Transfer students are eligible for admission to St. Ambrose University if they meet the following requirements:
Students who have been dismissed from an institution for academic or other reasons need to submit all transcripts, including high school, and a letter to the Admissions Standards Committee explaining the cause of dismissal and the steps followed to prevent future problems. Students will not be considered for admission until one semester after their dismissal.
Applicants must petition the Admissions Standards Committee for exceptions to the norms listed above.
Transfer students wishing to apply a year or more of high school foreign language toward the foreign language requirement must submit a high school transcript as part of the application process.
All undergraduate students are required to submit a properly completed health form which includes a health history, a physical examination by their physician, and the dates of immunizations. Transfer students may forward a copy of the health form originally submitted to the institution from which they are transferring. This information is confidential and is available only to the Director of Health Services. Release of any health information requires the student's signature.
Transfer students are required to take placement tests, with the following exemptions.
Required unless a grade of C or better is transferred for a course equivalent to ENGL 101.
Required unless a grade of C or better is transferred for course equivalent to MATH 110 or 121 or higher. Transfer students usually take placement tests during an Orientation Session the summer before they start classes.