Transfer Student Admissions 

Using our streamlined and shortened Stetson Application or the Common App below, you can submit the admissions application today to maximize your chances for any potential financial aid. Then, follow up with the required school transcripts and a writing sample at a later date.

Stetson ApplicationCommon App

See How Your Credits Transfer

Prospective transfer students can now search our Stetson database to see if their coursework is transferrable to Stetson and will satisfy general education, elective or major degree requirements.

Understanding Transfer Credits

What You Need to Transfer

Before you proceed, make sure you submit the admissions application to Stetson University first to kick-start the application process. Once it is submitted, you can then do the following:

For the purpose of admissions, we accept self-reported information. Official transcripts from your secondary/high school are required for enrollment.

Official transcripts can also be ordered through Parchment, eScrip or SCOIR and delivered electronically to Stetson University. The Office of Admissions mailing address and fax number are located at the bottom of this page.

All applicants are required to submit a writing sample. The writing sample can use one of the essay topics below or may be a graded paper or essay.

Essay Topics

  • Discuss an issue of state, national or global concern to you.
  • If you could live your life fighting for one cause, what would it be and why?
  • Describe a time you did not meet expectations and what impact the experience had on you.
  • What gives meaning to your life?
  • If you wrote a letter to yourself to be opened in 20 years, what would it say?

Application Deadlines

Stetson University is now on a rolling basis for both Spring and Fall 2024, so please apply as early as possible. Once the class is filled, we will no longer accept applications.

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Ready to Apply?

The application process is simple. Get started today to see what a world-class education can do for you.

Apply as a Transfer Student

Check Your Application Status

If you have already applied, you can check your application status at any time within the week following submission.

Your Application Status


If you have questions or need help at any time, we are available via online chat or call 386-822-7100, Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. EST.

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