Transfer to Saint Mary’s

We have space available for students who are looking for the right fit.

Have you decided you want to come to Saint Mary's? We welcome applications from transfer students throughout the year - no need to wait to apply. Transfer students can begin classes at our Winona campus to begin in either our fall or spring semesters. 

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Transfer Applicant Checklist

  • Saint Mary’s University application or Common Application
  • Official transcripts from every technical college, community college, and/or university previously attended
  • Official high school transcripts (required for students who have completed less than 24 college credits post graduation)
  • Official ACT or SAT test scores (optional)
  • Letter of recommendation (optional)
  • Dean of Students Form (PDF)

Get an On-the-Spot Admission Decision!

Transfer On-The-Spot Decision interviews allow students transferring from another college/university to visit with an admission counselor who will review your application and required documents. Contact the Admission Office to schedule an appointment. You will receive a decision on-the-spot upon your arrival to campus, pending your submission of the online Saint Mary’s University Application or the Common Application at least three days prior of your appointment. All official required documents listed above in the Transfer Applicant Checklist are necessary in order to receive an admission decision.

Transfer Credit Checklist

  • College courses 100 level or above
  • Comparable to Saint Mary’s University offerings
  • Courses graded C/2.0 or higher

Transfer Student Scholarships

Saint Mary's is proud to support undergraduate students in their academic journeys with financial support. There are several scholarships available exclusively to transfer students.

Learn about our scholarships.

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