Madonna University welcomes transfer students for admission into our tight-knit, supportive community, helping them to realize their potential and achieve their academic and professional goals. With over 100 degree programs and an array of student involvement opportunities and academic support services, transfer students seamlessly transition to Madonna University.
The Madonna Admissions team understands the unique needs of transfer students and are ready to help you navigate the process. If you need assistance as you submit your transfer application, please contact our Office of Admissions at 734-432-5339 to speak with a Transfer Admissions Officer who can discuss specific transfer guides and any questions you may have about the transfer process.
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The Office of Admissions conducts a holistic review of each applicant, ensuring they are a best-fit for success in our community. We do this by assessing academic achievement, community experience, and extracurricular involvement.
Transfer applicants must meet the following standards to be considered for admission:
*Please note that applicants whose credentials do not satisfy the above criteria but whose maturity indicates potential for success are eligible for provisional admission.
Students interested in applying for transfer admission to Madonna University are required to submit the following:
Students interested in transferring to Madonna University can review their completed coursework at their current institution as well as AP and IB courses to evaluate potential transferable credits through our course equivalencies guide.
If your college is not currently included in our transfer equivalency guide, please contact our Office of Admissions at 734-432-5339 or firstname.lastname@example.org to have your credits reviewed.
Madonna University participates in the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) to facilitate transfer from Michigan community colleges. The MTA allows students to complete general education courses at participating institutions in Michigan.
A minimum of 30 credits must be taken at the community college to satisfy MTA, including:
With completion of MTA, Madonna University recognizes that the Core Courses component of graduation requirements has been completed. Note that the student’s official transcript from the two-year institution must indicate that the MTA has been satisfied.
Madonna University has partnered with many two year colleges to increase the ease of transfer between the two institutions through established articulation agreements and transfer guides. Articulation agreements and transfer guides outline a clear pathway for applicants to transfer credit to Madonna University and are reviewed on a regular basis to reflect the most accurate and up-to-date course listings.
Please click on the link below to determine if there is an existing articulation agreement or transfer guide for the program you are interested in pursuing at Madonna University.
Madonna University has been named a “Military Friendly School” three years in a row by GI Jobs and the Michigan Department of Veteran Affairs. We highly encourage veterans to have their Joint Services Transcript (JST) submitted during the admission process to maximize the use of their military training and experience. We will accept up to 60 credits of military credit towards a bachelor's degree. Visit the JST website to request your official transcript.
Madonna University is proud to be one of the most affordable private, liberal arts schools in the country with our tuition being half the national average for similar institutions. We are committed to helping transfer students complete their bachelor’s degree and achieve their goals at Madonna. To do so, financial aid, including scholarships and grants, is available to eligible transfer students. Learn more about financial aid opportunities at Madonna University.
Are you a transfer student ready to transfer to Madonna University? RSVP for our Coffee and Chat 1-1 admissions appointments where you can bring your own coffee to a phone or virtual appointment or come to out Livonia campus for a coffee treat, the choice is yours!
Every Tuesday and Friday
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