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Transfer Students

You are a Transfer Student if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • You have earned a recognized regular high school diploma or high school equivalency (HSE) diploma.
  • You have attended another college and/or university and plan to obtain a degree or credit certificate at Chattanooga State.

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Not every college career ends on the same campus it begins. We’re happy you’re looking at Chattanooga State as the next step in your college education.


Admissions Checklist for Transfer Students

Check mark Complete the Online Application


Check mark Submit Proof of United States Citizenship or lawful presence (This is not required to be admitted to the college. However, students who do not submit the proper proof(s), cannot receive in-state tuition rates or other state benefits.)

Submit one of the following unexpired documents: 

  • Complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for which the student's U.S. Citizenship or eligible non-citizenship status is confirmed.
  • Regular Tennessee Driver License, State ID, or Learner Permit
  • Out of State:
      -  Driver License and State ID, or Learner Permit
      -  Government-issued birth certificate
  • U.S. Passport
  • Permanent Resident Card with picture ID
  • Certificate of Citizenship (N560 or N561)
  • Certificate of Naturalization (N550, N570, or N578) 

International applicants should email for more information.


Check mark Submit Official High School Transcript or High School Equivalency Exam Score Report (HiSET or GED)  

 *High school transcript is NOT required if you have earned an Associates degree or higher from a nationally accredited institution. 

Transcripts: High School Counselors may submit transcripts electronically via one the following methods:

  • Naviance 
  • Parchment 
  • National Student Clearinghouse 
  • Credentials Solutions
  • Email as an attachment to

High School Equivalency Test Scores (HiSET or GED) 


Check mark Submit Official College Transcripts from each College and/or University Attended  

College officials may submit transcripts electronically via one the following methods:

  • Electronically via the following vendors: 
    • Naviance
    • Parchment
    • National Student Clearinghouse
    • Credentials Solutions
  • Email as an attachment to
  • Mail to Admissions Office, 4501 Amnicola Hwy, Chattanooga, TN 37406
  • Fax to 423- 697-4709

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Check mark Receive Your Acceptance Email 

When all items are accepted and processed you will receive an email saying that you have been admitted to Chattanooga State.


Check mark Attend New Student Orientation 

You will be emailed step-by-step instructions to register for the mandatory new student orientation.