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Transfer Application Process

Want to transfer to DeSales? It's Easy!

In just three steps you can apply to transfer to DeSales University

  1. Use our FREE undergraduate application. You can skip both the essay and the letters of recommendation portion. NOTE: In the essay box simply put "transfer student."
  2. Send us your official high school transcript and official college transcript from each college you attended.
  3. Complete the Transfer Questionnaire (PDF).

Admissions Requirements
Minimum GPA of a 2.5 is preferred, but students with over a 2.0 GPA may be considered for admission. The following majors have additional selection criteria: Dance, Theatre, Education, and Nursing. See Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

Recommended Application Deadlines

  • Fall Semester: July 1 (Recommended)
  • Spring Semester: December 1 (Recommended)

Scholarships for Transfer Students

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

Accepted students who are members of PTK will receive a $2,000/year PTK scholarship, in addition to any transfer scholarship the student qualifies for.

Catholic School Grant

Did you graduate from a Catholic High School? DSU offers a Catholic School Grant that is worth $3000/year. Graduates of the Allentown Diocesan High Schools and Oblate High Schools are offered $5,000 awards through the Tuition Incentive Program.

Merit Scholarship

DSU automatically awards merit scholarships for students with a qualifying GPA. Award amount is based on factors such as GPA, courses completed, and credits accumulated. DSU offers three levels of transfer scholarships: Aviat I: $10,000/year Aviat II: $12,000/year Aviat III: $14,000/year

Contact Us

Transfer Admissions
Dooling Hall