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Transfer Student Admissions

Bethune-Cookman University seeks to enroll students with the potential and desire to further their intellectual, spiritual and social development.  Each applicant is evaluated individually.  Your academic performance at your previous college or university and in high school is extremely important.  The University also considers the applicant’s character and personality as well as his or her ability and eagerness to achieve a college education.

Transfer Admission Criteria

To be strong candidate for admission to Bethune-Cookman University, transfer students must present a college cumulative GPA of greater than 2.25 on a 4.0 scale.  

Transfer applicants must submit official transcripts from all colleges attended, a final high school transcript, and SAT or ACT test scores.  Transfer candidates who have earned fewer than 24 semester hours of transferable credit from an accredited college or university must also meet freshman admission requirements, including standardized testing.

Application Procedures

  • All students applying to B-CU must submit the following credentials:
  • A completed application for admission, including a one page essay on one of four topics detailed in the application.
  • A $25 non-refundable application fee.
  • Official copies of transcript(s) from all colleges attended and a final high school transcript.
  • Standardized test results – SAT or ACT.  Test scores should be forwarded directly to the University by using Bethune-Cookman’s CEEB code number, 5061; ACT code number, 0720.While there is no stated minimum test score, candidates should have achieved scores near the national averages of college-bound students.  The ACT English/Writing or SAT Writing sections are required for scholarship candidates.
  • Counselor’s recommendation form attached to the application.

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