Wartburg College Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

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This is the complete guide for transferring to Wartburg College. We suggest you read until the end...

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 Wartburg College, 5.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

What are the transfer requirements for Wartburg College?

Wartburg College 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 All
College Transcript Required of All
Essay or Personal Statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized Test Scores Required of All
Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Required of All

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

Wartburg College requires a minimum of 3 credits.

What are Wartburg College’s Transfer Deadlines?

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

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

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 Wartburg College transfer applicants?

If you applied to transfer to Wartburg College 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 Wartburg College’s transfer acceptance rate?

In 2019, Wartburg College received 128 transfer applicants.

The school accepted 59 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for Wartburg College is 46.09%.

This indicates how hard it is to transfer into Wartburg College...

Additionally, of the 59 accepted transfer students, 25 students enrolled - that means the yield was 42.37%.

Wartburg College accepts 47 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

What are the Wartburg College transfer GPA requirements?

Wartburg College requires a minimum college GPA of 3.55 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

Will you enjoy transferring to Wartburg College?

There are a lot of reasons to transfer to Wartburg College. 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 Waverly...

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 Wartburg College 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 Wartburg College 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 Wartburg College

Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned.
Wartburg College accepts 46.09% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

To have a shot at transferring into Wartburg College, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.55 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.69. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

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

25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
SAT Math 480 550 515
SAT Reading 422 520 471
2018 Total SAT Score 902 1070 986
25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
ACT Math 20 - 20
ACT Reading 20 27 23
2018 Total ACT Score 40 27 33

Wartburg College’s average SAT score is 986. To be a competitive applicant for Wartburg College your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

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

Transfering to Coe College
Transfering to Drake University
Transfering to Baker University
Transfering to The College of Saint Scholastica
Transfering to Nebraska Wesleyan University