Transfer Students

What do I need to transfer to Morningside?

  • Students with 27 or more transferable college credits need a minimum transfer GPA of 2.25.
  • Students with less than 27 transferable college credits follow high school student standards, including minimum ACT score of 20 or SAT score of 1410 if you have three scores and 940 if you have two scores.

    You also must have ranked in the top half of your class OR have had a cumulative high school GPA of 2.5 or better (based on a 4.0 scale).

Students who have been out of school for more than five years aren’t required to present ACT or SAT scores.

Will my credits transfer?

Check out our Transfer of Credit Policy.

What if I'm coming from a community college?

Check out these handy guides on transferable credits.

Are you transferring from Western Iowa Tech Community College here in Sioux City? Then the Morningside College Pathways program may be for you. Learn more about your pathway to Morningside.

How do I transfer to Morningside?

It’s all about giving you everything you need for a smooth transition. From targeted academic advising to financial planning, our transfer counselor will work with you every step of the way.

1. Apply

Take care of this right away. You can complete your Morningside application on paper or online—and remember to submit your ACT or SAT scores as well. Best of all? It’s free.

2. Send us your transcripts

Request your transcripts from your high school, or send us your GED record. Please include transcripts from each college you have attended and mail them to:

Morningside College
Admissions Office
1501 Morningside Ave.
Sioux City, IA  51106

3. Apply for financial aid

If you’re interested in receiving financial aid, please fill out your FAFSA as soon as possible at You can also scout out our scholarships and grants for additional aid.

4. Pay the enrollment deposit

Upon acceptance, we will request a $100 enrollment deposit via check or credit card, via snail mail, online, or phone at 800-831-0806.

5. Complete your housing forms

After we receive your enrollment deposit, we’ll send you registration and campus housing information.

6. Complete your health form

Complete and return your Student Health Form.

7. Make your tech selection

Let us know if you would prefer to run Windows or Mac OS on the laptop you receive from us. You will be able to do this once your enrollment deposit has been paid.

8. Register for classes

You can register for classes by working with your admissions counselor.
Transfer Enrollment Days are May 16, May 17, June 12, July 24 and July 25. Contact Amy Williams-Malenosky to discuss enrollment day options.

Are you an athlete? Be sure to:

  • Register through the NAIA Eligibility Center.
  • Fill out the Athletic Training Department forms.


Call Amy Williams-Malenosky at (712)274-5552, or simply fill out our online contact form.