Admission For Transfer and Adult Students

Exceptional Value. Transfer-Friendly.

Complete your degree and reach your full potential, your way, at Elmhurst.

We welcome more than 500 transfer and adult students to our campus each year. No matter where you began your educational journey, we’ll work with you to maximize your credits and plan your path to graduation.

We’re committed to helping you make a smooth transition to Elmhurst University. We offer a number of transfer student resources, including generous financial aid packages that include scholarships specifically for transfer students. Find out why U.S. News & World Report ranks Elmhurst as one of the best values in the Midwest—and discover why we made the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society’s Transfer Honor Roll.

Plus, our campus is conveniently located just 16 miles from Chicago and the boundless opportunities it offers.

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Adult Transfer Students

If you’re an adult over the age of 24 returning to college, you’ll find the flexibility you need to balance work, life, and school. Our evening and online programs are ideal for working adults.

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“In my case, it was easy to transfer to Elmhurst University because COD has a partnership program with that institution,” Fuentes said. “I created a plan in my second semester at COD. I knew that I wanted to attend Elmhurst University, therefore, I met with admission representatives and asked them what credits they would accept and how many. I loved how Elmhurst University offers an easy transfer pathway and lets you know what courses to take because they will 100% transfer to their institution. I took my general education classes along with the specific areas of knowledge courses that were required to take at their institution. Thankfully, my experience in transferring credits was easy.”

Viviana Fuentes

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Evaluate Your Credits

Our admission staff will assist you by providing an unofficial transfer credit evaluation.

Community College Visits

Check our community college visit schedule and find out when our admission counselors will be available.

Plan Your Transfer

Find out which of your credits will transfer to Elmhurst by entering them into Transferology™, an online resource for course credit evaluation.

Review Your College’s Transfer Guide

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