Welcome to Wartburg College!

Some colleges treat transfers as if they are second-class students. But at Wartburg College you’ll find a friendly, welcoming environment. Sure, we have high academic standards, but your opportunity to succeed is so much greater at a college that is truly concerned with the next step of your academic career. We even have scholarships just for transfer students (PDF)  like you.

You’ll Fit Right In
Wartburg is a welcoming campus. There are so many opportunities for you to join and be fully integrated into the student body. You’ll find the academic challenges you need, the social opportunities to meet new friends and the support to make Wartburg the best experience of your life.

Visit Campus or We’ll Visit You
You are invited to tour the campus at any time. Just call our admissions office at (319) 352-8707 and talk to Natalie Smith, our transfer student admissions counselor. Our admissions counselors will be visiting your two-year college. Be sure to look for orange.

Transfer Grant $8,000
For transfer students who demonstrate financial need.  Amount is determined by need and grade point average.  The longevity of all institutional funding will be prorated based on status upon enrollment.

Transfer Scholarship $12,000 to $19,000
Scholarship amount is calculated based on a transfer grade point average of 3.0 or higher.  The longevity of all institutional funding will be prorated based on status upon enrollment.  Renewal of this scholarship requires maintaining a 2.7 GPA.

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Community College Transfer Students

Students transferring with a completed a A.A. or A.S. from a community college have many possibilities when completing their Bachelor’s degree at Wartburg College. 
Students can choose from one of the following options:

A.A. or A.S. transfer students can graduate from Wartburg with a B.A.A. or B.A.S. in two years and retain their major from their previous institution.