Transfer Admissions Standards
Transfer applications are reviewed holistically. Shenandoah University invites applicants to supply all evidence to indicate their competence and eagerness to succeed in a demanding and exciting program of study.
Must have a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA from all institutions attended in order to transfer to Shenandoah University.*
Special Requirements For Specific Programs
Some academic programs, including Nursing, have higher GPA and specific coursework requirements for admission. Please check directly with the Office of Admissions for these requirements.
Shenandoah Conservatory applicants to music, theatre or dance programs are REQUIRED to complete an audition or portfolio review. Learn more about the Shenandoah Conservatory application process.
Applicant must provide evidence of good standing at the college last attended and be eligible to return to his/her former institution. Students who have been suspended from other institutions shall not be considered for admission until they have been out of college for a period of one regular semester.
For complete, detailed admissions guidelines, please see the Undergraduate Catalog.
AP, IB Higher-Level, & CLEP exams
Shenandoah University participates in the Advanced Placement program (AP), the International Baccalaureate Examination program (IB) for higher-level course, and the College-Level Examination Program (CLEP). Students who have been officially admitted to Shenandoah must submit official copies of test results in order to receive credit.
To review the minimum passing scores and credit eligibility for individual tests, refer to the Undergraduate Catalog.