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 for all undergraduate applicants.

When to Apply

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 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.




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.

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)
  • 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


North Carolina Community Colleges Transfer Equivalency List

Download Transfer Guide PDFs: