The Transfer Process Defined
Student transfer within postsecondary education continues to be defined in a myriad of ways. Learn basic definitions related to postsecondary transfer processes.
NACAC Request for Transfer Admission Application Fee Waiver Form
Transfer students who are eligible for the Federal Pell Grant may use the NACAC Request for Transfer Admission Application Fee Waiver Form when applying to colleges. Send the form to the admission office at the school you are applying to.
Community Colleges and Transfer
A national survey conducted by NACAC showed that many counselors feel less knowledgeable about transfer policies at area four-year colleges and about comparisons of community colleges to for-profit colleges.
Non-NACAC Publication Excerpt Policy
The NACAC Journal of College Admission welcomes excerpts from works revolving around college admission counseling.Learn More
Episode Seven: "Demystifying the College Transfer Process: What Students and Families Need to Know"
Listen to Episode Seven of NACAC's College Admissions Decoded podcast.Learn More
NACAC Research Finds Counselors Well Informed about Community Colleges, Need Additional Knowledge about Transfer Policies, For-Profit Colleges
High school counselors generally feel prepared to advise students about community colleges and believe these institutions offer relatively easy application and enrollment processes, according to new findings from the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC). However, the research showed that many counselors feel less knowledgeable about local college transfer policies and for-profit college comparisons.Learn More
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Transfer Students: Recruitment & Admission at Four-Year Colleges
This handout provides recent data on transfer admission and recruitment from NACAC's annual Admission Trends Survey.Download the PDF
Planning to Transfer Checklist for Students
Use this handout with your community college or high school students who are thinking about transferring to help them plan ahead and consider helpful tips in the process.Download the pdf
Webinar: Recommendations for Improving the Transfer Experience
Free for members, this webinar will begin with some key questions to consider if your institution wants to assess its approach to transfer.Learn more
Guide to the College Admission Process for Transfer Students
NACAC's Guide to the College Admission Process is an invaluable resource for students as they search for and select a school that’s right for them. A new chapter addresses the unique needs of transfer students.Download
Five Ways to Support Veteran Transfer Students
Published in NACAC's 2017 Spring Journal of College Admission, this article offers five ways to support veteran transfer students.Download the PDF
International Transfer Students
Nine percent of all international students studying in the US enroll in community colleges.Learn More