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Transfer Students

Transfer Made Simple

Started someplace else? No problem! We'll help you transfer those hard-earned credits so you can finish at Newberry College. Check out our Transfer Course Equivalency Guide for South Carolina technical colleges. Our streamlined admission process makes enrolling easy. Our generous transfer financial aid package makes a Newberry education affordable.

Transfer-Friendly Financial Aid

Transfer students are a valuable part of our campus community. To prove it, we offer a comprehensive financial aid package, which includes up to $15,000 in merit-based institutional scholarships specifically for transfer students.

South Carolina residents transferring to Newberry College for 2023-24 may also receive our S.C. Tuition Grant Replacement offer. You may also be eligible for other state-funded scholarships, such as S.C. Life, S.C. Life Enhancement, S.C. Hope, S.C. Palmetto Fellows and S.C. Palmetto Fellows Enhancement.

Transfer Thursdays

Learn about transferring to Newberry College with Alexandra Trimmier, coordinator of transfer admission. Virtual sessions are available every Thursday from 3 - 4 p.m. EST. Click here to schedule a chat.

Ready to Apply? It's Easy!

Our two-step application process is hassle-free.

  • Complete the transfer application online. We've waived the application fee, and eliminated the letter of recommendation requirement, to make applying easier than ever!
  • Submit college transcripts. Send us your official transcripts for all current and previously attended colleges and universities. If you have fewer than 24 credit hours, you will need to submit an official high school transcript in addition to your college transcript.
  • Be sure to view the SCTC Course Equivalency Guide to see what classes will transfer from South Carolina's technical colleges.

You'll have an admission decision as soon as your required materials arrive.


Our transfer admission counselor will answer your questions and help you every step of the way! For more information, contact Admission.

Minimum GPA

  • 2.0 cumulative transfer GPA to receive a transfer scholarships ranging from $9,000 to $15,000 based upon cumulative credit and GPA. 2.0 GPA required to renew scholarship

Official Transcripts

  • Students with more than 24 semester hours (36 quarter hours) or who are over the age of 25, are not required to submit official high school transcripts. Submit all official transcripts from previous or current colleges

SAT & ACT Scores

  • Newberry College's admission is test-optional, so SAT and ACT scores are appreciated, but not required.

Transfer Credit Policy

  • Remedial courses typically do not transfer. Courses with grades of “C” or better may be considered for potential transfer credit. Military, CLEP, AP courses may also be considered as eligible for transfer.


  • Newberry College does not require an interview

Other Requirements:

  • Course work over 10 years old will be evaluated after successful completion of 24 semester hours at Newberry College

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