Transfer to a Local Four-Year University

This is the place to find transfer information for area four-year colleges/ universities and their web links. This is just a sampling of what is offered in the area. Come by the Student Success Center (SSC) located on the 1st floor of McDonald hall on the Neosho campus to pick up catalogs, brochures, etc. if you want more information about a college or university not listed here.

Note: When you are getting ready to transfer, please understand that all colleges and universities are not alike. They all have deadlines, so be sure to call them at least eight months to one year in advance and find out their specific enrollment deadline.

University of Missouri (Columbia, MO)

Office of Admissions
230 Jesse Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
Phone: 800-225-6075

Transfer applicants to Mizzou must have a 2.5 GPA in college-level courses to be admissible. Transfer applicants who do not also meet Mizzou’s freshman admission requirements must have completed at least 24 college-level credits and one of the following:

  • A college algebra course with at least a C- grade; OR
  • The equivalent of Mizzou’s English 1000 with at least a C- grade.

Additional information available here.

University of Missouri – Kansas City (Kansas City, MO)

5114 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64112
Phone: 816-235-1111

UMKC considers students who have more than 24 hours of transferable college credit as transfer students. Transfer Students need to have an overall 2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale in all coursework attempted at previous institutions. For purpose of admission, UMKC recalculates GPAs without using those listed on transcripts.

Students will need to submit the following documents:

  • Application for Admission.
  • Official transcripts from each Community College OR University attended.
  • $35.00 nonrefundable fee for new applications OR a $50.00 nonrefundable fee for non-resident students applying to the School of Medicine.
Contact Information for University of Missouri — KC:
Admissions Office (Welcome email or Admitting email)

Missouri State University (Springfield, MO)

901 South National Avenue
Springfield, MO 65897
Phone: 417-836-5000

Transfer Admission Policy
Any student who has completed at least 24 hours of transferable credit after high school from a regionally accredited college or university with at least a 2.00 grade point average may be admitted to Missouri State.

What is needed for the application process?

  • A completed application for admission.
  • Apply online at
  • Pay the application processing fee.
  • Provide transcript(s) from all colleges and universities from which you have earned academic credit.

Missouri Southern State University (Joplin, MO)

3950 E. Newman Road
Joplin, MO 64801
Phone: 866-818-6778

Office on Neosho campus:

Belinda Cotten, PT Transfer Admissions Counselor
McDonald Hall #338

Transfer students are students that have earned credit after high school from an accredited college or university.

Admission Requirements

  • Must have a cumulative grade-point average of 2.00 or higher.
  • Must be in good standing at their previous institution.
Review MSSU’s Transfer Guide for Crowder College. This guide will aid you in completing your local requirements.

Missouri University of Science and Technology (Rolla, MO)

106 Parker Hall
300 West 13th Street
Rolla, MO 65401
Phone: 800-522-0938
The single most important thing you can do to ensure success is to make sure we know who you are, where you are attending college prior to transferring to Missouri S&T and when you want to start classes here. Visit the Future Students page for detailed admission requirements.

College of the Ozarks (Point Lookout, MO)

1 Opportunity Avenue
P.O. Box 17
Point Lookout, MO 65726
Phone: 800-222-0525
Admission Process Time Line
If you are serious about attending College of the Ozarks, please pay careful attention to the Admissions Process Time Line. Our openings fill up quickly each semester!
Transfer Students
Transfer students must submit the following:
  • Applicant Data Sheet
  • High School Transcript (if under 48 hours)
  • ACT Scores (if under 48 hours) & ACT Test Dates
  • Physical Exam
  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Official College Transcript(s)
  • Transfer Student Form
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Interviews are required. An admissions staff member will schedule interviews with qualified candidates after receipt of college transcript.

Contact Information for College of the Ozarks:
Admission Office
Phone: 800-222-0525

Central Methodist University (Fayette, Neosho, or Online)

411 Central Methodist Square
Fayette Missouri 65248
Phone:  877-CMU-1854

Office on Neosho campus:
Jason Knapp (
PT Site Coordinator
McDonald Hall
Phone: 417-455-5542

Transfer students are students that have earned credit after high school from an accredited college or university.

Admission Requirements

  • Must have a cumulative grade-point average of 2.00 or higher
  • Must be in good standing at their previous institution
  • Free application for admission

Call, email, or visit local site coordinator to review transfer credit.  CMU can accept 80 credit hours of previous college credit, when applicable.

Check out CMU/Crowder articulation agreements.

John Brown University (Siloam Springs, AR)

2000 West University Street
Siloam Springs, AR 72761
Phone: 877-528-4636

Located in one of the fastest growing areas in the nation, John Brown University is an interdenominational Christian university offering more than 50 major fields of study. JBU faculty and staff work to provide a tremendous number of experiential learning opportunities for students, in and out of the classroom, that develop the head, heart and hand.

Transfer students will need to apply online here, and provide a personal reference and college transcript. We have rolling admissions so we will accept applications through August.

Contact Information for John Brown University:
Phone: 479-524-7166

University of Arkansas (Fayetteville, AR)

232 Silas H. Hunt Hall
1 University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701
Phone: 479-575-5346 / 800-377-8632

All transfer students must meet the following requirements:

  • A GPA of at least 2.0 on all course work attempted, including courses that may have been repeated.
  • Be in good standing at the last institution attended.
  • Students must have 24 transferable credit hours to apply as a transfer student.

Application Check List

  • There is a $40 application fee which can either be paid by credit card when using the on-line application form or by forwarding a check or money order to the Office of Admissions.
  • Have your high school transcript sent to the Office of Admissions (new and transfer freshmen only). We can evaluate from six or seven semester transcripts.
  • Transfer students – College transcripts must be provided from each college or university attended.
  • Have ACT and/or SAT scores sent directly to the University by the testing agency (new and transfer freshmen only). [Codes – ACT-0144; SAT-6866]
  • Request final transcripts (high school and/or college) be sent to the Office of Admissions.
  • Notify the U of A of your decision to accept or decline admission by May 1.
Contact Information for University of Arkansas:
Phone: 800-377-8632

Pittsburg State University (Pittsburg, KS)

1701 South Broadway
Pittsburg, KS 66762
Phone: 620-231-7000

Pittsburg State University welcomes qualified students who complete college level work at another college or university. To receive transfer credit, a student must have attended an institution accredited by a regional accrediting body, such as the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

  1. Complete the Undergraduate Application for Admission and submit the $30 application fee.
  2. Request official transcripts from all previously attended institutions are mailed directly to PSU. Faxed copies can be used for admission and scholarship purposes (fax#: 620-235-6003). A final transcript must be mailed directly from the institution to PSU to complete your admission file.
  3. Complete the PSU medical history form.
  4. Register to attend the new student orientation program called Pitt C.A.R.E.S. Registration materials are mailed to all newly admitted undergraduates approximately one month prior to the event. For more information click here.
To qualify for admission, a transfer student must have a minimum cumulative college grade point average of a 2.0 on a 4.0 scale. Students with less than 24 college credits will be required to submit additional information including a final high school transcript or GED scores and ACT scores before they are considered for admission.
Contact Information for Pittsburg State University:
Office of Admission & Enrollment Services
Student Welcoming Center Pitt State University
107 Horace Mann
Pittsburgh, KS 66762
Phone: 620-235-4251 / 800-854-PITT (7488)
Fax: 620-235-6003

Kansas State University (Manhattan, KS)

119 Anderson Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-0102
Phone: 800-432-8270 / 785-532-6250
Transfer students should apply six months before the semester they plan to attend K-State.
Admission Requirements
Here are K-State’s admission requirements established by the Kansas Board of Regents, the governing body for all state universities in Kansas. If you graduated from an accredited high school and meet any one of these three criteria, you will be eligible for admission to K-State:
  1. Achieve a 21 or higher composite score on the ACT assessment or a 980 or higher on the SAT I, CR + M. Most students take the test in their junior or senior year of high school. Ask your high school counselor for a schedule of test dates.
  2. Rank in the top third of your graduating class.
  3. Complete the Kansas pre-college curriculum with a 2.0 GPA. Out-of-state residents must earn a 2.5 or higher GPA.
Contact Information for Kansas State University:
Phone: 800-432-8270 (Toll Free) / 785-532-6250
8 A.M. to 5 P.M. — Monday through Friday

University of Oklahoma – Tulsa (Tulsa, OK)

Schusterman Center
4502 E. 41st Street
Tulsa, OK 74135-2512
Phone: 918-660-3000
Earn your Bachelor’s degree from the University of Oklahoma’s College of Liberal Studies, an internationally recognized leader in adult and non-traditional education. For almost fifty years, the College of Liberal Studies has been committed to providing degree programs of the highest quality for working adults. University of Oklahoma also is proud to offer the Criminal Justice degree program and is designed to enhance the knowledge, professionalism, and effectiveness of individuals working in law enforcement, corrections, homeland security, juvenile justice, or people preparing for a career in those areas.
Contact Information for University of Oklahoma — Tulsa:
Phone: 918-660-3318

Oklahoma State University (Stillwater, OK)

219 Student Union University & Park
Stillwater, OK 74078
Phone: 405-744-3636

Students who graduated from high school prior to 2008 or have a GED and have taken at least 6 credit hours at another institution are considered a transfer student. Oklahoma State University offers orientation days as part of your enrollment process.

As an example, during orientation you will:

  • Talk with financial aid, scholarships, residential life, information technology, student organizations, fraternity and sorority affairs, career services, the Honors College, and other campus resources.
  • Meet your academic adviser for evaluation of transfer work.
  • Enroll for classes.
  • Receive your student identification card.
Contact Information for Oklahoma State University:
OSU Admissions
Phone: 405-744-5358 / 800-233-5019 Ext. 1

Oklahoma State University – Tulsa (Tulsa, OK)

700 N Greenwood Avenue
Tulsa, OK 74106
Phone: 800-277-8228

Getting Started At OSU-Tulsa
Complete the following checklist to enroll at OSU-Tulsa:

  • Apply for Admission and be admitted to the University.
  • Apply for Financial Aid and Scholarships.
  • Meet your Academic Advisor. Students are encouraged to meet with an OSU-Tulsa academic advisor as early as their freshman year of college. Meeting with an advisor early on will ensure that you enroll in courses at other schools that transfer into the OSU degree you are ultimately interested in pursuing.
  • Enroll in Classes and obtain your student ID.
  • Buy your Books.
Contact Information for Oklahoma State University — Tulsa:
Info email
Phone: 918-594-8355 / 800-277-8228

Northeastern State University (Tahlequah, OK)

600 N. Grand
Tahlequah, OK 74464
Phone: 918-444-2200

If you are an undergraduate student who wishes to transfer from an out-of-state institution to NSU you may do so under the following conditions:

  1. If you originally met both the high school curricular requirements and academic performance standards, you must have a grade-point average high enough to meet the current retention standards.
  2. If you originally met the high school curricular requirements but not the academic performance standards, you must have a grade-point average high enough to meet the current retention standards based on at least 24 attempted semester credit hours of regularly graded (A, B, C, D, F) college work.
  3. If you originally met the performance standards but not the curricular requirements, you must have a grade-point average high enough to meet the current retention standards and must also have completed the curricular requirements before transferring.
  4. If you originally met neither the curricular requirements nor the performance standards, you must have a grade-point average high enough to meet the current retention standards based on at least 24 attempted semester credit hours of regularly graded (A, B, C, D, F) college work and must also have completed the curricular requirements before transferring.
Contact Information for Northeastern State University:
NSU Office of Admissions & Records
600 N. Grand
Tahlequah, OK 74464
Phone: 918-444-2200

Ottawa University

Ottawa University (Ottawa, KS)
1001 S. Cedar St.
Ottawa, KS 66067
Phone: 1-855-774-7713 (Residential campus) or 1-855-774-7714 (Adult & Online campuses)

Students interested in transferring should contact Micki Reed at 913-266-8646 or

Please visit Ottawa’s Transfer Advantage page for more information on the Crowder/Ottawa partnership, including scholarship information, degree options, and more!