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Transfer Students

​As a transfer student, you are eligible for admission to Northern if you:


  • Have a cumulative college grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher, and


  • Are in good standing with the most recently attended college of university (high school performance also will be considered for applicants with fewer than 24 credit hours)



ACT or SAT score required only if you're under 22 years old. NSU considers each applicant on an individual basis.


Transfers from a South Dakota public university

If you attended BHSU, USD, SDSU,SDU or SDSM&T within the past three semesters (including summer):


  • No applications fee is required, and


  • There's no need to send transcripts



For information on credit transfer and more, visit the Registrar's Office Transfer Page.