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Transfer Students

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 email Mitch Stock, Admissions Counselor Manager.

We look forward to getting to know you!

Application Deadlines

Spring 2023 admission: December 1, 2022
Fall 2023 Preferred Scholarship and Financial Aid deadline: June 1, 2023

International Students

Please see our International Apply page.

Get to Know A Few Transfer Students


Math and Educational Studies major—Fort Pierce, FL



Business major—Boulder, CO


Transferring Credits

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.

Application Process

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:

  • Online application

    • We accept The Common Application. Simply fill out the application using a login 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

Start your application now with:

The Common Application

*Due to the suspension of the SAT/ACT standardized tests from March through August of 2020 (due to COVID-19), and the potential impact on applicants, the Admissions Committee is currently offering an holistic assessment exam for applicants as an alternative to the SAT/ACT. The holistic assessment is currently being offered to applicants applying for Fall of 2023—please contact Nicole Gervais for more information.