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Transferring to Trine University


Trine University welcomes transfer students. Transfer students from junior colleges, community colleges, and other accredited institutions of higher learning share their diverse experiences in the classroom and enhance the academic experience for all students at Trine.

How does Trine define a transfer student? A transfer student is anyone who has taken any classes for college credit beginning the fall semester following his or her high school graduation.

Ready to take the next step? Our application is free and online.

Spring 2020, Summer 2020, Fall 2020
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Main Campus transfer application information

We will need the following items for admission consideration:

The Trine University transfer application is free and there’s no essay!

High School & College Transcripts
Request official transcripts from your high school and any college or university attended to be sent to:

Office of Admission
ATTN: Transfer Admission
Trine University
1 University Ave
Angola, IN 46703

If it has been three years or less since you graduated from high school, we will need your ACT and SAT scores.

High school students need to take the American College Test (ACT) and/or the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and request that scores be sent to Trine University. Our code numbers are 1250 for the ACT and 1811 for the SAT. NOTE: The writing section of the ACT and SAT are optional.

Admission requirements for transfer students

Transferring Credits

  • Credits earned from a regionally accredited institution and completed with a grade of "C" or better may be transferred. All accepted credits may not count toward the specific degree requirements of the chosen major.
  • Only credits attempted and earned at Trine are used to determine the GPA.
  • Credit acceptance is determined by the Chair of the appropriate department. A credit evaluation will be completed and sent to the student after all appropriate documents and official transcripts have been received.
  • Trine uses the A = 4.0 grading system.
  • To be eligible for a baccalaureate degree, a student must earn a minimum of 30 credits at Trine. Thirty of the last 60 credits of a four-year degree program must be taken at Trine.
  • To be eligible for an associate degree, a student must earn a minimum of 15 credits at Trine. Fifteen of the last 30 credits of a two-year degree program must be taken at Trine.

Learn more about our transfer agreements and transfer relationships.

For more information:

Jessica Bremer, Director of Transfer Admission
260.665.4819 | bremerj@trine.edu