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Spring 2017 Admission: December 1, 2016
Fall 2017 Admission: July 1, 2017
We welcome transfer students to our community every semester and look forward to connecting with you. We’re glad you’re considering Principia.
Since you’ve already completed some undergraduate work, you’re familiar with the demands of college and probably have a good idea what you want from your next school. We value that perspective and hope we can help you achieve your goals.
If you’re concerned about getting used to a new place and making new friends, that goes pretty smoothly here. Classes are small, and professors make an effort to get to know you. You’ll also be encouraged to dive into house activities, athletics, student government, student clubs, and more.
As you think about what’s working—and not working—in your current college experience, please feel free to get in touch. We’d love to help you explore how Principia can meet your needs. To get the conversation started, contact the admissions counselor for your area, or e-mail Tami Gavaletz, the Director of Admissions and Financial Aid, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We look forward to getting to know you!
We’ll transfer as much credit as possible for the work you’ve already completed. The specifics are different for each student, so we won’t know for sure until we see your transcript. Generally, though, courses taken at other fully accredited colleges and universities are accepted for credit provided they parallel courses available at Principia and were completed with a grade of C– or higher. You can contact the Registrar’s Office to determine exactly what transfer credits would be accepted.
As a transfer student, you can start classes at the beginning of fall or spring semester, but we welcome your application anytime.
To apply for admission, submit the following information:
- We accept The Common Application. Simply fill out the application using a log-in and password that you create, and work on it at your own pace.
High school transcript
SAT Reasoning or ACT scores
College transcript(s) from all previous institutions
1 work reference (waived for those enrolled in college during the previous term)
Financial Aid and Scholarships
Principia offers some of the most generous financial aid and scholarship packages in the country. If you’ll be applying for financial aid, it’s a good idea to apply for aid as soon as you’ve applied for admission. We also have scholarships that transfer students are eligible for—without even applying for them! We’ll let you know whether you’ve received one when we notify you about admission.