Transferring to Hanover
Completing your education at Hanover College is a great choice. Whether you are transferring from a 2-year institution or simply deciding it's time to make a change, we'll help make your move to Hanover a seamless one.

To transfer, you'll need to apply for admission and supply a complete transcript of your academic history to date. From there we can determine how many of your academic credits will be accepted toward a Hanover degree.

Request more information online.

Course Transfer Requirements

Hanover College grants transfer credit for courses completed at other institutions under the following conditions:

  • The transferring institution must be fully accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (North Central Association) or a similar regional accrediting agency.
  • The coursework must be representative of the "Liberal Arts." Coursework taken at other Liberal Arts Colleges or at Colleges of Arts and Sciences at Universities is generally acceptable.
  • The coursework must have received a grade of C- or better, or the equivalent.

Taking courses at Ivy Tech? Take a look at our Course Equivalency Guide to see how those courses transfer to Hanover.

Fall Term Admission

Winter Term Admission

Application deadline

July 31

November 1

Application requirements

  • Application
  • Essay/Personal Statement
  • High School Transcripts
  • SAT/ACT Scores
  • College Transcripts (if not available on December 1 they will need to be sent as soon as they are available)
  • Transfer Student Info Form (PDF)
  • Letter of Recommendation from a Professor or Academic Advisor
  • Interview (optional)

Helping you afford your next degree

Get rewarded for the grades you've earned so far by applying for these scholarships and grants:

Joshua Garritt Transfer Scholarship
Awarded in honor of Hanover Alumnus Joshua Bolles Garritt for his accomplishments and service to the College. As a graduate of the class of 1853, Garritt returned to campus in 1856 to teach Latin and Greek for fifty years.

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship
This scholarship honors members of the Phi Theta Kappa honors society as academic achievers and peer leaders in the two-year college environment.

Schedule a visit

Visit us and find out why Hanover is your best choice. Take a tour, sit in on a class, meet a professor and meet with the Registrar's office to review your transcript. Schedule your campus visit now or call 1-800-213-2178.

Admitted Students

Make your enrollment deposit to secure your spot.

Need more help? Still have questions?

If you have further questions about transferring to Hanover, contact Jane Stormer. Call (812) 866-7027 or e-mail