Transferring to and from Donnelly


Our academic advisors are specialists at helping students reach their educational goals, either at Donnelly or by transferring earned college credit to another institution.
See transfer checklist here. Some of our most common transfer partner institutions are: 


Teacher Education 2+2 Program With Emporia

Donnelly has an agreement with Emporia State University that allows students to complete two years at Donnelly plus two years at Emporia State (Johnson County location) to earn a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education. Talk to an advisor to learn more.


Choosing where to begin your college career is a big decision. You could choose a large school with classes that have hundreds of other students in them, or a smaller school like Donnelly where you won't get lost in the crowd. At Donnelly you'll get the academic and social support you need to succeed in college before going on to a larger institution. While many students attend Donnelly to obtain a degree, Donnelly can also be a great starting place. Start at Donnelly if you want to:

  • Enjoy a small campus
  • Spend less
  • Follow your dreams
  • Consider the bigger picture






We're happy you're considering transferring to Donnelly. Our individualized approach will help make your transition and the rest of your college career as smooth and enjoyable as possible. Your credits can apply toward an associate degree or bachelor's degree. Below is the information you need to become a Donnelly student.

  • Apply

Start by filling out our free online application here.

  • Complete Admissions Checklist

Here is your checklist to complete before classes begin. Don’t stress yourself out! Please reserve three weeks to complete this process little by little. Some checklist items could vary depending on your situation.

  • Transfer Credits

Course work completed at an accredited institution of higher education with a grade of C or better will generally be accepted at Donnelly College.

Not sure which classes will transfer? Check course equivalencies here

Each transcript will be evaluated individually. Official transcripts must be submitted directly from other colleges or universities to Donnelly's registrar:

Office of the Registrar
Donnelly College
608 N. 18th St. 
Kansas City, Kansas 66102

Donnelly maintains approved and updated articulation agreements with the other accredited colleges and universities in Kansas City and the surrounding region. Special transfer agreements have also been established in particular cases.  

For more information contact:

Office of Admissions
608 N. 18th Street, Room 106
Kansas City, KS 66102
(913) 621-8706
Call or come by anytime Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (Monday - Thursday during June and July)