Transfer Students

Transferring to Coker University

Interested in connecting with current transfer students?
Sign up for a Transfer Tuesday

Transfer Students have already experienced some college and they know what they want out of higher education. At Coker, transfer students find the academic challenges, the sense of community and the personal and professional development they want. Our admissions staff will help make the transferring to Coker a simple process.

How to transfer to Coker:

Already have credits from another higher education institution? Then you will need to:

  1. APPLY ONLINE

  2. SUBMIT YOUR ADMISSIONS DOCUMENTS

    Submit your official high school and college transcripts from all institution(s) you have attended, even if you didn’t graduate from those institutions.  

    Email these documents to us, or send them by regular mail, here:

    Admissions at Coker University
    300 East College Avenue
    Hartsville, SC 29550

  3. APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID

    Apply for financial aid by completing your fafsa online.

    You will need our school code: 003427.

    Remember that the deadline to complete the FAFSA is June 30 each year for SC residents.

To be eligible for Coker University, you will need:

  1. Standard Requirements

    You must meet one of the three criteria for admission as a transfer student to Coker University:

    • a 2.00-grade point average in 30 or more transferable hours of college-level credit;
    • or a 2.50-grade point average in 20-29 transferable hours of college-level credit;
    • or a 2.75-grade point average in 12-19 transferable hours of college-level credit.

    Students who transfer from another accredited two- or four-year institution must have a 2.0 average in all college-level work attempted.

    If you do not meet the transfer requirements, then you must submit an official high school transcript in addition to official transcripts from all previously attended colleges or universities.

  2. Transferable Credit

    When a student has completed the application for transfer to Coker, the Office of Academic Records will evaluate all transfer credits completed with a grade of C- or better from an accredited institution”


Looking to learn more about transferring to Coker University?

Hop in one of our Transfer Tuesdays, a reoccurring virtual event where you can learn all you need to know about the transfer process, as well as ask your own questions. You’ll be able to connect with admissions representatives and current Coker transfer students. Sign up below!

Transferring from a 2-year college?

If you are transferring from a 2-year college partnered with Coker University, your transfer process may be a little different.

Click here to view our transfer guides from bridge-partners!

FAQs about Transferring to Coker

When a student has completed the application for transfer to Coker, the Office of Academic Records will evaluate all transfer credits completed with a grade of C- or better from an accredited institution.

Students can transfer up to 76 credit hours from a 2-year school.

Transfer students enrolled in our undergraduate day programs, are eligible for a variety of scholarships including the academic merit scholarship. The academic merit scholarship ranges from $7,500 – $15,000 per year, and is based on cumulative GPA. Additional financial aid is available by submitting the FAFSA each year.

Click here to view our scholarship and grant information.

Yes. Coker University provides residential facilities for the housing needs of full-time, traditional-aged (under the age of 22), undergraduate Day students.

Students must meet one of the three criteria below:

  • reside locally (within 30 miles) with a parent, grandparent, spouse, or legal guardian (documentation required) or
  • be at least 22 years of age prior to the semester in which he or she petitions to live off campus
  • be classified as a senior (90+ semester hours completed) by the Office of Academic Records

Hear from Coker transfer alumni!

“I was apprehensive about a new school, new classmates and professors, but I was excited to further my education. Once I stepped on to Coker’s campus, I knew I made the right decisions and all my worries vanished. Transferring to Coker University was the best decision I ever made.”

Caroline Folk, ’20
Caroline Folk