Transfer Students

Whether you’re transferring to Saint Paul College from another school or planning to take your credits to a four-year college later on, we’re here to make the transition seamless.

Our Pathway Advisors specialize in assisting transfer students like you, ensuring that you have all the support and resources you need to be success at Saint Paul College and beyond.

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Transfer Students

Making transfer
easy as pie.

Transferology is a nationwide network tailored to assist you in answering the question, “Will my courses transfer?” Simply input your coursework, exams, or military learning experiences, and with a single click, discover how many schools in the Transferology network have matching courses that may be awarded upon transfer to Saint Paul College. Schools are ranked based on the percentage of coursework they accept in transfer. Additionally, you can narrow down the results using various filters and sorting options, including how your courses transfer into a specific program at another college or university.

BENEFITS OF SAINT PAUL COLLEGE

An affordable, high-value education.

Our tuition is one of the lowest in the country. You’ll pay between $5800 – $7000/year while most other four-year universities start at $25,000/year and go up to over $45,000/year.

Our accessible, urban location

We are right in downtown Saint Paul, Minnesota. You will have easy access to public transportation from Saint Paul College to Saint Paul and Minneapolis, known together as the “Twin Cities”. The combined population is over 2 million people in this vibrant, urban environment. We have all the benefits of a big city, while providing a safe campus learning environment.

Transferable credits

You can complete the first two years of classes at a fraction of the cost and transfer the credits to a four-year university. We have guaranteed conditional admissions with other universities.

Endless options

Not only do we offer a wide range of programs with the potential for AA degree opportunities, but we also boast a vibrant student community. Learn more about our diverse student clubs and activities tailored to your interests.

Free application

At Saint Paul College, our application process is both free and open access, meaning that anyone can attend. We believe in removing barriers to education and providing opportunities for all individuals to pursue their academic and career goals.

YOUR NEXT STEPS TO ENROLLMENT

The steps of becoming a student.

New Students

  1. Apply to Saint Paul College – You can do that here.
  2. Receive Reading, English, and Math Placements: We may be able to waive the placement test and provide the necessary placements from the list below. If these apply to you, please fill out the Assessment Waiver form.
    • ACT/SAT/MCA scores within the last 5 years
    • AP classes in which the college-level assessment was passed with a 3 or higher
    • IB classes in which the college-level assessment was passed with a 4 or higher
    • Obtain unofficial transcript(s) College in The School classes
    • High School transcripts with a GPA of 2.8 or higher within the last 10 years
  3. Declare your major: You may email registration@saintpaul.edu to do this.
  4. Register for classes: Students will register for classes at their Orientation & Registration (O&R) Session. Please visit www.saintpaul.edu/admissions/orientation to sign up for an O&R Session. Prior to arriving for your O&R session please reviewing the “Preparing for Orientation” portion of the online orientation. Details for that can also be found at www.saintpaul.edu/admissions/orientation.
  5. Set up Tuition Payment: Pay out of pocket or complete your FAFSA by December 16th.

Returning Students

We are so pleased to have you back! Here are some steps that you will need to take before registering.

  1. Re-Apply to Saint Paul College: Update your contact information, major, and semester you are returning for by applying to the school again. You can do that here.
  2. Receive Reading, English, and Math Placements: Your previous placements may have expired. Please contact the One Stop to see if this applies to you: registration@saintpaul.edu
  3. Declare your major: You may email registration@saintpaul.edu to do this.
  4. Register for classes: Students will register for classes at their Orientation & Registration (O&R) Session. Please visit www.saintpaul.edu/admissions/orientation to sign up for an O&R Session. Prior to arriving for your O&R session please review the “Preparing for Orientation” portion of the online orientation. Details for that can also be found at www.saintpaul.edu/admissions/orientation.
  5. Set up Tuition Payment: Pay out of pocket or complete your FAFSA by December 16th.

Transfer Students

Welcome to Saint Paul College. We are glad that you are here!

  1. Apply to Saint Paul College – You can do that here.
  2. Receive Reading, English, and Math Placements: We may be able to waive the placement test and provide the necessary placements from the list below. If these apply to you, please fill out the Assessment Waiver form.
    • Unofficial transcripts from a college or university with a grade of C or higher
    • ACT/SAT/MCA scores within the last 5 years
    • ACCUPLACER scores (Math within the last 2 years and Reading/Writing within the last 5 years)
    • AP classes in which the college-level assessment was passed with a 3 or higher
    • IB classes in which the college-level assessment was passed with a 4 or higher
    • Obtain unofficial transcript(s) College in The School classes
    • High School transcripts with a GPA of 2.8 or higher within the last 10 years
  3. Declare your major: You may email registration@saintpaul.edu to do this.
  4. Register for classes: Students will register for classes at their Orientation & Registration (O&R) Session. Please visit www.saintpaul.edu/admissions/orientation to sign up for an O&R Session. Prior to arriving for your O&R session please review the “Preparing for Orientation” portion of the online orientation. Details for that can also be found at www.saintpaul.edu/admissions/orientation.
  5. Set up Tuition Payment: Pay out of pocket or complete your FAFSA by December 16th.

PSEO Students

PSEO enables eligible Minnesota high school Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors to take college classes for high school and/or college credit.

The purpose of the Saint Paul College PSEO program is to promote rigorous academic pursuits and provide a wider variety of options than what may be available in the high school setting.

COMPASS Student

Graduate on time and debt-free with Saint Paul College’s COMPASS Program. Designed for recent high school graduates and Pell Grant recipients, our program offers financial assistance to cover tuition, fees, textbooks, transportation, and basic needs.

International Students

The international student application process is for those students who will be applying for, or already have, an F-1 visa to attend Saint Paul College.

Take-a-class Student

We are happy that we can support your educational goals.

  1. Apply to school – You can do that here.
  2. Receive Reading, English, and Math Placements or meet Course Prerequisites:Look at the Course Schedule to determine course prerequisites (classes or placements).If the class requires placements, we may be able to waive the placement test off of the list below. If these apply to you, please fill out the Assessment Waiver form.
    • Unofficial Transcripts from a college or universityACT scores within the last 5 yearsSAT scores within the last 5 yearsAP classes in which the college-level assessment was passed with a 3 or higherIB classes in which the college-level assessment was passed with a 4 or higherCollege in The School classesHigh School transcripts within the last 10 years
    * If you do not have any or all of these placements, please email admissions@saintpaul.edu to get set up or learn about the required assessment(s).If the class requires a prerequisite class that you may have taken at a different school to register, you will want to fill out a Course Permission Request form.
  3. Declare “Undeclared” as your major by emailing registration@saintpaul.edu.
  4. Set up Tuition Payment: Click here for more information on payment options.