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Traditional Undergraduate Transfer Admissions

Welcome! We're glad that you're interested in pursuing an education of mind and heart at Whitworth. Our transfer students come from two-year colleges, other private liberal arts colleges and larger public universities. But from the moment you arrive on campus you are a part of the Whitworth community, and we value your unique perspective and contributions to the classroom and to campus life.

Apply for Spring/Fall 2021 Transferring Credits Scholarships Dates & Deadlines Fact Book

Next Start Term: Spring semester (classes begin Feb. 11, 2021)

Students who have earned college credit but have not graduated high school should apply as a first-year Student.

Application Materials for Transfer Students

  1. Apply for Free
    • Whitworth Application
    • Common App
    • If you can't decide which application to use, we encourage you to use the Whitworth application. It only takes a few minutes to complete!
  2. Unofficial transcript from each college/university you have attended
    • Transcripts can be emailed to the admissions office at
    • If you are transferring to Whitworth with fewer than 30 semester or 45 quarter hours of college-level coursework, you also need to submit an official high school transcript. This should be sent directly from your high school to the Whitworth admissions office at
  3. Optional for U.S. citizens/permanent residents: One letter of recommendation and/or Academic Recommendation Form from a professor or counselor telling us about your academic success as a college/university student

For more information about the admissions process for transfer applicants, as well as scholarships, financial aid and the university, please visit Frequently Asked Questions.

If you have additional questions, please contact the admissions office at or 509.777.4786.

Fast Facts

First-generation college students who enrolled in 2020-21


Traditional undergraduate enrollment


Academic majors and programs


Classes with fewer than 30 students


2019 grads employed or in grad school within 9 months of graduation


Student-faculty ratio

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