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Information for Transfer Students

Thinking of transferring to Seattle Pacific University? We're ready to help! SPU's transfer admissions counselors and academic counselors understand this is an important move for you and will do everything they can to make your transition a smooth one. Join with 300 other students who transfer to SPU each year.

Meet transfer student Ashlee Pottenger

Ashlee Pottenger Year: Senior

Major: Sociology

Why SPU? I was looking for a diverse campus that also included Christianity in the curriculum.

Career Goal: I want to pursue a master’s degree in International affairs and to work with non-governmental agencies abroad.

Coolest part of the last year: Uganda. I went for a month in the summer, traveled and met with political leaders. I learned about the issues and saw the reality of what it would be like to live and work in a third world country.  

The transition: Simple. I transferred from Yakima Valley Community College and made the choice to get plugged in. It’s really easy to get to know people here.

Advice to New Transfers: Get involved! Join groups. Talk with your professors; they really do care.



Course Equivalency Guide

Want exact information on transfer credits? Use our transfer course equivalency guide to find how the credits at your current university will transfer to Seattle Pacific.

Meet your Transfer Counselors

Jason ChiversLearn details about your admissions counselors, Jason Chivers and Tanisha Hanson. Then contact them!

Transfer Electrical Engineering Scholarship

Interested in electrical engineering? Apply for our $10,000 per year engineering scholarships through the National Science Foundation!

My World

Meet Meredith Teague
Meet Chrissy Hughes. This sophomore has been to the U.S. Figure Skating Championships four times, and won the Junior Grand Prix twice.

After you learn about Chrissy, go ahead and meet other interesting SPU students at the My World Gallery.