Below are questions students frequently have about transferring to Saint Louis University. If your question is not addressed, you can contact your admission counselor at any time.
Questions About Applying
You should apply as early as possible the semester before you wish to transfer. With the exception of certain majors, SLU accepts applications on a rolling basis.
SLU’s occupational therapy program requires that transfer applications be submitted by Feb. 15 for fall admission and by Oct. 15 for spring admission. Remember, your application is not considered complete until all required materials are submitted.
No, neither an essay nor résumé are required as part of your application for admission. In some cases, a personal statement may be required of applicants seeking readmission to the University.
The minimum for all admission is a 2.5 GPA, but the requirement could be higher depending on your major. The specific program pages have more detailed information on additional requirements.
We still need information from that school, even if you’ve just started. Ask your college for a transcript showing the course schedule. You can also provide an unofficial schedule.
High school transcripts and ACT/SAT scores are only required of applicants who have completed fewer than 24 transferable credit hours.
Note: Saint Louis University will move to a standardized test optional admission process for all undergraduate programs beginning with students applying for admission to the 2021-2022 academic year. Applicants may submit standardized test scores, but those who choose not to will not be disadvantaged in any way in the admission process.
Questions About Scholarships
Transfer applicants who have attempted fewer than 24 transferable credit hours may be considered for a freshman merit-based scholarship, but must complete a new application for admission.
Questions About Transferring Credits
Most general college-level classes in which you achieved a grade of “C” or higher should transfer to SLU. You can use our course equivalencies resource to get an idea of how your previous courses will transfer.
No. SLU requires each school you’ve attended to directly send your official transcripts.