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Transfer Students

No matter where you began your college career — you can graduate from Guilford. We welcome transfer students like you who have attended another college, university, or community college and want to finish their bachelor's degree at Guilford. Plus, if you already have your A.A. or A.S. degree you can graduate from Guilford in two years.


You are a Transfer Student If:

  • You have a high school diploma or equivalency.
  • You have attended some kind of post-high school college, university, or community college.
  • You have a minimum 2.5 GPA at your current institution.
  • You are younger than 23. (If you are 23 or older, please visit the Continuing Education page.)
  • If you are an international student, please visit the International Student page.


Convenient, Affordable, Game-Changing

  • Our transfer students tell us the personal touch of small class sizes and the flexibility of class schedules make them feel immediately welcome at Guilford.
  • We have a liberal transfer-credit policy.
  • Transfer students are considered for all merit-based scholarships.
  • You have access to all campus amenities, plus, there are several clubs and organizations for you to join.


Transferring Credits

  • As a transfer student, you'll receive credit for courses you’ve taken at accredited junior colleges, community colleges, four-year colleges, and universities.
  • Up to 64 semester hours of credit are allowed from two-year institutions.
  • There is no limit to the number of semester hours that may transfer from regionally accredited four-year colleges.
  • Credit is allowed for courses with a grade of C- or higher.
  • While Guilford is based on a 4-credit-hour system, 3-credit-hour classes are accepted.
  • Students must complete a minimum of 32 semester credits at Guilford and satisfy all degree requirements. A minimum of 124 semester credits is required to graduate and at least half of the major (16 credits) must be taken at Guilford.

Discuss Your Transferrable Courses

Contact Guilford Today

Are you curious which of your courses transfer to Guilford College? Please reach out to us at, and we'll reply to your email with information in five to seven business days. You can also download the following PDFs, which outline transferrable courses from North Carolina community colleges. We look forward to welcoming you to Guilford!

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All About Applying

From the application process to key deadlines, find what you need to apply as a transfer student.

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Schedule a tour, check out a class, and experience what it's really like to live and learn at Guilford.

Contact Us

Whitney Kornegay

Whitney Kornegay

Transfer Admission Counselor