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Transfer Applicants

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How are admissions decisions at Eastern made?

Admission to Eastern is competitive. The Admission Committee considers many factors when evaluating applications for transfer admission. In general, applicants in good academic standing at their previously-attended institution(s) are offered admission to the University. Eastern seeks to enroll students who have demonstrated academic success in their previous college experience and who view Eastern as their university of first choice.

Information for Transfer Applicants

    • Submit a completed application for admission.
    • Non-refundable $50 application fee. Military Veterans/Active Duty contact the Admissions Office for an application fee waiver.
    • Send Admissions official college transcripts from all previously-attended institutions.
    • Proof of high school graduation such as your final high school transcript*, diploma or GED.
      • *If you have taken 2 years of a foreign language in high school, please send us your final high school transcript so you can be waived from Eastern's foreign language requirement.
  • To apply for admission, applicants must submit the following information to the Office of Admissions:

    1. A completed application for admission, including the non-refundable $50 application fee. Military Veterans/Active Duty contact the Admissions Office for an application fee waiver.
    2. Use Eastern's Online Web Application (preferred) or the Common Application
    3. An official high school transcript (including first quarter senior grades) and/or General Education Diploma.
    4. For international applicants only: TOEFL (Minimum TOEFL requirement: Score of 550 or 213 on the computer-based test)

    Submit admission requirements to:
    Office of Admissions
    Eastern Connecticut State University
    83 Windham Street
    Willimantic, CT 06226

  • Transferring from another Connecticut State University or Connecticut Community College?
    Click here to see how your courses may transfer to Eastern.

  • Community College students can complete associate degree programs that transfer without hassle to Eastern. Upon transfer, students are guaranteed full junior status at Eastern and can complete their bachelor's degree in their major without losing any credit or asked to complete any extra credit.

    To find out more about for public and private transfer programs in Connecticut, visit the Office of Higher Education's Transfer webpage.

  • Interested students are strongly encouraged to visit the campus. Click here for different ways you can visit campus in-person or virtually.

Please contact us by phone at (860) 465-5286, by email at or by fax at (860) 465-5544.

Eastern Connecticut State University admits students of any age, race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, or non disqualifying handicap to all the rights, privileges, programs and activity generally accorded or made available to students at the University.