Philander Smith College Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

This is the complete guide for transferring to PSC. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to PSC.

What are your chances at PSC?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at PSC or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At PSC, 18.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for Philander Smith College, click here

    What are the transfer requirements for PSC?

    PSC requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Required of Some
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement Not Required
    Interview Not Required
    Standardized Test Scores Required of Some
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Required of All

    In addition to the above requirements, PSC also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    PSC requires a minimum of 30 credits.

    What are Philander Smith College’s Transfer Deadlines?

    Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down PSC transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

    Closing Date Reported Deadline
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline rolling
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline rolling

    Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

    We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

    In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

    When are decision dates for Philander Smith College transfer applicants?

    If you applied to transfer to PSC on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

    Deadline Notification Dates
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline rolling
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline rolling

    Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

    What is Philander Smith College’s transfer acceptance rate?

    In 2019, PSC received 639 transfer applicants.

    The school accepted 296 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for PSC is 46.32%.

    This indicates how hard it is to transfer into PSC. You can use the free calculator below to predict your chances of getting accepted.

    What are your chances at PSC?

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    Need chances at another college?

    Additionally, of the 296 accepted transfer students, 74 students enrolled - that means the yield was 25.0%.

    PSC accepts 47 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

    How can you afford PSC

    PSC costs an average of $N/A. The below vendors all offer private student loans for PSC students to help cover the cost... We have partnered with Edvisors to provide these vendors and keep the offer up-to-date.

    What are the Philander Smith College transfer GPA requirements?

    PSC requires a minimum college GPA of 2.0 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, PSC requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.88.

    Will you enjoy transferring to PSC?

    There are a lot of reasons to transfer to PSC. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

    Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

    Or perhaps you’re drawn to Little Rock...

    Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

    Finding success at PSC is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

    These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

    If you’re considering transferring to PSC then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

    Final Verdict: How to transfer into PSC

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the PSC website for more info.
    PSC accepts 46.32% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into PSC, you should have a current GPA of at least 2.8 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 2.91. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of PSC students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 470 530 500
    SAT Reading 420 520 470
    2018 Total SAT Score 890 1050 970
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 16 20 18
    ACT Reading 15 22 18
    2018 Total ACT Score 31 42 36

    Philander Smith College’s average SAT score is 970. To be a competitive applicant for Philander Smith College your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

    What are your chances at PSC?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at PSC or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    If you’re considering transferring to PSC, you may also want to consider the schools:

    Transfering to Amridge University
    Transfering to Athens State University
    Transfering to South University-Montgomery
    Transfering to Miles College
    Transfering to Selma University