Instructions for transfer students applying to Mount St. Joseph University

Traditional transfer students (those out of high school for less than four years at the time of enrollment) who have completed the equivalent of 12 semester hours of college-level coursework, and have a 2.0 cumulative college GPA from a regionally-accredited college or university are normally admitted in good academic standing.  High school credentials may also be reviewed.

Are you a transfer student who graduated high school more than four years ago?  Please visit our Adult Students page.

Upcoming Admission Dates

Students must be admitted by the following dates for the upcoming semesters:

Semester Start Admitted By
January 11, 2016  January 1, 2016 
August 22, 2016 August 12, 2016

Note: The Office of Admission will not process undergraduate applications the week prior to class starting.

Students admitted by the deadline date, who want to register for classes the week before school starts, must already have their financial aid determined.


Traditional transfer applicants must send:

  • An application for admission, along with the $25 application fee (application fee is non-refundable and does not apply toward college expenses).
  • Students interested in completing a paper application may download a printable PDF version and submit it through the mail.

Print Applications

Print applications should be mailed with the $25 application fee to:

ATTN: Office of Admission
Mount St. Joseph University
5701 Delhi Road
Cincinnati, OH 45233-1670

Official College Transcript

An official, sealed transcript from all regionally accredited institutions attended must be mailed directly from the registrar’s office to:

ATTN: Office of Admission
Mount St. Joseph University
5701 Delhi Road
Cincinnati, OH 45233-1670

Official High School Transcript & Secondary School Report Form

Traditional Transfer applicants must submit official high school transcripts, and are encouraged to submit a secondary school report form:

  • Students should complete section I of the secondary school report form and submit the form to their high school counselor.  Counselors should complete section II and forward the form, along with the student's high school transcript to Mount St. Joseph University.  The high school transcript received must be final and official.

Mail High School Transcripts to:

ATTN: Office of Admission
Mount St. Joseph University
5701 Delhi Road
Cincinnati, OH 45233-1670

ACT and SAT Results

The Mount must receive all ACT and/or SAT results either directly from SAT/ACT or from official high school transcripts.

  • Mount ACT code: 3254
  • Mount SAT code: 1129

Letters of Recommendation

Letters of recommendation and personal essays may be included with the application, but are not required unless requested by the Office of Admission.


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