Transfer Student Admissions

When you transfer to Abilene Christian University, you’ll join a vibrant campus of eager learners and co-creators. Whatever the circumstances that bring you here, we applaud your determination to keep going and provide the resources you need to make a strong start to a successful academic career. At ACU, you’ll find leading professors who engage as mentors, a diverse student community and compelling courses that grow your mind and spirit. Through experiential learning, pick up where you left off at your previous institution and be amazed by how much further you can go. 

When you transfer to Abilene Christian University, you’ll join a vibrant campus of eager learners and co-creators. Whatever the circumstances that bring you here, we applaud your determination to keep going and provide the resources you need to make a strong start to a successful academic career. At ACU, you’ll find leading professors who engage as mentors, a diverse student community and compelling courses that grow your mind and spirit. Through experiential learning, pick up where you left off at your previous institution and be amazed by how much further you can go. 

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Transfer to ACU

The staff of the ACU Transfer Office do all they can to ensure you have as smooth of a transition into ACU as possible. Our online portal allows you to take an early look at which courses transfer as you establish your degree plan. Our transfer application is free and there is no essay requirement to it. We’re interested in clearing your path to success so that you can focus on rising to new opportunities.

Funding Your Future

ACU extends generous scholarship and grant packages to offer an affordable education to our students. Many awards are merit based, but we also consider financial need, community involvement and student leadership.

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Hope for Change

Hope grew up in Midland, Texas, and was taking college classes there while working with local nonprofits to learn the inner workings of serving her community. Urged by community leaders and friends to consider Abilene Christian University as the best place to develop her passion for the nonprofit sector, one thing became clear: Hope was going to broaden her range as a transfer student at ACU.

“I was excited to hear that I could prepare for nonprofit leadership at ACU while partnering with local organizations.” – Hope Henry ‘21, Management

Begin Your Journey

This is your time to rise to new opportunities with ACU! With just a few quick answers, we can begin personalizing your path forward to enduring success. Complete this form now to lean in to your future.
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Talk Transferring with Ashley

Ashley Bennett is our in-house expert to answer all your questions about transferring to Abilene Christian University, help you explore the opportunities that make ACU a great fit for reaching your goals and ease your transition into a new environment. 

You Belong Here

We have the degree you need to move toward your goals and the college experience you’re looking for. Whether you just began your search for a new college home or you’ve had your eye on ACU for some time, we’re ready for you. No application fees and no essays.

Admissions Process for Transfer Students

If you’re eager to complete your admissions process, you’re not alone—we’re excited too! With a few simple steps, you’ll be well on your way to joining our confident community of leaders and learners:

  1. Apply using the online transfer application.
  2. Submit transcript(s)
    • If you have completed more than 24 transferable hours, please submit all college transcripts.
    • If you have completed fewer than 24 transferable hours, submit all college transcripts along with your high school transcript/GED diploma and ACT/SAT/CLT scores (ACT school code: 4050; SAT school code: 6001).
    • If you are a first-year student applying for a spring semester transfer, you may submit an unofficial grade report with your transfer application. However, you must submit an official transcript from your completed semester before the first day of class.
  3. Once you receive your admission letter, log in to your application portal to pay your enrollment deposit.

 

See What’s Waiting for You

With over 164 areas of study across 79 majors, exploring your academic options at ACU is an exciting first step. To discover the abundant possibilities through ACU, watch ACU-at-a-Glance for a quick peek at our various opportunities.

Transfer Admissions Events

Are you ready to imagine how transferring to ACU will change your future? Join us for a Transfer Admissions Event or Q&A Session to gain valuable advice and insight into how ACU’s faculty and staff support your personal and professional growth while finishing your degree.