1. Office of Admission
  2. Transfer Student

Time to Transfer?

Want to transfer to Lake Erie College? Our transfer advising staff will make it easy for you to continue on your degree path or create a new one!

Application Process for Transfer Students

Here is what you’ll need:

  • Application

    • Traditional, Fast App or Common App

  • Official high school transcripts or GED certificate

    • If you haven't earned an associate degree

  • Official transcripts from ALL colleges and/or universities attended

  • Transfer Referral Form

  • ACT or SAT scores are not required but may be submitted

    • ACT or SAT scores are recommended for those who have been out of high school less than a year. 

Optional Recommended Materials:

Transfer Credit

LEC will grant credit according to the Transfer Credit Criteria. To see how your courses will transfer, check out the Transfer Evaluation System. If you don't see your school or class, please contact the Transfer Coordinator for a transcript evaluation.

Merit Scholarships for Transfer Students

We offer renewable scholarships based on your academic performance, strength of college-level coursework, and involvement in extracurricular activities. You can apply for additional financial assistance by filing a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid), https://www.lec.edu/applying-for-aid

Transfer Scholars, 3.5+ GPA = $14,000 per year

Transfer Scholars, 3.0+ GPA = $12,000 per year

Transfer Scholars, 2.75+ GPA+ = $10,000 per year

Transfer Scholars, 2.5+GPA = $8,000 per year

Lakeland Community College, Eastern Gateway Community College, and Cuyahoga Community College Scholarship

Undergraduate students with a 2.5+ GPA from either LCC, EGCC, or Tri-C who have earned 29 credit hours are eligible to receive a two-year, stackable scholarship for $2,000. The last institution attended must be either LCC, EGCC, or Tri-C. Post-baccalaureate students do not qualify.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

Phi Theta Kappa is a national honor society for students attending two-year colleges. Recipients of this scholarship are Phi Theta Kappa members who transfer to LEC with a minimum 3.25 GPA. You must provide verification of your membership at the point of admission. This is a one-year award for $2000; $1000 will be credited in the first term of enrollment and the remaining $1000 will be credited in the second term. Note: does not apply to Post-baccalaureate programs.

For assistance with transfer credit:

Kaylee White

Transfer/International/CCP coordinator.

Office of Admission