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We're Making It Easy to Transfer to BW

While Baldwin Wallace is saddened by the news of Medaille University's closure, the BW community would be honored to offer a place for Medaille students to transfer to complete their educational journey. BW offers more than 80 majors, 20 graduate programs, certificate and professional development programs, as well as 28 NCAA Division III varsity sport teams.

Led by our 175-year mission to provide quality education, BW welcomes students searching for a college home following Medaille's closure.

For students transferring from Medaille University, we offer the following:

  • A commitment to keep you on track toward graduation.
  • A fresh start! When you transfer to BW, you will receive the personalized attention and support that define the BW experience.
  • BW scholarships dedicated to transfer students, including merit scholarships of up to $15,000 per year, as well as a $5,000 CLE grant for out-of-state students studying liberal arts programs.
  • APPLY! No application fee when submitting your transfer application to BW.
  • A one-week admission decision for undergraduates once all materials are submitted.
  • Access to admission counselors, who are ready to meet with you in person or virtually to discuss how your credits transfer. You can also send or email your transcripts to the admission office and request a transfer evaluation.
  • All eligible Medaille credits will be accepted.
    • Students with 60 or more transferrable credits may be eligible to waive BW general education requirements.
    • Students with less than 45 credit hours remaining to graduation may waive the residency requirement.

Find Equivalent Medaille University Majors at BW

Baldwin Wallace is proud to offer a diverse number of academic programs and we're confident Medaille students will find an equivalent major at BW.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do transfer credits apply to a BW degree?

Courses transferred from Medaille University may count directly toward your major or minor, core requirements or electives - all are valuable toward the minimum 120 credits needed to graduate. All college-level courses with a grade of C or better from Medaille University transfer to Baldwin Wallace, either directly against specific BW courses or as general electives towards graduation. Grades of C- or below do not transfer.
View the BW Transfer Guide to Learn More >

How much credit can transfer to BW?

There is no limit on the number of hours that may be transferred from Medaille University, please note that individual degree program requirements vary. Students with 60 or more transferable credit hours may be eligible to wave the BW general education requirements. Students with less than 45 credit hours remaining may be eligible to graduate with a BW degree. A BW bachelor's degree requires a minimum of 120 credit hours.

There is a limit on how much credit may transfer in some academic areas as determined by the BW faculty, such as engineering or other technical areas.

Are there time limits on how old courses can be?

Most courses have no time limit to qualify for transfer toward a bachelor's degree. However, some areas are more time sensitive, such as accounting, computer science, education, psychology and nursing.

Will my grade point average from Medaille University transfer?

No, only your credit hours will transfer. When you enroll at Baldwin Wallace University, you will establish a new grade point average.

Transfer Excellence

Baldwin Wallace has been named to the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Roll. Above all else, Baldwin Wallace University will provide a college experience that will ensure you graduate with the knowledge, leadership capabilities, problem-solving skills and confidence to pursue unlimited possibilities.

Important Dates

August 21: Last day to apply for fall 2023 enrollment.