To be considered for admission to St. Cloud State University from another institution, transfer students must complete the following steps:
Fill out an application through our admissions office. Applying is free and you will need your existing StarID and password.
SCSU requires official transcripts from every non-Minnesota State institution attended. Official transcripts from Parchment or Clearinghouse can be sent electronically or via mail directly from the institution to SCSU.
Email (Sent directly from the institution to SCSU): email@example.com
Mail (Sent directly from the institution to SCSU in a sealed envelope):
Office of Records and Registration
St. Cloud State University
720 4th Ave S
St. Cloud, MN 56301
International Transcripts must be provided to the Office of Admissions.
Thank you for your service. Use one of these resources to help determine how your military service experience will transfer into SCSU.
Recent School Closures
If your current institution has closed, please refer to the Minnesota Office of Higher Education's School Closing and Student Alerts page.
Students who have earned fewer than 15 college-level credits beginning after the completion of high school will need to have submitted their official final high school transcripts or GED. ACT or SAT scores are recommended, but not required.
Students who have earned credits solely through Minnesota's Post-Secondary Enrollment Options program may apply as a freshman. Additionally:
Our Transfer Admissions team specializes in providing a full-service, student-centered approach. No matter where you are starting from, they will be able to get you where you want to be.