Transfer Applicants

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Begin a Brighter Future

Seeking an academic or campus environment that’s a better fit for you? Working toward a bachelor’s degree following community or junior college, military service or other life experiences?

You’ll find the Franklin College process for pursuing transfer simple. Franklin College considers transfer applicants anyone who has attended another post-secondary institution since graduating high school.

 

How to Apply

Application Timing

Franklin College offers rolling admission, and our online application is free all year. Transfer students usually enter Franklin College during spring or fall semester. If interested in beginning Immersive Term (early January), please discuss this option with our transfer coordinator before applying.

Application Steps

Complete the online application and provide documentation.

  1. Complete the Franklin College online application or use CommonApp.org.
  2. Provide the following documents to Franklin College Office of Admissions, 101 Branigin Blvd., Franklin, IN 46131 or admissions@FranklinCollege.edu:
Official High School Transcript

Request from your high school guidance office or www.Parchment.com. If you receive the transcript, do not open it. Place it in a larger envelope and forward to Franklin College Office of Admissions by U.S. Mail. Transcripts need to come directly from Parchment or your high school to be considered official.

Official College Transcripts From All Previously-Attended Institutions

Request from your registrar’s webpage or www.Parchment.com. Again, transcripts need to come directly from Parchment or your previous institution(s) to be considered official.

SAT or ACT Scores

If you have official results from the testing service, you may forward a screenshot of those to Franklin College Office of Admissions at admissions@FranklinCollege.edu.

Personal Statement

Your statement can address a suggested prompt found within the Franklin College online application or you may email to admissions@FranklinCollege.edu a free standing statement of up to one page about your personal/academic path to date and goals. In this statement, you may explain any difficulties you have had in the past (if applicable), why those occurred and how you plan to turn those around. A well-written statement can strengthen your application.

Transfer Student Information Form

Please complete the top part of this form and then forward this form to your most recent school’s dean of students. Once completed, the dean should forward this form to Franklin College Office of Admissions.

Special Populations

Applicants Five+ Years After High School

Students five or more years out of high school should call the Franklin College transfer coordinator in the office of admissions at 317.738.8059 to discuss the possibility of a simplified admissions process.

Military Applicants

Franklin College is considered a Military Friendly School. Veterans are encouraged to contact Jarrod Brett, VA certifying official in the Franklin College Office of Academic Records, jbrett@FranklinCollege.edu or 317.738.8132, for additional guidance.  Visit the military applicants webpage for more information.

Ivy Tech Applicants

Franklin College and Ivy Tech have made specific arrangements to assist transfer students in completing their education.

  • Some courses completed at Ivy Tech are preapproved to fulfill specific equivalent courses at Franklin College. Check the list.
  • Franklin College students with prior Ivy Tech coursework can become credited with an associate degree once here. Learn how.
  • Ivy Tech ASAP students may be eligible for additional scholarships. For more information, please contact the Franklin College transfer coordinator in the office of admissions, 317.738.8059.
Applicants Whose College or University Recently Closed

Students whose college or university recently closed for business should call the Franklin College transfer coordinator in the office of admissions at 317.738.8059 to discuss the possibility of a simplified admissions process.

Transfer Credits

Wondering how your courses will transfer? Find out at www.Transferology.com.

Courses Not Yet Evaluated

If you don’t see a specific course evaluated, please send Franklin College Office of Academic Records a current course syllabus to determine transferability. If you do not have access to the course syllabus anymore, please request it from the professor who taught your course or from the registrar/academic records office at the institution where you took the course. This will need to be done for each course not yet evaluated.

Transfer Credit Evaluation Policy

Franklin College will accept undergraduate transfer course work, credits by examination and other non-traditional credits presuming the following:

  • Transfer courses were completed at a regionally accredited institution.
  • The coursework is substantively equivalent to Franklin College coursework.
  • Proper, timely documentation is provided in the form of official transcripts, test scores or the equivalent (This is the responsibility of the transfer applicant.)
  • The grade awarded is equivalent to C- (1.67 on 4.00 scale) or above, or test score is equivalent to the requirement as outlined in the Academic Course Catalog available on the Franklin College Academics webpage.
Credit Evaluation Reporting

Franklin College Office of Admissions forwards all official transcripts of admitted students to Franklin College Office of Academic Records for evaluation of courses completed. Once the evaluation is finished, transfer students will receive their official transfer credits report.

Transfer Scholarships

Franklin College offers academic merit awards to transfer students. The amount is specified at the time of admission, usually ranging from $7,000-16,000 per year of aid eligibility. Ivy Tech ASAP students and/or Phi Theta Kappa members should note these involvements on the application as they may be eligible for additional scholarships. 

For questions about aid, contact the Franklin College Office of Financial Aid, 317.738.8075 or finaid@FranklinCollege.edu.

Transfer Coordinator

Need additional information about admissions, financial aid or transfer credits?

Contact:
Wendy Hagn, Transfer Coordinator
317.738.8059
whagn@franklincollege.edu

We will do our best to ensure that investigating a future here at Franklin College is as seamless as possible for you!

Transfer Student Spotlights

student Madison ScottMadison Scott interned for the Indiana Pacers in addition to playing volleyball and being active in Greek Life. She credits FC with teaching her the value of friendship and has gained confidence during her time here. Read More

 

 

student Matt AndersonMatt Anderson was attracted to the tight-knit community in addition to many opportunities to be involved when he transferred to Franklin College. Read More

Let’s Talk

We’re happy you’re interested in Franklin College!

If you have specific questions, contact the office of admissions at 888.852.6471 or 317.738.8075 or email us at admissions@FranklinCollege.edu.