Make Your Home at Salem College as a Transfer Student

Are you considering transferring to Salem College? We welcome the drive and personal insight that it takes to make such a decision, and we want to provide you with all the information you need for a smooth transition.

If you are interested in transferring to Salem College, please take a moment to review our minimum requirements below. While you will be evaluated primarily on your college-level performance, you must still meet the requirements of all undergraduate applicants.

Minimum Requirements for Undergraduate Admissions & Transfer Applications

The following are our minimum requirements for undergraduate transfer students:

  • 4 English Credits
  • 2 Foreign Language Credits (must be the same foreign language)
  • 2 Math Credits (must include Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra III)
  • 3 Science Credits
  • 2 Social Studies Credits (includes history, psychology, economics, and/or government)
  • Scores from SAT I or ACT
  • Information concerning extracurricular activities, as well as your academic and personal qualifications

In addition to providing the records above, as part of your Salem transfer application, you will need to include the following documents:

  • An official transcript from each college you have attended (transcripts must be sent directly from each previous college)
  • A Dean's Release Form, completed by the Dean of Students of the most recent college attended
  • A minimum 2.0 grade point average out of a 4.0 scale for your completed college-level coursework
  • A final transcript at the end of the semester for courses in which you are currently enrolled

When to Apply as a Transfer Student in Winston-Salem

Since we use a rolling admissions process, there are no formal deadlines for applying to Salem College. However, to be considered for the upcoming semester, we recommend that you apply by:

  • December 1 for January Term and spring semesters
  • June 1 for the fall semester

Begin Your Salem College Transfer Student Application

To get started on the path to becoming a Salem College transfer student in Winston-Salem, NC, make sure to check out our departments and programs and consider contacting a member of our admissions staff to set up a personal interview. While it’s not required, an interview provides you the opportunity to meet with a staff member in our Admissions Office, speak with our students and professors, sit in on a class, and tour our beautiful campus.

When you’re ready to apply, you can use one of the methods below:

NOTE: If you are interested in transferring to Salem's Graduate Studies or Teacher Licensure program, please contact the Education Department at 336-721-2658.

Salem College welcomes applications from transfer students in Winston-Salem, NC, and beyond.