Transfer Student Frequently Asked Questions
Q: When should I apply to Lake Erie College?
A: Transfer admissions is on a rolling basis so there is no hard deadline. If you wish to be given priority consideration for financial aid and scholarships, please submit all application materials as soon as possible.
Q: Will all of my courses transfer?
A: LEC accepts up to 96 credit hours in transfer credit. Students must receive a “C” or above for the course to transfer.
Q: Is financial aid available to transfer students?
A: Yes! Lake Erie College awards scholarships and grants to transfer students based on their combined college GPA. In addition to merit-based scholarships, LEC offers need-based financial aid (such as student loans, grants or work-study) based on FAFSA information.
Q: How long will it take me to finish?
A: This depends on your previous coursework and what major you plan to pursue. It is recommended to submit your college transcripts and schedule a meeting with the transfer coordinator to see how your credits will transfer and apply towards an LEC degree.
Q: I took PSEO courses in high school. Am I considered a transfer?
A: Students who completed college coursework while in high school as part of a dual-enrollment program are not considered transfer students. A transfer student is someone who has been enrolled in a college or university for one full semester or more.