Decide whether you want to start in the fall or spring, and make a note of these dates:

Additional Program Requirements

If you’re applying to one of these programs or identify with a population listed below, you may need to take a few extra steps to complete your application.