Why Transfer to W&J?

W&J is Affordable

Part of ensuring your success is making sure you can afford the education you want. At W&J, we do that by working with students individually to get you as much financial support as possible. Transfer students qualify for the same merit-based scholarships available for first-year students, including the W&J Thrive Scholarship, our highest merit scholarship awarded to students who are committed to being leaders. Once you’re here, you’ll also have access to financial support for off-campus internships and research opportunities, including the Magellan Project, which provides funding for students to take on research projects of their own design, anywhere in the world. Learn more about W&J’s financial aid.


of W&J Students receive at least $6,000 in scholarships


of Financial Aid awarded as "gift aid" - No Repayment Required From W&J

Apply Now as a Transfer Student

Ready to apply? We welcome applications from transfer students from both two and four year accredited institutions and are committed to helping you every step of the way.

Students work in a chemistry lab in Swanson Science Center as seen October 21, 2019 during the Creosote Affects photo shoot at Washington & Jefferson College.

Professional Readiness

With more than 80 programs to choose from you can build your own academic path at W&J, but academics are just the first step in making sure you’re ready for success. W&J provides professional readiness, as well as outstanding teaching, advising, mentoring, and ethical leadership development. You can count on our faculty to help you find internships that are right for you, many of them in the labs and offices of our supportive alumni. When you’re ready for the job hunt, our Center for Professional Pathways team will step up to ensure your success.

Realize Your Full Potential

At W&J, we want to learn about who you are, what dreams you have, and what we can do to get you where you want to go. W&J fosters a supportive, diverse culture where all members of the community are valued, included, and able to realize their full potential. Our faculty, staff, and alumni are actively involved with our students, ready to offer support, guidance, resources and networking opportunities to help you succeed. We’d love to talk more! Connect with Samuel Stanton in our Office of Admission to start the conversation.

Graduates walk to the James David Ross Family Recreation Center before the Commencement ceremony May 18, 2019 on the campus of Washington & Jefferson College.


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Let’s Talk About Transferring

Our Admission counselors are ready to help you get started at W&J. Please fill out the below form to tell us a little more about you, and how you’d like to hear from us.

Our Value Proposition

Investing to effectively prepare our students to take on the world's most pressing challenges as skillful, exceptional leaders with great integrity and a driving sense of higher purpose

Have Questions?

Check out the Transfer Student FAQ page to get your questions answered.

Transfer Admission Deadlines

Rolling Admission (No Deadline)

Articulation Agreements

  • Articulation Agreement with CCAC - under revision
  • CCAC Advising Guide - under revision
  • WCCC Advising Guide - under revision
  • WCCC Articulation Agreement

Transfer Credit

It is very important that the courses you have completed prior to coming to W&J are reviewed before a determination can be made that you will receive course credit for them. If you would like to know what courses may be accepted please contact Samuel Stanton, Assistant Director of Admission, in our Office of Admission. The Registrar’s Office, in conjunction with the Office of Academic Affairs and department chairs, will determine which courses will transfer into W&J. Any course accepted from another college will be recorded as credit by the Registrar.

Washington & Jefferson College typically accepts three-or four-credit college-level academic courses (with course descriptions similar to W&J offerings) with grades of a C- or above from an accredited institution for transfer credit. No more than 16 courses from other institutions may be applied toward W&J's graduation requirements. Only grades attained at W&J will be used to compute a student's grade point average. A student must complete 16 courses at W&J to obtain a degree.

Apply Now as a Transfer Student

Ready to apply? We welcome applications from transfer students from both two and four year accredited institutions and are committed to helping you every step of the way. We encourage you to visit campus and get to know W&J! Prospective transfer students should submit the transfer clearance form and may also apply using the Common Application.

Steps After You Apply

Send the following items from your High School
Official High School Transcript
Your high school may send an official copy, or you can have them sent directly from the testing site.Official SAT/ACT Scores (unless you have applied as Score Optional)
To send your SAT scores, go to www.collegeboard.org and use school code 2967. To send your ACT scores, go to www.act.org and use school code 3746.
Send the following items from your College
Official College Transcript (from all colleges attended)

Transfer Clearance Form (from the academic dean at your most recent college)


Admission House
130 E Wheeling St.

Admission House


Samuel Stanton
Senior Assistant Director of Admission for
Transfer Students

Email: sstanton@washjeff.edu
Phone: 724-223-6025 ext. 6879