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Transfer Students

Transfer Application Process

To apply to Shepherd University as a transfer student, you will need to:

  1. Complete the application for admission Click Here
  2. Have all college and universities that you have attended send official transcripts. Transcripts can be sent electronically to or mailed to:
    Shepherd University
    Office of Admissions
    P.O. Box 5000
    Shepherdstown, WV 25443-5000

Transfer Admissions Requirements

  1.  2.00 Cumulative GPA
  2. A minimum of 24 earned college credits

Transferring credit

All college credit earned at a regionally accredited institution will be reviewed for equivalency and posted to on the student’s Shepherd transcript.  Students will receive a degree evaluation showing how their transferred credits apply toward their chosen Shepherd major.

For a list of community college articulation agreements, click here.

Dual Admissions/T.O.P.S. Programs

Shepherd University shares articulation agreements and transfer programs that offer tuition discounts with the following institutions. To learn more about each individual program, click on the institution below.

Frederick Community College

Hagerstown Community College

Lord Fairfax Community College

Northern Virginia Community College

Montgomery College

Education Transfer Programs

Blue Ridge Community & technical College Collaborative Education Program

Eastern West Virginia Community & Technical College Elementary Education 2+2

2+2 Community College Transfer Agreements

 2+2 programs allow students to complete their associate’s degree and then automatically transfer their credits into the appropriate program at Shepherd University and complete a bachelor’s degree in only two additional years. Check out Shepherd’s list of available agreements.