Information for Prospective Transfer Students of Gwynedd Mercy University
“I felt as though I had really found the right place and vocation.”
— Transfer student and Nursing major, Jennifer Rothenheber
Meet Jennifer Rothenheber who discovered the experience-based nursing program at Gwynedd Mercy University as well as the service opportunities that changed her life there. “I’ve loved all my classes, but it was really the service that changed me,” smiles Jennifer.
Gwynedd Mercy University welcomes transfer applicants from two- and four-year colleges around the country and world. In addition, we work to make transferring a smooth and swift process for students.
If you would like to transfer, Gwynedd Mercy University Admission Counselors will assist you in a variety of ways including: reviewing transferability of courses into Gwynedd Mercy University, program requirements, application process, and much more. In addition to making transferring a smooth process, Gwynedd Mercy University also makes it affordable with the availability of transfer scholarships for full-time students ranging from $7,500-$14,000 per year!
Program to Program and Course to Course Equivalency Guides for Transfer Students
Gwynedd Mercy University has numerous Program to Program and Course Equivalency guides with two year institutions. This information is provided to assist with exploring and selecting appropriate courses for transfer planning to Gwynedd Mercy University. For more information on these agreements including courses changes, deletions or additions since this posting date, please contact Paul Rymal, Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions, by email email@example.com or phone (215) 641-5529.
Course Equivalency Guides
To see if a course you completed at a two year institution transfers, please review our course to course equivalency guides below.
DOWNLOAD — Delaware County Community College & Gwynedd Mercy University (PDF file — 304 KB)
DOWNLOAD — Bucks County Community College & Gwynedd Mercy University (PDF file — 253 KB)
DOWNLOAD — Montgomery County Community College & Gwynedd Mercy University (PDF file — 317 KB)
DOWNLOAD — Community College of Philadelphia & Gwynedd Mercy University (PDF file — 283 KB)
DOWNLOAD — Manor College & Gwynedd Mercy University (PDF file — 117 KB)
DOWNLOAD — Harcum College & Gwynedd Mercy University (PDF file — 222 KB)
Program to Program Guides and Sample Course Selections
Program to Program guides are actual articulation agreements between programs. Sample course selections are for planning purposes only. These are not articulation agreements and are only meant to be a guide for transfer planning.
Bucks County Community College
Program to Program Guides
AA Business Administration to BS Management (PDF File - 56 KB)
AA Business Administration to BS Marketing (PDF File - 51KB)
AA Criminal Justice to BS Criminal Justice (PDF File - 53 KB)
AA Liberal Arts to BA/BS Psychology (PDF File - 54 KB)
AA Sports Management to BS Sports Management (PDF File - 55 KB)
AS Early Childhood to BS Pre-K - 4 and Pre-K to 8 Special Education (PDF File - 55 KB)
Suggested Sample Course Selections
Montgomery County Community College
AS Computer Science to BS Computer Science –Business
AS Computer Science to BS Computer Science – Forensics
AS Computer Science to BS Computer Science- Web Design Multi Media
AAS Criminal Justice to BS Criminal Justice
AA Education Early Years: Birth-4th to BS PreK-4th Special Education Certication
AAS Human Services to BA or BS Human Services
AAS Nursing to BSN Nursing
AA Social Sciences-History Option to BA History
Articulations are valid as of April 15, 2014 by the Gwynedd Mercy University Registrar's Office.
Gold and Crimson Transfer Scholarships
The Transfer Scholarship is available for students transferring into Gwynedd Mercy from another postsecondary institution with at least twenty-four credits. The Gold Scholarship is equivalent to $14,000. The student’s cumulative grade point average (GPA) must be at least 3.5 and the student must maintain a 3.5 GPA while enrolled at Gwynedd Mercy University. The Crimson Scholarship is valued at $9,000 and the student’s cumulative grade point average (GPA) must fall between 3.0 and 3.49. The student must maintain a 3.0 GPA while enrolled at Gwynedd Mercy University. Both scholarships are awarded to students enrolling on a full-time basis and are renewable for a maximum of three years as the recipient continues to meet eligibility requirements.
Further, Gwynedd Mercy University recognizes membership in Phi Theta Kappa and awards an additional $2,000 Phi Theta Kappa scholarship to its members who meet eligibility requirements. Membership in Phi Theta Kappa must be documented and verified to qualify for the Phi Theta Kappa scholarship.
Transfer Student Grant
The Transfer Student Grant, valued at $7,500 is available for students transferring from another post-secondary institution into Gwynedd Mercy University. Student must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.50-2.99, completion of at least twenty-four credits and enroll at Gwynedd Mercy on a full-time basis. The Transfer Grant is renewable for a maximum of three years so long as the student meets eligibility requirements and maintains a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5.
Admissions Requirements for Transfer Students
For most of our majors, we require that you have a minimum of a 2.0 GPA to be considered for admission to the program. Some majors require a higher GPA. Each case is determined individually and students are encouraged to call the Admissions Office if they have questions regarding the application process. All candidates for traditional undergraduate degree programs are required to complete a minimum of 45 credits at Gwynedd Mercy University, and half of their core program requirements at Gwynedd Mercy University.
In addition, all students must meet all major and core requirements. Some programs may have additional requirements.
If you are interested in applying to any of Gwynedd Mercy University’s programs, please submit the following materials:
- Application — Click here to fill out a FREE application.
- Final, official high school transcript (if you have completed 24 or more college credits this does not need to be submitted)
- Official transcripts from each college you attended
- One letter of recommendation