Transfer students

Welcome, future Buckeye! Regardless of where you started, you can graduate a Buckeye. Follow these directions to transfer to Ohio State Newark.

Admission criteria

You are a transfer applicant if you attended another university after graduating from high school.

Most transfer students are Ohio residents enrolling at Ohio State Newark. Note: Out-of-state residents who wish to transfer to Ohio State Newark typically need to find off-campus housing and pay out-of-state tuition.

If, at the time of application, you have earned at least a 2.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) on college coursework completed after high school graduation, we will review your academic performance in college to determine your eligibility for admission.

of transfer students come from other four-year universities
of transfer students come from community colleges
age range of transfer students

Steps to enroll

Two students sit side-by-side at a desk with open laptops looking up to the front of the classroom

Transfer student information session

Learn about the application process, financial aid and important deadlines for transfer students.

Transfer credit

“I haven't been in school for about 7 years…. It feels great to be learning and growing academically again. Teachers are very accessible, and genuinely care about my academic success.”

Transfer Student D. H.

“The faculty have made the transition as smooth as possible and made me feel comfortable to ask for help if I need it. This has been a great experience so far and I am grateful to be a part of such a wonderful university.”

Transfer Student Z. M.

“The transfer orientation process was really exciting. During this time, I got to meet other transfer students. It was great knowing that there were students just like me who would be attending the Newark campus.”

Transfer Student E. L.