Transfer Admissions

Approximately 40% of Southern’s student body consists of transfer students who already have some level of higher education experience prior to attending Southern. As a university, we are dedicated to making this transition a positive experience. We welcome applications from students who see great potential in themselves and are ready to make a change. We’ll help you reach your goals and offer you a rich experience along your educational journey.




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Important Dates

To ensure that you have the best possible start to your semester, the Admissions Office will follow the below timelines.

Fall 2021

Fall 2021 preferred deadlines for best course availability and selections are:

Application deadline:  August 6, 2021

Admission deadline:  August 13, 2021

Course registration deadline:  August 25, 2021

Classes begin:  August 26, 2021

Reasons to Shout "I'm an Owl!"

  • Streamlined transfer application: no essay or letters of recommendation required!
  • On-the-spot admission days throughout the year streamline your time spent getting ready. 
  • One-on-one advisement and secondary transfer evaluations ensure maximum credit transfers. 
  • Financial literacy advisement is available year round to help you plan for your investment. 
  • World language requirement waiver for 60+ credits 
  • Veteran-dedicated services

Transfer Student Services

The Office of Transfer Student Services can assist you with your transition to Southern Connecticut State University. Visit Transfer Student Services.