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Transfer Admission Requirements

EKU has two types of transfer student admission processes depending on the number of college credits a student has on their record.

If a student has earned 23 or fewer credit hours of college work since high school graduation, he or she will be admitted by meeting both the freshman and transfer admission requirements of the need to:

If a student has earned or is in the progress of earning 24 or more credit hours at another institution, then he or she will must only:

In addition to the application and submission materials, transfer students must be in good standing at their previous institution(s) or must be readmissible to that institution before their intended start term at EKU.

Transfer students must also demonstrate college preparedness through a minimum 2.0 cumulative college GPA on a 4.0 scale. This GPA is calculated from all attempted college work from every regionally accredited institution the student has attended.  

Prospective transfer students are welcome to discuss their admissibility with the Student Outreach and Transition Office. They may also appeal an admission decision. For assistance with submitting the online application or to request a paper application, please email

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