Ready to transfer? We Think so!

Transferring from one institution to another involves preparation. At Southeast, we will assist you every step of the way. A transfer admission counselor is available to provide one-on-one guidance throughout the transfer process.

dates to know

Don't lose track of time, apply today or up to a year before you start. We recommend the following dates to ensure a smooth transfer to Southeast:

Apply For Admission

Fall: July 1st

Spring: November 1st

Summer: March 1st

Apply for Admission
Enroll in Courses

Fall Registration: Early April

Spring Registration: Early November

Summer Registration: Mid-February

plan your transfer

Utilize our online tools to plan your transfer!

If you have an Associate of Arts degree from a regionally accredited community college, you will have completed the General Education program at Southeast. It is important to note that some majors require specific General Education courses to fulfill degree requirements; view our degree maps for more information.

cost & scholarships

If you have the will, we have the way! Southeast is more affordable than you think and we award over 1,100 endowed scholarships each year. But that's not all! Check out the links below for more transfer scholarship opportunities.

student admission

In order to be considered for admission, you must submit these items:

  • Application for Admission
  • $30 non-refundable application fee
  • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended

To be admitted, you must meet the following admission criteria:

  • Cumulative 2.0 college GPA
  • 24 or more academic, transferable college hours
  • Meet beginning freshman admission requirements

If you are not in good academic standing at your last accredited college/university, please contact Brooke Lockhart, Assistant Director of Admissions for Transfer Recruitment at 573.651.2957 or


Upon admission to Southeast, you may complete the Contract for University Housing online through your student portal.

  • Transfer students with fewer than 57 transferrable hours are required to live in University housing
  • A $150 housing deposit is required
  • December 1st is the recommended Housing Contract completion date
  • There are 8 themed/learning communities including one for transfer students

If you have questions regarding the University's residency requirements, please contact the Office of Residence Life at 573.651.2274 or

Residence Life
next steps

What are you waiting for? Follow these steps to start your southeast experience!

  1. Apply for admission
  2. Submit FAFSA
  3. Complete University Housing Contract (if applicable)
  4. Apply for scholarships
  5. Accept financial aid awards and scholarships (if applicable)
  6. Attend transfer orientation OR contact your academic advisor

Note: Admission to the University does not indicate admission to programs that have additional admission criteria and/or specific prerequisites. For information on admission to programs, refer to our Undergraduate Bulletin.

Transfer Student Contact Information

Brooke Lockhart
P| 573.651.2957
C| 573.275.4409
F| 573.651.5936

Lynnette Ramsey
P| 573.651.5942
C| 573.275.4348
F| 573.651.5936