Transfer In

What is a transfer student?

Transfer students have taken courses at other colleges or universities and are planning on receinving credit for those courses at Normandale.

Steps to apply as a transfer student

  1. Apply online or download a printable application form. Applications are also available by calling the Office of Admissions at (952) 358-8201. The online application fee must be paid by Visa or MasterCard. Paper applications must include a check or money order payable to Normandale Community College. Acceptance is pending until the application fee is received.

  2. Submit official transcripts from previous colleges attended.
    Submitting official transcripts of previous college coursework at the time of application may provide waivers from placement testing. Your transcripts could also include Advanced Placement (AP), College Level Examination Program (CLEP), and International Baccalaureate (IB) courses. Official transcripts must be prepared and sealed by the issuing institution in an envelope bearing the issuing institution's letterhead.

  3. Submit copies of score reports from any previous ACT, SAT or course placement testing you have completed.
    Previous score reports may provide you waivers from Normandale's placement testing requirements.

Steps for enrollment as a transfer student

  1. Apply and be accepted for admission to Normandale Community College per the directions provided above.

  2. Schedule and complete any required placement testing.
    When your completed application for admission, application fee and required transcripts have been submitted, the Normandale Office of Admissions will send, within five business days, a letter verifying an admissions decision. If you are accepted for admission, you should immediately arrange to take any required placement tests in reading, writing and mathematics by making reservations as directed in your acceptance letter.

  3. Schedule and attend an Advising and Registration session.
    When your placement testing requirements have been satisfied, you should immediately reserve space at the earliest available Advising and Registration session by making reservations as directed in your acceptance letter or at your placement testing session.  Transfer students who have completed 12 or more credits at their previous institution and who have earned a 2.0 or higher cumulative GPA have the option of attending an on-campus Advising and Registration session or a Live Webinar Advising session.  Click here for a detailed overview of both options.