Transfer to WSU


If you’re looking for a change or ready to continue your journey, it’s time to transfer to WSU.

With high-quality programs and expert faculty, you’ll get the education you need to start your career. Our student success stories speak for themselves.

Not to mention all the natural beauty between bluffs and the river that make the Warrior life so much sweeter.

International students have a unique application process for transferring to WSU.

Adult students are admitted to WSU through the Adult Entry Process.

Find Your Major


First things first, make sure WSU has the academic program you’re looking for. With over 80 majors and minors, it’s pretty likely that we do.

And many of those programs are flexible with your schedule, offering online, hybrid and evening classes.

Plus, the Transfer Pathways programs make it easy for you to move seamlessly from a two-year college to WSU.

Continue your bachelor’s degree with confidence that you’re on the right path.

Apply to WSU


Applying to WSU is so easy that you can be on your way to becoming a Warrior in just minutes.

There’s no essay, and your transcripts from any Minnesota State institutions are automatically pulled in.


Meet any Program Requirements

Getting accepted to WSU doesn’t always mean you’re accepted into your academic program.

Some programs have extra requirements before you can take courses in those majors.

Check with the academic department to see if there are any program requirements.

Transfer Your Credits


Let’s pop the question: Will your credits transfer?

The answer is yes, a thousand times yes.

Don’t worry about getting an official transcript evaluation. The WSU Admissions team always evaluates your credits when you are accepted.

You can use Transferology to get a sense of how your credits transfer to WSU. This is a free resource available 24/7.

Pay for College


Paying for college is all about value—getting the right education at the right price. WSU gives you both.

WSU offers scholarships for transfer students and awards over $1.4 million through the WSU Foundation.

Learn more about getting an affordable education at WSU.

Ready, Set, Register


Watch your email for an invitation to Transfer Registration Day based on your chosen program and campus location.

After this event, you’ll be all set up for your first semester at WSU.

Become a Warrior


Once you’ve been accepted, take the next steps to become a Warrior.

Figure out your housing situation, explore the Winona area and meet some new friends in the WSU Transfer Student Facebook group.

Questions about Transferring to WSU?


If you have questions about the admission process or transferring credits, feel free to reach out at wsutransfer@winona.edu .

A transfer specialist will help you understand where your application is at and your next steps.