Transferring to IUP Pays Off

Your education should move you ahead, and costs shouldn’t hold you back. When you transfer to IUP, you can build your future with a degree that sets you apart. Choose from 100+ majors and build your own path, with the support of expert professors who are ready to help you succeed. Come to IUP with all that’s shaped and inspired you and see where IUP can help you go. 

How to Transfer Your Credits

We know how serious you are about staying on track and making your existing credits count when you decide to transfer. So, we’ll work with you to apply the credits you’ve already earned to your IUP education. Use our credit evaluation tool to easily find any classes that will transfer, but don’t hesitate to reach out directly so we can help you continue to move forward. 

Find Your Major—or Discover a New One

IUP can be your launchpad to reaching your goals, and it all starts with the program you choose to study. Browse our programs, including 100+ majors along with many other minors and certificates that help you get ahead in your field or discover new opportunities.

Find the right fit for your path. Explore IUP’s extensive list of majors.

Choose one of the following ways to discover your major or degree here at IUP.

Scholarships for Transfer Students

At IUP, we’ll do our best to ensure that completing your bachelor’s degree is as affordable as possible. Every full-time transfer student is automatically considered for an IUP Transfer Scholarship, which ranges from $2,500 to $4,000 based on your GPA and the number of credits earned when you apply. That’s in addition to the 20% tuition reduction beginning fall 2022 for Pennsylvania undergraduate students.

How to Apply as a Transfer Student

Learn whether you qualify as a transfer applicant, when to apply, and your requirements to be admitted to IUP. Then, read about your next steps after the application, from the official credit evaluation to accessing the MyIUP student portal and registering for classes.

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Request More Info or Apply

Take the first steps to becoming an IUP student. Request more information or use our easy online application system. You won't need SAT or ACT scores, and you won't need to pay an application fee to get accepted and qualify for scholarships at IUP.

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Community College Guides, Articulations, and Collaboratives

Make your move from a community college to IUP. We’ve already arranged partnerships with several community colleges around Pennsylvania, establishing collaborative agreements for special programs.

Dual Admission Program with Westmoreland College

Our partnership with Westmoreland is about building a partnership with you.

That's why we've set up the relationship to be student-centered and streamlined. You can look forward to a smooth transition from Westmoreland to IUP, earning both your degrees while enjoying the many advantages of this unique program.

Meet Your Transfer Counselor

Bill SandsBill Sands

Transfer counselor for students whose last name begins with A-L

Lori RolesLori Roles

Transfer counselor for students whose last name begins with M-Z

As a transfer student, you need guidance. Our transfer counselors are here to help.

We offer several programs that you are encouraged to attend. But if those programs don't fit your schedule, you can book an available appointment with your transfer counselor. Your counselor is determined by the first letter of your last name. For example, if your last name is Doe, that means Bill Sands is your counselor.

Select the link for your counselor and choose an available appointment. Then, your counselor will confirm the appointment.