Transfer programs at Donnelly with programs such associate degrees, bachelor's degrees such as business leadership and information systems and information technology or nursing programs. Students get scholarships and financial aid at Donnelly which helps to make Donnelly the most affordable private college in Kansas or Missouri.


Interested in Transferring to Donnelly?

Donnelly College is here to help you continue your educational journey and realize your goals in a friendly, diverse, and supportive environment.  Donnelly has an OPEN ADMISSIONS POLICY & NO APPLICATION FEE. Transfer to Donnelly if you are looking for:

  • High-Quality Programs
  • Affordability and Scholarships 
  • Diversity 
  • Small Campus Expereience 
  • Faith-Based Environment

Learn more about the admissions process and why you should choose Donnelly...

Transfer Student Scholarships

Guaranteed award to transfer students based on transfer GPA for 24 or more earned college credit hours. Renewable for up to 8 semesters with a qualifying college GPA and full-time enrollment. Read more about how to apply for this scholarship here

Transfer Course Equivalency 

Check to see if your credits from other institutions will transfer to Donnelly, and if your Donnelly credits will transfer to other institutions. It's recommended that you visit with your Academic Advisor and Registrar and your current and transfer institution to verify this information. 


Interested in a Bachelor's Degree

Have you earned credits or an associate degree at another school and are now interested in completing your bachelor's degree at Donnelly

Donnelly can evaluate your transcript for credit from any accredited institution. We have many agreements with local institutions to make the most of your transfer credit and your transition to Donnelly as smooth as possible.

Our Associates to Bachelor's Completion (ABC) program is designed to allow students the opportunity to reduce the cost of education while competing a high quality and flexible bachelor's degree. Ask your Admissions Counselor about our ABC programs with Kansas City Kansas Community College and Johnson County Community College.  


Frequently Asked Questions

How do I know if my credits will transfer? 

Use Donnelly’s Transfer Course Equivalency Tool to see our approved transfer courses. The REGISTRAR makes all final decisions on what classes will transfer to Donnelly.  In order to transfer, you must receive a “C” or above in the course. Talk to your Admissions Counselor about having your transcript evaluated. 

How many credits do I need to transfer into Donnelly? 

There is no minimum amount of credits needed to transfer into Donnelly.  Whether you have completed 3 college credits or 30, Donnelly is here to help you in pursuing your academic goals. 

Does Donnelly offer scholarships for transfer students? 

Yes! Please ask your Admissions Counselor about what scholarships you may qualify for or check here.     

Interested in transferring to Donnelly’s Nursing Program? 

If so, please contact our Nursing Admissions/Allied Health Program Intake Coordinator at or 913-621-8783. 


Contact Us 

Donnelly College Admissions - Meet the Admissions Team
(913) 621-8706

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