Transfer Students

Complete Your Degree with Transfer-Friendly Marian University

Are you ready to transfer your credits and finish your degree? If yes, you probably have one or more common reasons for doing so:

  • You’re looking for a fresh start.
  • The college you started with wasn’t a good fit.
  • You’ve completed credits at a technical or community college.
  • You took a break from college to deal with life situations.
  • College didn’t fit into your life, so you focused on other things.

Whatever your reason, Marian University is here to welcome you. We’ll help you succeed through personal attention and support in financial aid, credit transfer, academics, and more.

Are you ready?

For more information, fill out the “Learn More About Completing Your Degree” form on this page and our transfer specialist will contact you. When you’re ready to apply, apply for free.

Learn More About Completing Your Degree at Marian University

Jodi Hartzell, Director of Transfer Enrollment at Marian University.

Jody Hartzell
Director of Transfer Enrollment

Application Requirements

The application is FREE and so is the support of a Marian transfer specialist who can help you gather everything you need to apply before you get started.


  • Official college transcripts (from each school attended; include all credits earned during/after high school).

  • Official high school transcript (not required if 30+ college credits earned.) Please allow up to 2 weeks for processing after you make a request to send transcripts to Marian.

  • Cumulative college/university GPA = 2.0 or above.

  • High school academic record will be considered if less than 15 college credits have been earned.

Meet Your Transfer Specialist

Take advantage of a streamlined admission process created to help students like you who are thinking about changing schools or restarting their college journey. There’s a lot to consider while you are working, taking care of a family, or still studying at your current school. That’s why we offer a dedicated transfer specialist who can take some of the load off. Your transfer specialist will get to know you and your past academic experience to better help you with:

  • Completing your FREE application

  • Gathering your transcripts

  • Applying for financial aid

  • Enrolling in classes

Let us help you get credit for as much of your previous coursework to meet your target graduation date!

Choose Your Major

Marian University offers more than 30 traditional, face-to-face programs for you to explore. Marian University faculty will support you and help you find a major that allows you to turn your passion into action.

Accepted Transfer Credits

Marian University accepts up to 90 transfer credits! We evaluate credit transfer for courses completed at colleges and universities accredited by a regional accrediting organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). We also have articulation agreements with other schools which make the transfer of earned credits to Marian much easier.

Paying for School

There are many options for you to pay for school at Marian University. We offer merit-based scholarships for transfer students who enroll full-time in an on-campus undergraduate program.

On-campus students are encouraged to apply for Financial Aid. Our federal school code is 003861.