Transfer Students

The 2015 Spring and Fall application is now available.

We are happy you are here! A transfer student is one who has earned college units after graduating from high school, or a high school graduate who is currently in the process of earning college units. To apply to Biola as a transfer student, follow the steps below:

  • Steps to Apply

    1. Complete and submit your official application for admission.

    2. Submit a non-refundable $55 application fee.

    3. Submit an official transcript from each high school and each college attended. Transcripts will be considered official only when sent directly from the institution to Biola.

    4. If you have completed less than 15 transferable units post high school, submit your SAT or ACT scores.

    5. Be mindful of Biola's application deadlines.

  • Transfer Student Admissions Requirements

    • You must be a believer in the Christian faith.
    • You must have at least a 2.5 cumulative college GPA.
    • You must have graduated from high school or earned an equivalent degree (GED).
    • If you have fewer than 15 semester units post high school, then you must apply as a transfer student and meet the admission requirements for First-Time College Students.
  • Community College Transfers

    • California Transfer Students

      Students are allowed to transfer a maximum of 70 units from a community college. There are three ways to determine if units are transferable to Biola.

      1. Follow Biola's Undergrad Pre-Approved Courses and Degree Requirement Sheets.
      2. Familiarize yourself with the IGETC and the details of Biola's Transfer Policy.
      3. Contact your Transfer Admissions Counselor with questions.
    • Out of State Transfer Students

      Students are allowed to transfer a maximum of 70 units from a community college. There are three ways to determine if units are transferable to Biola.

      1. Become familiar with your general education pattern via Biola's Degree Requirement Sheets.
      2. Find classes at your current institution that are equivalent to the general education classes listed on your Degree Requirement Sheet.
      3. Contact your Transfer Admissions Counselor to get your general education classes pre-approved before registering at your current college.
  • Four Year Transfers

    Students are allowed to transfer unlimited units from a four year accredited institution. There are three ways to determine if units are transferable to Biola.

    1. Become familiar with you general education pattern via Biola's Degree Requirement Sheets.
    2. Find classes at your current institution that are equivalent to the general education classes listed on your Degree Requirement Sheet.
    3. Contact your Transfer Admissions Counselor to get your general education classes pre-approved before registering at your current college.
  • Bible Bridge Program

    Student must take at least 15 of the 30 required units of Biblical Studies at Biola University. Biola offers the Bible Bridge Program as a unique way to get a head start on the Bible requirement. If you are accepted for the upcoming school year, then Bible Bridge may be an option for you. You may want to inquire quickly since space is limited.

 

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