Transfer Students

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Transfer Student – A student who has been enrolled previously at another postsecondary institution.  Students who were enrolled at Delta at some point in their academic history, transferred to another institution, and then returned to Delta will be classified as Returning for administrative purposes; however, these students are required to submit all prior transcripts just as first-time Transfer students must do.

You are required to provide:

  • Proof of Immunization

  • Selective Service (Males: 18-25)

  • Official College Transcripts* 

 *An OFFICIAL Transcript (High School or College) is either an electronic transcript sent through a secure and trusted source (not faxed) or an original transcript delivered in a sealed, unopened envelope to enrollment  services.

Transfer Student Admission and Placement

Students who have attended another college/university prior to applying for admission to Louisiana Delta Community College must provide official college transcripts from all previously attended institutions. Transfer applicants must have earned 12 or more hours of transferrable college level credit (C or higher grade), to be admitted on the basis of transfer credit. Additionally, transfer students may be required to provide Official ACT scores or take the COMPASS Placement Survey to determine if developmental course work will be required as a prerequisite to English 101, Math 110 (College Algebra) or 200 level courses.

For transfer students to be eligible for ENGL 101 they must have:

  • Scored an 18+ in English on the ACT or,

  • Scored at least a 68 on the COMPASS Writing Assessment or,

  • Successfully completed ENGL 099 (or its equivalent) or,

  • Students who have attempted ENGL 101 at an accredited institution may be required to provide ACT or COMPASS scores to support placement in this class.

For transfer students to be eligible for College Algebra they must have:

  • Scored an 19+ in Math on the ACT or,

  • Scored at least a 40 on the Algebra section of the COMPASS or,

  • Successfully completed MATH 099 (or its equivalent).

  • Students who have attempted college level math at an accredited institution may be required to provide ACT or COMPASS scores to support this placement

For transfer students to be eligible to enroll in 200 level courses they must have approval from their academic advisor. Suggested guidelines are as follows:

  • Scored an 12+ in Reading on the ACT or,

  • Scored at least a 51 on the COMPASS Reading Assessment or,

  • Successfully completion or READ 099 (or its equivalent) or,

  • Successfully completed minimum of 12 hours of college level course work including at least two 200 level courses

No student will be allowed to take more than 25 total semester hours or 200-level course work until all developmental course requirements have been completed.

Transfer students may be admitted in good standing or on probation based on the number of hour’s attempted, quality points and cumulative grade point average.