Transfers from Another College

Applicants who have attended another regionally accredited college.


Transfer students should begin by completing the online application. To complete the application process, students must submit a signature page and meet the identification requirement. Males between the age of 18-26 must also provide verification of selective service registration if applying for financial aid.


Applicants who attended high school, college or received a GED outside the state of Alabama may be assessed out-of-state tuition. For additional information, please review the Certification of Eligibility for In-State Residency Form.


Students must submit transcripts from all institutions attended. Transcripts must be official and sent directly from the sending institution to Jefferson State. Faxed and hand delivered copies are not official. Students will not be allowed to enroll for a second semester unless all required transcripts have been received by Jefferson State prior to registration for the second semester.

  • Students applying for financial aid must submit transcripts from all institutions attended.
  • Students who have completed a bachelor degree are required to submit only the transcript from the institution granting the degree (unless receiving financial aid).
  • Students who wish to have credit transferred from a transfer institution must submit the official transcript from each transfer institution for evaluation.

Course Placement

Jefferson State requires a comprehensive assessment of students in math and English prior to enrollment in classes. Course placement is determined by the results of this assessment. See placement testing for more information. Click here for Placement Test Exemptions.

Financial Aid

Apply for Federal Student Aid at Please review the Financial Aid Application Procedures for additional information.

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