Best Colleges for Transfer Students

More than one-third of freshmen will switch colleges at least once while working toward a degree. At these 50 colleges, transfer students do as well as—and often better than—their peers on campus. To find the best, MONEY weighed a college’s transfer student enrollment and its graduation rate for transfer students.

Published on Aug. 12, 2019. Sources: U.S. Department of Education, Peterson's, PayScale.com, MONEY/College Measures calculations.

College Name
Overall
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Rank
Median SAT/ACT score
Est. price 2019-20 without aid
Est. price 2019-20 with avg. grant
4-year graduation rate for transfer students
Average student debt
Early career earnings
College Name
Overall
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Rank
Median SAT/ACT score
Est. price 2019-20 without aid
Est. price 2019-20 with avg. grant
4-year graduation rate for transfer students
Average student debt
Early career earnings
Rank
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