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Transferring College Credits: You Worked Hard, SNHU Works Hard for You

Got college credits you worked hard to earn and hope to transfer? The majority of our online students are transfer students, and we stop at nothing to give you the credit you deserve. Hear from students who’ve already walked the transfer path at SNHU.

Applying to SNHU's Online Programs

Whether you're applying to the online undergraduate or graduate programs at Southern New Hampshire University, you'll start with two simple steps:

  • Complete the online application.
  • An SNHU admission team representative will contact you to walk you through the process.

You can apply at any time and get a decision within days of submitting all required materials. It's that easy.

Questions? Call 1-888-387-0861 or email enroll@snhu.edu.

Undergraduate Admission Requirements

Acceptance decisions are made on a rolling basis throughout the year for our six undergraduate terms. To apply, simply follow the steps above, beginning with your online application. Your admission counselor will help you through the application process, which also involves providing transcripts.

Have transfer credits? If you completed college credits after high school graduation, you may be eligible to transfer up to 45 credits toward an associate degree and up to 90 credits toward a bachelor's degree.

Coming from a community college? We may already have an agreement in place to make your transfer even easier. Check out our Community College Partnerships page for a full list.

Graduate Admission Requirements

Acceptance decisions are made on a rolling basis throughout the year for our five graduate terms. To apply, simply follow the steps above, beginning with your online application. Your admission counselor will help you through the application process, which also involves providing undergraduate transcripts.

There is no application fee for U.S. graduate students.

A resume is required for some graduate programs. Please note that some programs (i.e. nursing, education, counseling) may require additional materials. Contact an admission counselor at 1.888.387.0861 or enroll@snhu.edu today.

International Students

International students interested in earning their degree online with SNHU should apply through the same process as all other students through the online application.

If you'd prefer to attend SNHU on campus, please apply using the international student application.

Those whose native language is not English must provide SNHU with a proof of English proficiency (TOEFL scores) as part of admission requirements. SNHU code is 3649.

The following language proficiency score requirements are for the online program only.

For the on campus language proficiency requirements, please visit our international admission requirements page.

Undergraduate Admission Requirements

  • TOEFL: 79 iBT with a minimum of 15 on each section
    * 81 for BBA program
  • IELTS: 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 on each section
  • PTE: 58
  • ELS: 112
  • EF: C2-1
  • Michigan: 90
  • Duolingo: 105

Graduate Admission Requirements

  • TOEFL: 79 iBT with a minimum of 15 on each section
  • IELTS: 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 on each section
  • PTE: 58
  • ELS: 112
  • EF: C2-1
  • Michigan: 90
  • Duolingo: 105