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How to Transfer to LMU

Welcome Transfer Students!

Thinking about your next academic step? Not sure where to start? We've got your back!

We understand that when you transfer to LMU from another college, you'll have specific objectives and goals for your education that are unique to you. LMU can provide personalized assistance with managing transfer requirements, transfer applications, and transfer deadlines. 



How to Apply as a Transfer Student

 Ready to get started or want to browse more information about transferring universities to LMU? Read more below to discover the transfer application steps and view common transfer course equivalencies. 

Step 1: Submit the online application for admissions. 

Step 2: Request that the Registrar from any college you have attended send official copies of your college transcripts directly to LMU electronically or via mail. Transcripts cannot be faxed.

Step 3: Submit your current immunization records

Step 4: Complete the financial aid application process.


**Important Transfer Application Notes:

  • We cannot accept faxed transcripts. They must be sent from the institution via mail or through an electronic transcript service.
  • If you have completed less than 15 hours of college credit, request your high school guidance counselor send official copies of your high school transcripts or official GED score report and official copies of your ACT or SAT scores to LMU.

Transfer Admissions Policy

“Transfer students who have earned an Associate degree intended for transfer to a four-year institution (typically requiring 30 or more semester credit hours of general education coursework) from a Florida, Tennessee, Kentucky, or Virginia community college shall be deemed to have met LMU’s General Education Core requirements, except for the mission specific courses LNCN 100 and CIVX 300. The student may be required to complete additional general education coursework in order to meet the University’s expected learning outcomes, core licensure, or certification requirements in certain programs.”

Transfer and Course Equivalencies

LMU has transfer agreements with several area community colleges. Click on the institution names below to see which credits will transfer and apply toward an LMU degree.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

LMU offers a scholarship to transfer students who are already current members of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.
This scholarship is worth half-tuition per year.
To qualify, students must be a member in good standing of the society, have a cumulative 3.0 GPA, and cannot already have a bachelor's degree.

TN Transfer Pathway

In State

Community Colleges

The State of Tennessee created the Tennessee Transfer Pathway program to give students the opportunity to transfer from a community college in Tennessee to a four-year institution. Students using these pathways are encouraged to keep in mind that these are general pathways intended to allow transfer to multiple institutions, but may not cover all of the course work needed by the accepting institution. For LMU's entire list of accepted transfer pathways please visit: 

Please send any questions regarding credit transferability to 

Contact Us
Director of Admissions
Matt Acton

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Lincoln Memorial University
6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway
Harrogate, TN 37752