Information for Transfer Champions

Transfer Admissions

For a complete list of requirements for transfer students, review the Admissions Procedures in the Undergraduate Catalog.


  1. Student must complete the JSU admissions application. 
  2. Student must submit the required $35 application fee.* 
  3. Student must submit official transcripts from any college attended. 


  • 2.00 transfer grade point average (GPA) 
  • 24 hours of transferable credit 
  • Students with fewer than 24 hours of transferable credit must meet freshman admissions requirements, unless they have an earned associate's degree 
  • Must be eligible to return to any previous institutions attended 

*Application Fee Waivers: JSU will accept requests, for first year students who have a financial need, to waive the $35 admissions application fee. Transfer students who send a FAFSA to JSU that has a pell eligible estimated family contribution (EFC) or student aid index (SAI) will be considered for a fee waiver. Students may complete an admissions application and select that they will be requesting a fee waiver to submit their application. Documentation of that request will be added as a supplemental item to complete the application.

Transfer Scholarships

JSU offers merit-based scholarships open admission beginning in October of each year.

View Transfer Scholarships

Upcoming Events & Important Dates

August 15, 2022 - August 1, 2023
Fall 2023 Preferred Admissions Application Period

August 15, 2023 - August 1, 2024
Fall 2024 Preferred Admissions Application Period

September 1, 2023 - February 1, 2024
2024-2025 Competitive Scholarship Application Period

October 10, 2023 - April 1, 2024
Fall 2024 Preferred Housing Application Period


October 2023
Merit-Based Scholarship Awarding Begins

July 1, 2023
PTK Transfer Scholarship Deadline