Transfer to W. P. Carey

The W. P. Carey School of Business is dedicated to supporting success for transfer students from two-year and four-year institutions nationwide. Your diverse perspectives and experiences enrich classroom discussions and invigorate our community. No matter what your background is — and what you intend to achieve in the future — we will work hard to ensure you make a smooth transition into life at ASU, and receive the resources and support you need to thrive from day one at W. P. Carey.

Why choose W. P. Carey

Maybe you’re planning to advance your community college education into an undergraduate degree. Or perhaps the four-year college or university you chose to attend hasn’t met your expectations. Whether it’s for financial reasons or because your current school just isn’t the right match, there are many reasons to consider transferring to ASU’s W. P. Carey School of Business:

  • Learning at a top-ranked business school adds weight to your degree, and value to your experience
  • Diverse financial assistance packages and scholarships offset already affordable tuition rates to maximize your college investment
  • Direct admission gives you the freedom and flexibility to pursue your passion across 30+ business degree programs and many other learning opportunities university-wide
  • Undergraduate research opportunities allow you to work alongside outstanding faculty
  • Over 1,000 student clubs and organizations — including 35+ dedicated to business students — make it easy to find and connect with people who have similar goals and interests
  • Multiple campuses in the Phoenix area provide incredible access to personal and professional opportunities across 30+ neighboring cities
  • Close proximity to top companies, recruiters, and internships means you can scale your career from day one
  • 300+ sunny days per year … yes, really!

The transfer process

We want to make your transfer to ASU as smooth as possible. The W. P. Carey School of Business will work with you early in the application process to ensure you are prepared to apply, become familiar with the ASU environment, and learn about the campus resources. In addition, ASU offers many tools and resources to help you make the most of your earned credits, apply for financial aid, and more:

Get started with MyPath2ASU™

A suite of customized self-service tools for future transfer students, MyPath2ASU™ is designed to take the guesswork out of transfer work. Simply pick a major and identify your transfer institution to see what courses you should take now and later.

  • Create a degree completion plan to save time and money
  • Personalize your course by pathways to minimize loss of transfer credit
  • Track real-time degree progress with other tools like My Transfer Guide

Learn more

Supporting transfer student success

After you are admitted, the W. P. Carey School brings you up to speed with the important resources and contact people that can help you succeed as a W. P. Carey student. This includes setting up a one-on-one appointment with your advisor, when you can discuss your academic goals and submit your courses for review to ensure maximum transfer credit. Learn more about academic advising and support at W. P. Carey.

Student engagement is an important part of ensuring your success at the W. P. Carey School. From student clubs and organizations to community events and activities, there are plenty of ways to make a home for yourself at the W. P. Carey School of Business. 

No matter where you are in your professional development, W. P. Carey Career Management will be invaluable to your future mobility. Transfer students are encouraged to leverage this resource early on, to take advantage of as many career resources and recruiting opportunities as possible. Learn more about Career Management.

The W. P. Carey School recommends all transfer students take WPC 347 — a class taught by Career Management staff, focusing on career exploration and preparation — during their first semester at ASU. This class will connect you with job search tools and resources available to you at W. P. Carey, and illustrate the ways in which these opportunities can help you achieve your career goals. Learn more about how to succeed at W. P. Carey.