Transfer Tigers

Students who have been enrolled in another college or university may be admitted to undergraduate study at Savannah State University if they are eligible to return to the college or university they last attended and they have the following minimum requirements met:

  1. Submit Undergraduate Application for Admission
    Transfer students are encouraged to apply at and pay the $20 App Fee (Non-Refundable).
  2. The minimum cumulative college GPA requirement for admission is 2.0. Please have your official transcripts from all previously attended colleges or universities sent to the Office of the Registrar. Having official transcripts sent through digital storefronts such as Parchment or the National Student Clearinghouse is acceptable. It is important to ensure that Savannah State University is the recipient of your transcript order, as our staff cannot accept copies of official college transcripts directly from students. If a recipient email is required for your order, please use  
  3. A complete Certificate of Immunization is required for all Transient applicants. This form needs to be submitted to  
  4. Verification of Lawful Presence

    In accordance with Board of Regents Policy 4.3.4, applicants who are accepted for admission or readmission to Savannah State University, and who seek to be classified as in-state for tuition purposes, are required to provide validation of their lawful presence in the United States. 

    Most students complete this requirement by submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA). Students not completing a FAFSA may instead submit a copy of one of the following:

    • Original or Certified U.S.. Birth Certificate 
    • Current U.S.. Passport Book or U.S. Passport Card
    • Current Real ID GA* Driver's License or State-Issued ID (cards that are Limited Term, temporary, or are not Real ID compliant cannot be accepted)
    • Current GA Voter ID Card
    • Current U.S.. Lawful Permanent Resident Card 
    • U.S.. Certificate of Birth Abroad issue by Dept. of State (DS-1350)
    • U.S.. Consular Report of Birth Abroad (FS-240)
    • U.S.. Certificate of Citizenship (USCIS form N-560 or N-561)
    • U.S.. Certificate of Naturalization (USCIS form N-550 or N-570)
    • Military ID cards may be accepted when presented in person (copies cannot be accepted) and the student is the servicemember (dependent cards cannot be accepted). 

    *Current Real ID compliant driver's licenses and state-issued IDs from a number of other states and meeting specific parameters may also be accepted as evidence of lawful presence. Please contact us for additional information at

  5. Check Course Credit Equivalencies.
    Check the Credit Equivalency Chart to see which courses may transfer to Savannah State. If you have fewer than 30 transferable semester hours or 45 transferable quarter hours, you will be considered a Freshmen-Transfer student. In addition to the documents listed above, you will need to submit your SAT/ACT scores and an official final high school transcript.
  6. Check your admission status here.

Application Deadlines
Semester Date
Fall Semester May 31 (Priority)
Spring Semester November 15
Summer Semester May 1