Continuing your journey
We're excited that you're interested in continuing your educational journey with MVNU.
Students transferring from another institution should follow MVNU's standard admissions process. Additionally, official academic transcripts must be sent directly to Mount Vernon Nazarene University from each previous institution attended.
Academic standing is determined from these transcripts, subject to the following conditions:
Transfer credit from other regionally accredited institutions may be granted for courses that apply to MVNU academic programs.
Credit from non-regionally accredited institutions is evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
Transfer credit applicable to MVNU’s general education core will be granted for courses in which a grade of C- or better was earned.
MVNU requires a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 in order to be accepted as a transfer from another institution.
Students on academic or disciplinary probation or dismissal from another institution must contact the Admissions Office to determine the necessary steps to be considered for admission to Mount Vernon Nazarene University. The Admissions and Recruitment Committee makes the final decision.
Am I a transfer student?
If you have earned college credit after high school graduation at 100 level or higher, then you are considered a transfer student at MVNU. Students who have earned college credit concurrently during high school from programs such as post-secondary enrollment options or dual enrollment are considered first-time freshmen upon entry to MVNU.
How do I know what transfers?
Have you already completed some college course work? Are you wondering how your credits will transfer and your estimated time to graduation? Asking advising questions before coming to MVNU is key to a smooth transfer. There are a few ways for you to receive feedback on what will transfer:
Download our Transfer Equivalency Guide
Visit campus: If interested, we would love for you to come for a personalized Campus Visit. We can set you up with professors, students, and a full-day MVNU experience. Personal visits are also available with Financial Aid, specific classrooms and the registrar to talk about transfer credit. Please call us at 1.866.462.6868 option #1 to schedule your visit or register online.
Commonly known as "2+2," these ready-made agreements ensure that credits from the following schools are already aligned with our requirements in selected programs.
Click on the school logo for the school's website; click this link for course equivalencies between MVNU and the respective schools.