Transfer Admission Process | St. Cloud State University

Transfer Admissions

Admission Process

Application Steps

To be considered for admission, transfer students must complete these steps.

  1. Complete a St. Cloud State University undergraduate application.

  2. Submit official transcripts from every non-Minnesota State institution attended:
    • Via electronic service (Parchment or Clearinghouse) send to
    • Via mail:
      Office of Records and Registration
      St. Cloud State University
      720 4th Avenue South
      St. Cloud, MN 56301

  3. For International Transcripts an official transcript must be provided to the Office of Admissions
    1. This transcript will be scanned and returned to the owner
    2. A NACES-affiliated (National Association of Credential Evaluation Services) evaluation is preferred
    3. Official transcripts not in English must be translated to English and sent directly from the school

  4. For Military Transcripts
    Joint Service Transcripts (JST) or Community College of the Air Force (
    1. For more information regarding veterans resources
      1. Veterans Resource Center

  5. For students affected by recent school closures

Additional Requirements

Students who have earned less than 15 college-level credits beginning after the completion of high school

  • Official final high school transcripts or GED
  • ACT or SAT scores recommended

Students who have earned credits solely through Minnesota's Post-Secondary Enrollment Options program

  • Apply as a freshmen
  • Must provide official high school transcript(s). ACT or SAT scores recommended.
  • All credits earned with a grade of "C-" or higher from a regionally accredited university or college-level institution are considered for credit transfer.