Transferring to Hanover
Completing your education at Hanover College is a great choice. Whether you are transferring from a 2-year institution or simply deciding it's time to make a change, we'll help make your move to Hanover a seamless one.

To transfer, you'll need to apply for admission and supply a complete transcript of your academic history to date. From there we can determine how many of your academic credits will be accepted toward a Hanover degree.

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Course Transfer Requirements

Hanover College grants transfer credit for courses completed at other institutions under the following conditions:

  • The transferring institution must be fully accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (North Central Association) or a similar regional accrediting agency.
  • The coursework must be representative of the "Liberal Arts." Coursework taken at other Liberal Arts Colleges or at Colleges of Arts and Sciences at Universities is generally acceptable.
  • The coursework must have received a grade of C or better, or the equivalent.

Taking courses at Ivy Tech? Take a look at our Course Equivalency Guide to see how those courses transfer to Hanover.

Fall Term Admission

Winter Term Admission

Application deadline

July 31

November 1

Application requirements

  • Application
  • High School Transcripts
  • College Transcripts
  • Transfer Student Info Form (PDF)
  • SAT/ACT Scores (optional)
  • Essay/Personal Statement (optional)
  • Letter of Recommendation from a Professor or Academic Advisor (optional)
  • Interview (optional)
  • Application
  • High School Transcripts
  • College Transcripts (if not available on December 1 they will need to be sent as soon as they are available)
  • Transfer Student Info Form (PDF)
  • SAT/ACT Scores (optional)
  • Essay/Personal Statement (optional)
  • Letter of Recommendation from a Professor or Academic Advisor
  • Interview (optional)

Helping you afford your next degree

As an admitted student, you are rewarded for the grades you've earned so far with automatic review for these scholarships:

The Provost Scholarship
All students who apply for admission will automatically be reviewed for an academic merit scholarship. These renewable four-year scholarships range from $5,000 - $25,000. Scholarship decisions are based on a comprehensive review of each application.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
This $2,500 scholarship honors members of the Phi Theta Kappa honors society as academic achievers and peer leaders in the two-year college environment.

Legacy Award

Hanover College offers a $2,000 award to immediate relatives of Hanover alumni and current students to remind us that the most important part of the College is not its buildings but its people. The award is renewable each year provided Satisfactory Academic Progress is met.

Pell Promise Award

Hanover College assists in meeting full-tuition for all admitted Indiana students who file the FAFSA by April 15 and qualify for the Federal Pell Grant. The award is renewable each year upon filing the FAFSA and meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress.

Campus Experience Award

Hanover College offers a $1,000 award to all admitted transfer students who visit campus through the Office of Admission or attend a one-on-one virtual admission event - such as a presentation/Q&A - during the year prior to their planned enrollment and file the FAFSA (using Hanover's code of 001801). The award is renewable each year upon filing the FAFSA and meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress.

KEES Scholarship Match

Hanover College matches the Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) earned by all admitted Kentucky students. The award is renewable each year provided Satisfactory Academic Progress is met.

Buckeye Scholarship

Hanover College awards a $1,000 scholarship to all admitted Ohio students. The award is renewable each year provided Satisfactory Academic Progress is met.

Schedule a visit

Visit us and find out why Hanover is your best choice. Take a tour, sit in on a class, meet a professor and meet with the Registrar's office to review your transcript. Schedule your campus visit now or call 1-800-213-2178.

Admitted Students

Make your enrollment deposit to secure your spot.

Need more help? Still have questions?

If you have further questions about transferring to Hanover, contact Careen Turner. Call (812) 866-7028 or e-mail turnerc@hanover.edu.