Interested in transferring to Wooster?

Apply to Wooster!

Submit your application by December 15 to receive a minimum scholarship of $140,000 ($35,000 annually) – top applicants will receive more!

Students interested in transferring to The College of Wooster may do so up until the end of their sophomore year. We welcome transfer applications for fall or spring semester and do our best to ensure an easy process. Staff will respond with a transfer credit check within 48-72 hours. Once all required information is received, you should have an admission decision within two to three weeks.

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Application Requirements

To apply as a transfer student, please submit the following information for review:

  • Submit your Common App for transfer by December 15 to receive a minimum scholarship of $140,000 ($35,000 annually) – top applicants will receive more!
  • Add Wooster’s code 003037 to your FAFSA if interested in additional financial assistance.
  • Prompt evaluation of your transfer credits
  • Official Test Scores (optional)
  • Submit any supporting transfer application documents to admissions@wooster.edu

*Minimum scholarship is guaranteed for U.S. transfer applicants.  Wooster welcomes international transfer applications and will provide both merit- and need-based financial assistance to support enrollment.


There are many paths to a college degree, and Wooster is committed to supporting you through that journey.  Students may transfer to Wooster up until the end of their sophomore year.  Our transfer coordinator, April Gamble, is with you every step of the way.

If you are an international student, please contact International Admissions at global@wooster.edu.

Learn more about Wooster transfer students

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Are Your Water Systems Safe? A Study on CYP1A Expression in Brown Bullhead and Channel Catfish in Response to Sediment Exposure From Killbuck Creek Wooster, Ohio

Name: Madison Elizabeth Carter Major: Biology Advisor: Rebecca Williams CYP1A gene expression responds to pollutants in the environment, specifically PAHs. CYP1A is a significant biomarker […]

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Assessing and Projecting Stream Patterns in Hydrogeomorphology in Low-Elevation Watersheds, Pitt County, North Carolina, USA

Name: Matthew Engfer Majors: Environmental Geoscience, Environment & Society Advisors: Vibhor Agarwal, Carlo Moreno Patterns of hydrology within streams provide vital information about the […]

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Ecology and genetic variation of Aedes japonicus, an invasive mosquito in the Wooster, OH area

Name: Tomoka Adams Majors: Biology, Spanish Advisors: Ferdinand Nanfack-Minkeu, Hernan Medina Mosquitoes are vectors for diseases that are often implicated in major outbreaks. The […]

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“Forever On My Mind:” Blues Songwriting in the 1960s

Name: Shane Louis Major: History Minor: Education Advisor: Jordan Biro Walters My IS looks at Blues songwriting in the 1960s and argues that themes in […]

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