We are glad you are considering transferring to the Owl Nation. As a transfer student, your smooth transition to Kennesaw State is our top priority. Whether you’re planning to complete your bachelor’s degree or are seeking a new college with greater opportunities, Kennesaw State provides the tools and support you need to transfer and succeed.

You should apply as a Transfer Student if you:

  • graduated from high school
  • have earned 30 semester hours or 50 quarter hours of transferable college credit

Transfer Deadlines

Semester Application Opens Application Deadlines Document Deadline Classes Begin
Summer 2024 August 1, 2023 April 24, 2024 May 1, 2024 May 13, 2024
Fall 2024 August 1, 2023 June 30, 2024 July 14, 2024 August 12, 2024
Spring 2025 April 1, 2024 December 1, 2024 December 1, 2024 January 6, 2025

Average Transfer Student Profile 

GPA: 3.19

Gender: Male 45.43%, Female 54.57%

Top 3 Transfer Institutions:

  1. Georgia State University
  2. Chattahoochee Technical College
  3. Georgia Highlands College

Average Transfer Hours:  61

Top 3 Transfer Majors:
  1. Nursing
  2. Psychology
  3. Computer Science
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Admission Requirements

GPA Requirement 

2.0 as recalculated by KSU
*Architecture Degree transfer applicants are required to have a minimum 2.5 college GPA as recalculated by KSU

Transferable Credit

30 semester or 50 quarter hours of transferable credit that includes the equivalent of KSU’s English 1101 and Math 1101 or higher.

Check which of your courses will transfer to KSU using our Transfer Credit Search Engine.

*Students with 30 transferable credit hours in progress the semester before they plan to transfer can be considered for tentative admission if the following criteria are met:

  1. Must have already earned at least 20 credit hours from their current institution.
  2. Must have passed transferrable MATH (D or higher) and transferrable ENGL (C or higher).
  3. Must have a minimum of 2.65 GPA at their current institution.
  4. Must earn the rest of their credits to reach 30 hours within one semester.
  5. Not able to meet the freshman requirements.

*Please note: The above conditions for tentative admission do not apply to students participating in the LINK Chattahoochee Tech to KSU Bridge Program.

Academic Standing

Good - must be able to re-enroll at previously attended university/college


The KSU Application Process

  1. Online Application and Fee
    Submit your application and $40 application fee online by the deadline published for your desired semester of entry.

  2. Official transcript from high schools or colleges must be sent directly from the institution electronically through:
    Clearinghouse, Common App, GA Futures, Parchment, SCOIR, or Scribbles.

    Transcripts can be sent hard copy through the mail directly from the institution to:


    Kennesaw State University
    Office of Undergraduate Admissions
    3391 Town Point Drive, MD 9111
    Suite 1000
    Kennesaw, GA 30144

  3. All AP and CLEP scores must be sent electronically directly from College Board to KSU

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For questions regarding admissions, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 470-578-4636.