Transfer - Choosing a Transfer Destination
Set a Career Goal
The first step is to set a career goal for yourself. Without a career goal, it’s hard to know which institution is best for you. Some schools may not offer the major you want.
Research Transfer Destinations
There are many factors to consider when choosing a transfer destination. Size, location, programs, cost and many other factors may influence your decision. View this presentation for information you may want to consider.
Start your search by looking at college websites, then visit the colleges that interest you, and be sure to inquire about transfer scholarships.
- Online College Search Resources
- Campus Visits
Online information is a good start, but nothing compares to a good campus visit. Beyond taking the campus tour, see if you can sit in on a class or two, talk to students and faculty in your major, have your transcript evaluated, and ask about research and internship opportunities.
Guides to Campus Visits
- Transfer Scholarships
Most students need to consider costs in the selection process. Some institutions offer specific scholarships for transfer students. Learn about local transfer scholarships.