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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.

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Start planning your traditional undergraduate transfer to Whitworth. Here's the information you'll need:

  • Key dates and deadlines for undergraduate transfer applicants.
  • Whitworth University admits transfer students for fall and spring terms.
  • Whitworth will provide an informal transcript evaluation upon request after you have submitted an application and have been admitted to the university. A final evaluation will be done once you are admitted and have submitted an enrollment deposit. Check out the online transfer equivalency guides for regional community colleges.
  • Transfer students are required to complete 32 semester credits at Whitworth in order to earn a baccalaureate degree. Most transfer students who enter with associate degrees and/or who have junior standing receive their degrees in 2.5 years or less, depending on their transfer credits and intended major.
  • The university does not discriminate against students based on race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, age, or disability

Application Materials for Transfer Students:

  1. Apply for Free
  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 send 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

  • 1890 founded
  • 2,353 traditional undergraduate enrollment
  • 100+ academic majors and programs
  • 86%

    classes with fewer than 30 students

  • 86%

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

  • 11:1 student-faculty ratio

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