Your Defiance College journey may just be getting started; however, we recognize that your higher education journey is well underway. We welcome your unique experiences as a transfer student and believe that those experiences add value and diversity to our campus. Our dedicated faculty, staff, and coaches are committed to helping you reach your personal and professional goals so that you can Defy the Ordinary!
As a DC transfer student, you will have the opportunity to work one-on-one with our expert Transfer Admission Counselor who will guide you through every step of the process.
TRANSFER STUDENT RESOURCES
We provide the following resources to help you succeed from application to graduation:
If you're transferring from an accredited university, we make the process as fast and efficient as possible - usually within two to three business days. Learn about our credit evaluation.
TRANSFER SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
Our commitment is to make DC affordable and recognize your academic achievement!
$15,000 Scholarship for students with a 3.5 GPA and above
$12,000 Scholarship for students with a 2.5 - 3.49 GPA
$10,000 Scholarship for students with a 2.49 - 2.00 GPA
$2,000 Associate Degree Award for students who have completed their degree at a two-year college or university.
TRANSFER PROCESS CHECKLIST
_____ Visit Defiance College
_____ Apply for Admission
Three easy ways: online, in person, or through Common App.
- Online: Complete the application. Request official* copies of your high school and college transcripts to be forwarded to the Office of Admissions.
- In Person: Bring your official* high school and college transcripts to the Office of Admissions and fill out an application with us.
- Add Defiance College to Common App.
*NOTE: Official transcripts are those sent to DC directly from the high school or college with an official seal or signature on the transcript.
After sending us your official high school and college transcripts, you will receive an evaluation in the Registrar's Office of the transfer credit awarded and how it applies to your selected major.
Once you are accepted, register to attend Student Express Registration to schedule your classes, get your student ID, set up your student email account, and more.
Questions? The following contacts are happy to assist you: