Application Process

To apply for transfer to DeSales University, please complete the following:

  1. The FREE undergraduate application. You can skip both the essay (put 'transfer student' in the essay box) and the letters of recommendation.

  2. Send us your official high school transcript and official college transcript from each college you attended.

  3. Complete the Transfer Questionnaire.

Once all of your application materials arrive at DeSales, you will typically receive a decision within 3-4 weeks.

Application Deadlines

Fall Semester

            Recommended: July 1

Spring Semester

            Recommended: December 1

Admissions Requirements

Minimum GPA of a 2.5 is preferred, but students with over a 2.0 GPA may be considered for admission. Certain majors have additional selection criteria: Dance, Theatre, Education, and Nursing. (See Frequently Asked Questions)


    Undergraduate Scholarships Information

    • Scholarship Opportunities for Transfer Students

      DSU automatically awards merit scholarships for students with a qualifying GPA.  Award amount is based on factors such as GPA, courses completed, and credits accumulated.  DSU offers three levels of transfer scholarships:

      • Aviat I: $8000/year
      • Aviat II: $10,000/year
      • Aviat III: $12,000/year

      Did you graduate from a Catholic High School?  DSU offers a Catholic School Grant that is worth $3000/year. Graduates of the Allentown Diocesan High Schools and Oblate High Schools are offered $5,000 awards through the Tuition Incentive Program. 

      Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship: Accepted students who are members of PTK will receive a $2,000/year PTK scholarship, in addition to any transfer scholarship the student qualifies for.


    Amy Lowry
    Transfer Counselor

    610.282.1100 x1575

    DeSales University
    Dooling Hall
    2755 Station Ave.
    Center Valley, PA 18034