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Transfer Admissions

Will My Credits Transfer?
Where Can I Live?
What Can I Get Involved In?

Application Requirements

To be considered for transfer admission, you must submit the following items:

  • The application and $35 non-refundable fee to the Office of Admissions.
  • Official transcripts from all colleges/universities you attended - sent directly by the your previous institution(s).
  • If you have completed less than 12 college credits, an official high school transcript will be required.
  • If you are applying to the Nursing (BSN) program for the fall of 2020, the application deadline will be March 1st.

  • We do not accept transfer applications for the following majors:

  • We are not accepting out of state nursing degrees or licenses at this time.
  • Medical Imaging (Unless you have a Rad. Tech. License)
  • Admission for the ASL/Interpreting program is wait list only
  • Admissions Timeline

    Transfer applicants are reviewed on a rolling basis until the major or semester reaches capacity and is closed.

    You are encouraged to apply early if you're considering a competitive major, as these programs fill up quickly and space is limited. Competitive majors include:

  • Speech Pathology
  • Biology
  • Health Science majors
  • Admission Criteria

    If you earned more than 12 college credits, you will be evaluated for admission based on your college transcripts. If you have not completed 12 college credits will be evaluated on both your high school and college transcripts and must meet the minimum admissions guidelines for freshman.

  • A college GPA of a 2.5 (or higher) is preferred for most majors.
  • A college GPA of a 3.0 is required for all applicants to programs in the College of Education
  • Additional Information

    If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact our Transfer Recruitment Staff:

  • Lindsey Meter, the Transfer Counselor for Northeast and Central PA and Non-PA Residents.
  • Georgette Brown, the Regional Counselor for the Harrisburg and Reading Areas.
  • Makeda Ellis, the Regional Counselor for the Philadelphia, Bucks, and Delaware counties..
  • Tom Gordon, the Regional Counselor for the Lehigh Valley, Northampton and Montgomery counties.
  • Interested in visiting campus? Register for a Transfer Day or Evening!

  • Transfer Days and Evenings are visitation opportunities designed specifically for prospective transfer students and are offered throughout the course of each semester. Our fall semester Transfer Days and Evenings are posted on our event calendar.
  • Terry and JoAnn Zeigler Scholarship

    Terry and JoAnn Zeigler Transfer Scholarship

    Recipients may receive up to $2,000 per semester, up to five semesters while attending Bloomsburg University.

    Scholarship Requirements:

    • attend a PA community college
    • be a PA resident
    • complete at least 45 credits
    • have financial need as demonstrated by FAFSA
    • pursue a business major
    • have a 3.0 or higher GPA
    • complete required essay