Transfer Students

To be accepted as a transfer student at Saint Michael's College, you must be in good academic and administrative standing at your former or present institution, preferably with a 3.0 or better in rigorous liberal arts courses.

Credit may be transferred for work completed at accredited colleges with a grade of C- or better, provided that the courses correspond to offerings at Saint Michael's. Credits are considered for transfer only if an official transcript of such credits is submitted by the applicant prior to admission. A transfer student may be required to pass an examination to determine his/her readiness to enter a course or program. No advanced standing is officially recorded by the registrar until the transferred student has successfully completed one full year at Saint Michael's College. The remaining requirements to be fulfilled by transfer students to qualify for graduation from Saint Michael's will be determined on an individual basis.

All students who transfer must be in residence at least two years preceding their graduation. Of the total credits required for a Saint Michael's College degree, a minimum of 64 credits must be earned at Saint Michael's College, including at least 18 credits in their major. A maximum of four courses may transfer to count toward a student's major. As a student approaches graduation, 24 of the final 32 credits must be taken at Saint Michael's College.

Re-applicants: If you have applied to Saint Michael's College in the last two years, you may reapply by submitting an Application Reactivation Form as well as your final high school transcript and official college transcript.

New Transfer Candidates:

To apply as a new transfer candidate, you must submit the following:

  1. Common Application (Transfer form).
  2. Saint Michael's College Member Questions and Writing Supplement Sections
  3. $50 application fee
  4. Official final high school transcript
  5. Official college transcript(s)
  6. At least one recommendation from either a previous high school teacher or counselor, or a current college official or professor.

Transfer applicants should submit the undergraduate application, indicating all previous course work and accounting for time spent away from formal education. Transfer applicants are not required to submit test scores or professor recommendations but they will be considered if included with the application. You may be asked to submit a mid-semester grade report during the decision process.

We are no longer accepting transfer applications for the fall 2014 semester but will consider applications for the spring 2015 semester. Applications should be submitted by November 1, 2014.  The transfer application deadline for fall 2015 is March 15, 2015.

If you have any questions, please contact:

Michelle Teegarden 
Senior Associate Director of Admission and Transfer Coordinator
mteegarden@smcvt.edu
802.654.2542