Mercyhurst University

Welcome, Transfer Students

Transferring Made Simple

Whether you’re transferring from a two-year or community college or a four-year institution, we appreciate your interest in Mercyhurst! As a Mercyhurst Laker, you’ll be part of a vibrant, lifelong academic community of scholars and alumni who are making a difference everywhere in the world.


Our transfer process is easy and straightforward, and we’ll work with you at every step of the way. Mercyhurst’s flexible core curriculum means we’ll accept the vast majority of academic credits that you’ve already earned. This ensures that transferring doesn’t set you back in your pursuit of a bachelor’s—you’ll graduate on schedule without spending extra time or money on your degree. 

Applying to Mercyhurst

We welcome transfer applications from bright, engaging students looking for an enriching undergraduate experience. Our online application is free and easy. You can apply for Fall or Spring term entry.

Will my credits transfer?

Mercyhurst is a fully accredited institution, which means most of your college credits earned at other accredited institutions will transfer with you. To determine which of your college credits will transfer and which equivalent courses you’ll receive credit for, sign up with Transferology, a free network service designed to help you explore your transfer options.

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Scholarships & Aid

As you explore your higher education options, we’re confident that when you consider affordability and availability of financial aid, Mercyhurst will stand out among our peers. We commit considerable institutional resources to mitigate college expenses for our families, giving us one of the lowest net tuitions in the region. To be considered for financial aid, you must re-file or submit a correction to your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and include Mercyhurst University. Our school code is 003297.


Dana K. McMillin
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions and Transfer Coordinator
Phone: 814-824-3125