Transfer Students

Important Deadlines

Fall Semester Admission

Candidates who apply by August 1 will receive admission and preliminary scholarship notification within two weeks of application completion.

  • Application materials due: By August 1
  • Notification of decision: Two weeks
  • Enrollment deposit due: August 10
  • Fall semester begins: Late August

Spring Semester Admission

Candidates who apply by December 1 will receive admission and preliminary scholarship decision within two weeks of application completion.

  • Application materials due: By December 1
  • Notification of decision: Two weeks
  • Enrollment deposit due: December 20
  • Spring semester begins: Early January

Transfer Credit Policy

At Grace College, you are a transfer student if you’ve finished 12 or more college credits after high school graduation.

College credits will transfer if:

  • The credits are from an accredited institution
  • The grade received for the course is a C- or better
  • The classes are at the 100 level or higher (1000 level at some institutions)

Grace College will prepare an Unofficial Evaluation of Transfer Credit following acceptance to Grace. Special note: Credits from unaccredited institutions are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Application Steps

Step 1: Complete our Online Transfer Application


Step 2: Send your College Transcript(s) to Grace

Email your transcript(s) to admissions@grace.edu or mail to:
Grace College Admissions
200 Seminary Drive
Winona Lake, IN 46590

Step 3: Optional: Submit High School Transcript and SAT or ACT score

Transfer students that have completed 12 credit hours or more are not required to provide high school transcripts or test scores. However, high school transcripts and test scores can be used to increase scholarships when applicable. 

Step 4: Application Evaluation

Once your completed application and transcript(s) have been received in our admissions office, you will receive an admissions decision in two weeks or less.

Step 5: Submit Enrollment Deposit

Once admission is granted, your place in the entering class is secured by submitting a $200 enrollment deposit at www.grace.edu/deposit, refundable until May 1 (housing assignments are prioritized by date received).

Step 6: Next Steps

Go to www.grace.edu/accepted to learn more about your next steps and follow the checklist provided to prepare for your first year at Grace.

Transfer Scholarships and Awards

Transfer Scholarships

(based on cumulative college GPA)

  • 4.0 GPA = $7,500 per year
  • 3.9 GPA = $6,500 per year
  • 3.8 GPA = $5,500 per year
  • 3.7 GPA = $5,000 per year
  • 3.6 GPA = $4,500 per year
  • 3.5 GPA = $4,000 per year
  • 3.4 GPA = $3,500 per year
  • 3.3 GPA = $3,000 per year
  • 3.2 GPA = $2,500 per year

Other Scholarship and Awards Offered

  • Grace Diversity Scholarships
  • FGBC Scholarships
  • Clergy Children’s Award
  • Athletic Talent Awards
  • Church Matching Grant

Questions about transferring to Grace College?

Email Admissions or call 866-974-7223.