Transfer Student FAQ

How many classes can I transfer to W&J?
You can transfer up to 16 classes or 64 credits.

Can someone review my transcript to see what classes will transfer?
Yes. Please request an official transcript from each college you attended be sent to:

Karen Gerardi
Office of Admission
Washington & Jefferson College
60 South Lincoln Street
Washington, PA 15301

Can I get credit for AP classes?
Yes, typically students must score a 4 or better on an AP exam to be considered for credit.

Will I have an advisor?
Yes, every transfer student will have an advisor.

Is financial aid available for transfer students?
Yes! All accepted full time students are evaluated for need based aid if they complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

Are transfer students considered for merit-based scholarships?
Yes, all accepted full-time transfer students are automatically considered for merit-based scholarships!

What are the housing options at W&J?
All students are guaranteed housing on campus. There are a variety of different options including theme housing, traditional residence halls, and suite-style living. Check out all of our residence halls!

What are the guidelines for living off campus?
Residence Life outlines the requirements for living off-campus.

Are there competitive sports at W&J?
Yes! W&J is an NCAA Division III school and offers 26 competitive opportunities in varsity sports for men and women. Visit Athletics for more information. We also offer a variety of intramural sports at W&J!

Are there a variety of student run clubs and organizations on campus?
There are over eighty student run clubs and organizations on campus. W&J students are very involved both inside and outside of the classroom. Take a look at all of the student activities here at W&J!

What can I do with my major?
Check out this helpful database from Career Services. If you’re not sure what you want to major or what career you want to pursue, reference Advantage W&J for examples of career paths taken by former and current W&J students.

Can W&J help me find an internship?
Of course! The Office of Career Services can help you find internship opportunities, design a resume, and create the perfect personal statement.