We are glad that you are interested in continuing your education at Wilson College!

A transfer student is anyone who is currently, or has been, enrolled in another institution of higher learning after high school graduation. Transfer students to Wilson come from institutions such as community colleges, junior colleges, technical schools, four year colleges, and universities. No matter the situation or number of schools you have attended, we are happy to discuss the process of transferring to Wilson with you. Information on applying, criteria, and scholarships can be found below. If you have any questions, please contact Thomas Ruddek at the information found on the right side of this page.

Transfer Student Admission Process

Required Documents for Transfer Applicants

  • Official high school transcript
  • Official college transcript(s)

Additional Documents Required

  • Disciplinary History Form - this form must be completed by the student's current school and submitted prior to enrollment.

Transfer Agreements

Wilson College is proud to partner with local community colleges in creating bachelor's degree pathways for their students. These dual admission and articulation agreements offer associate degree graduates from our partner institutions additional advantages that make continuing their education as seamless as possible, including receiving full junior status at Wilson if they transfer 60 credits.

Frederick Community College
Partnership Agreement (October 2019)

Hagerstown Community College
Partnership Agreement (December 2018)

Harrisburg Area Community College
Partnership Agreement (May 2018)

Montgomery College
Partnership Agreement (August 2019)

Transfer Scholarships

Merit Scholarships for Transfer Students

Students must be enrolled full-time at Wilson College to be eligible for a Merit Scholarship. Merit Scholarships eligiblity is determined at the time of acceptance based on the criteria listed below. Eligibility for the Merit Scholarship ends with the completion of the first bachelor's degree. 

Presidential Scholarship $12,000

a)   Membership in Phi Theta Kappa
b)   3.75+ cumulative GPA across all college course work

Deans Scholarship $9,000

a)   3.4 to 3.74 cumulative GPA across all college course work

Faculty Scholarship $6,000

a)   3.2 to 3.39 cumulative GPA across all college course work

Faculty Scholarship $3,000

a)   3.0 to 3.19 cumulative GPA across all college course work

Transfer Scholarship $2,000

a)   2.5 to 2.9 cumulative GPA across all college course work
b)   Scholarship only available to Transfer applicants


Transfer Credit Policy

Transfer Credit Policy

Wilson College may accept up to 72 semester hours toward a Bachelor’s degree and a maximum of 30 semester hours toward an Associate’s Degree.  All transferable credits will be determined by the Registrar’s office.

College Level Examination Program (CLEP)

The CLEP program offers computerized exams that a student can take at a local testing site to earn credit for a specific course. There are five general exams and 29 subject-specific exams available to all students. This method is the least expensive and results are immediately available in most cases.