Transfer students 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 and test scores may also be reviewed.


Upcoming Admission Dates

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

Semester Semester Start Admitted By
Summer 2023 May 22

May 12

Fall 2023 August 28

August 18

Spring 2024 January 16

January 6


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.


Admission Materials Needed


Transfer applicants must submit an online OR printed 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.

  • Online application: Click here to submit online application
  • Print Applications Printed 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



Transfer applicants must submit official college transcripts from all schools attended.

If the previous school offers an electronic transcript submission option, request that your official transcripts be sent to

Mailed official college transcripts should be sent from the school(s) to:

ATTN: Office of Admission
Mount St. Joseph University
5701 Delhi Road
Cincinnati, OH 45233-1670
Note: Transfer credits are only accepted from regionally accredited institutions.



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



**Transfer applicants with less than 12 semester hours of transferable post-secondary credits must also submit requirements for entering first-year students as listed below:


Mail high school transcripts to:
ATTN: Office of Admission
Mount St. Joseph University
5701 Delhi Road
Cincinnati, OH 45233-1670

---ACT & SAT  test scores
-The Mount must receive ACT and/or SAT results if taken within the last 4 years, either directly from SAT/ACT or from official high school transcripts. (Mount ACT code: 3254 Mount SAT code: 1129).

---Accuplacer test score -Applicants without ACT or SAT scores taken within the last four years, must complete an Accuplacer test from the MSJ Learning Center. MSJ Learning Center currently offers a remote version of the test available through Examity testing services. Contact the Learning Center & Disability Services at or 514-244-4202 to schedule.
When applicable, U.S. permanent residents must submit a copy of their permanent resident ID (green card).


At Mount St. Joseph University, we are committed to the success of our students. That’s why we make it simple for you to apply online.

Majors, Minors, and Programs

The University offers 39 undergraduate degree programs and two associate degree programs taught by 120 full-time faculty members.