Transferring to Grand View

At Grand View, we know making a transition can be overwhelming. That’s why we keep our transfer process simple and our transfer policies friendly.

Whether you’re finishing your AA at a community college, thinking about attending a different four-year school, or considering adding a BA to your vocational or technical training, Grand View can accommodate you. You’ll have a rich campus experience, with plenty of opportunities for academic achievement, involvement, athletic success, and internships.

With 40 majors to choose from, you’re likely to find the one that fits your career goals. In fact, Grand View offers several majors that are designed specifically for transfer students in certain areas, for instance …

  • Organizational Studies, which allows you to build on your transfer credits with exposure to course work in the arts, social sciences, humanities and the sciences.
  • 2+2 programs in conjunction with DMACC, in areas such as Criminal Justice and Paralegal Studies.

No matter which major you’re interested in, you may be eligible to transfer in as many as 66 semester hours from a community college or junior college. Our transfer admission counselors are experts in discussing your transfer credits and guiding you through the transfer process at Grand View.

More Information
Transfer Admissions Counselors

Find your counselor here.

Transfer Application Procedure

Grand View has a personalized admission and enrollment policy. Consideration may be given to: class rank and test scores; quality of high school curriculum completed; co-curricular achievement; and maturity and seriousness of purpose as displayed through church, community, school, work, and family activities.

Admission to a particular program or major may be governed by different standards. If requirements do differ, they are listed in the section of the catalog where that program is described. Admission to Grand View is granted on a rolling basis.

  1. Complete an application for admission.  Applications can be completed online
  2. Request that official transcripts from all colleges or universities previously attended be sent to the Admissions Office. Transcripts must be sent regardless of whether credit was earned. Failure to submit all previous transcripts will be considered sufficient cause for denial or cancellation of admission. If you have served in the military, request your military transcripts. Click HERE for our transcript request form.
  3. Students who have completed fewer than 24 semester hours of college coursework before applying to Grand View must provide official  ACT or SAT scores and an official high school transcript or official GED scores.
  4. Transfer students who have earned 24 credits or more must certify on their application for admission or through a signed written statement that they have graduated from an accredited high school.  

Click HERE to be taken to the academics section to learn about program requirements.

Transfer of Credit (Articulation/Cross Enrollment)

Grand View transfer policies are straightfoward and student friendly.  Explore the details ...

Transfer of Credit Policy (printable PDF here)

Articulation Agreements
Articulation agreements between one college or university and another allow for seamless transfer of credit. Grand View has agreements with many Iowa community colleges.

Checklist for Core Curriculum


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