Transfer Application Process

Wagner College will consider qualified students who wish to transfer from a college that is accredited by a regional Association of Colleges and Universities. Full junior status may be awarded to students who have earned an associate's degree from an accredited two year college. Transcripts are evaluated by the registrar for credit transfer only after a student has been admitted to the College.

Scholarship available for Phi Theta Kappa students
Wagner College offers an unlimited number of renewable $4,000 per year ($2,000 per semester) scholarships for members of Phi Theta Kappa. Part-time students and students with previous bachelor's degrees are not eligible. Proof of Phi Theta Kappa membership is required.
 

Which of the following best describes you?

I have less than one year of college work completed (less than 28 credit hours or 9 units)

  • Spring Priority Deadline: December 15
  • Fall Priority Deadline: March 15
Students wishing to transfer with less than one year of college completed must also submit their high school records for review. The checklist below outlines the necessary materials for transferring. Please note: Students who were initially denied admission to Wagner College are required to complete one year of college before reapplying.
Please submit all of the following items:
  • Common Application or Wagner College Application
  • Personal statement/essay
  • Official College or University transcript
  • Official High School Transcript(s)
  • Official Test Scores (SAT or ACT) - optional
    • SAT CEEB code: 2966
    • ACT code: 2984
  • Two letters of recommendation (one must be from a faculty member of your current institution)
  • Admissions Interview (recommended, not required)
  • $60 non-refundable application fee
I have more than one year of college work completed

  • Spring Priority Deadline: December 15
  • Fall Priority Deadline: March 15
Transfer students may apply for either the fall or spring semesters at Wagner. Students with more than one year of college completed need not submit a secondary school records. It is encouraged that student submit descriptions of the courses taken at the current institution to be used by Wagner's registrar during the credit evaluation process. Below is a checklist of necessary application materials, please contact the Admissions Office with questions.
Please submit all of the following items:
  • Common Application or Wagner College Application
  • Personal statement/essay
  • Official College or University transcript
  • Two letters of recommendation (one must be from a faculty member of your current institution)
  • Admissions Interview (recommended, not required)
  • $60 non-refundable application fee
I plan to transfer into the Physician Assistant program

  • Deadline: February 15
Click here to learn more about to apply to the Physician Assistant program, including admissions requirements and pre-requisites.
Further information regarding Wagner College's Physician Assistant program and eligibility requirements may be found on the Physician Assistant Department page.
The Physician Assistant program is a combined BS/MS degree program. Students who meet eligibility requirements and have taken all pre-requisites may be eligible for the clinical phase of the program. Other students may be required to take science and liberal arts requirements prior to beginning the clinical phase.  This program only admits students for the fall semester.
The Admissions Office will conduct an academic clearance, and those students who pass the clearance will be invited to campus for a required interview.

I plan to transfer into the Nursing program

There are a vareity of paths for post-secondary students who wish to pursue a degree in Nursing.  Learn more about each program, including admissions requirements and pre-requisites.
Further information regarding Wagner College's nursing programs and eligibility requirements may be found on the Nursing Department site.

I plan to transfer into the Theatre or Design/Technology/Management Program

  • Deadline: February 15
The Theatre program at Wagner is a Bachelor of Arts program in either Theatre and Speech or Design/Technology/Management. Learn more about these programs.  This program only admits students for the fall semester. Between mid-February and mid-March, the Admissions Office will conduct an academic clearance, and those students who pass the clearance will be invited to campus for a required audition or interview.
Please be sure to declare Theatre or Design/Technology/Management as your major on your application. If you list another major on the application, the Admissions Office will not know that you intend to audition or interview, and you will be reviewed as an Undecided student.
Students are also encouraged to audition for the Music Scholarship, and to research alternative Theatre-based options: Arts Administration (a combination of Theatre and Business) and Theatre Studies.
Please submit all of the following items:
  • Common Application or Wagner College Application
  • Personal statement/essay
  • Official College Transcript(s)
  • Official High School Transcript(s) (Only required for applicants with less than 28 credits/9 units)
  • Official Test Scores (SAT or ACT) (Only suggested for applicants with less than 28 credits/9 units)
    • SAT CEEB code: 2966
    • ACT code: 2984
  • Two letters of recommendation (at least one must be from a faculty member from student's current institution)
  • Admissions Interview (recommended, not required)
  • $60 non-refundable application fee
I am a transfer student applying for the Music Scholarship

  • Deadline: February 15
The Music Scholarship is intended for any student, regardless of major, who wishs to pursue a music interest, either vocal or instrumental. Students need not major or minor in Music to receive the Music Scholarship. To retain the scholarship, students are required to participate in an ensemble and take private lessons. To be considered, students must audition with the Music Department.
The Admissions Office will conduct an academic clearance, and those students who pass the clearance will be invited to campus for a required audition.
Please submit all of the following items:
  • Common Application or Wagner College Application
  • Personal statement/essay
  • Official College Transcript(s)
  • Official High School Transcript(s) (Only required for applicants with less than 28 credits/9 units)
  • Official Test Scores (SAT or ACT) (Only suggested for applicants with less than 28 credits/9 units)
    • SAT CEEB code: 2966
    • ACT code: 2984
  • Two letters of recommendation (at least one must be from a faculty member from student's current institution)
  • Admissions Interview (recommended, not required)
  • $60 non-refundable application fee