We welcome applications from transfer students for both the fall and spring semesters. We know the process of applying for transfer can be an overwhelming one. For that reason we encourage you to contact the Office of Admission should you have questions. We hope you see this application process not as a difficult one, but as an opportunity to tell us more about yourself and your interest in Saint Anselm.
Transfer candidates for admission must submit a completed Transfer Common Application. Saint Anselm College is an exclusive user of the Common Application (either the online or paper version). A non-refundable fee of $50 must accompany the application, unless a waiver is being requested.
- Fall Semester: Priority Application Deadline of April 1
- Spring Semester: Priority Application Deadline of November 15
- Completed Transfer Common Application
- $50 nonrefundable application fee or fee waiver
- Official transcripts from the college(s) previously attended
- Official final high school transcripts
- Optional - Official results of the SAT I or ACT: SAT code is 3748 - ACT code is 2522
- Two letters of recommendation from academic professors at the college/university attended - or - two Common Application Instructor Evaluations
- A statement from your class dean, registrar, or college advisor verifying that you are in good standing and entitled to honorable dismissal - or - the Common Application College Official's Form
Admission to Saint Anselm is competitive. The Admission committee evaluates your application based on several factors: the rigor of your high school and current college curriculum; academic achievement; standardized testing (optional); writing ability; co-curricular activities, particularly evidence of leadership; and letters of recommendation from your academic professors.
At minimum high school studies should include:
- Completion of no fewer than 16 acceptable unit of secondary school coursework or equivalent
- Four years of English
- Three or more years of a laboratory science
- Three of more years of mathematics
- Two or more years of social science and additional credit electives
- No fewer than two years of a single foreign language; however, students are better served if they have completed three or four years of foreign language study