Transfer Students

Transfer students make up 30% of Belhaven's student population. This number might seem high, but these students have discovered something about Belhaven that they haven't found elsewhere. It might be the 12:1 student to faculty ratio, the emphasis on the biblical worldview, or the affordable, accredited degree programs. No matter how you look at it, students are flocking to Belhaven from both two-year and four-year institutions -don't you think it's time to find out why? Schedule a visit with your Admission Counselor today: 800-960-5940 or

Why do students transfer to Belhaven?

  • They get a seamless entry into their chosen major.
  • Belhaven has a liberal transfer credit policy, allowing students to maximize the number of transfer credits reducing the time to graduation.
  • Majors that are relevant to the job market and serve as sound preparation to gain entry to graduate and professional schools.
  • A robust transfer financial aid program that makes a premier Christian education affordable including a $15,000 PTK Scholarship if the student lives on campus.
  • The ability to earn a full tuition scholarship for graduate study. See the Free Master's page for details.

Steps to Apply:

Step 1: Complete the admission application.

Step 2: Request and submit transcripts from all institutions attended.

  • A minimum 2.0 GPA on at least 12 hours of transferable academic courses is required for admission review.

Step 3: Fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

Step 4: Schedule a visit to Belhaven.

  • Visit Belhaven and receive a $1,000 scholarship toward your first year!

Other requested items:

  • Proof of 2 Mumps/Measles/Rubella Immunizations
  • For scholarship purposes, an official ACT or SAT score report and high school transcript if you've attempted less than 30 credit hours may be requested. Belhaven's ACT institutional code is 2180; its SAT code is 1055. Minimum requirement for automatic acceptance is 18 ACT composite or 960 combined critical reading and math SAT score.
  • An essay, interview, and letter of recommendation may be submitted voluntarily by the student or may be requested by the admission office if student does not meet minimum requirements for acceptance.

Non-Degree Students

  • Completed admission application
  • $25 application fee - online payment form
  • Letter of good standing or transcript from last college attended.
  • Please note: After attempting 9 semester hours, students must apply for admission as a degree seeking student or make a request to continue as a special student.

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