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Transfer Students

Transfer students are transferring credits from another college or university to PPSC. We are glad you are considering attending PPSC! Follow the steps below to become a readmitted student, or browse these resources to learn more about us.
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Transfer students are students transferring credits from another college or university to Pikes Peak State.

We are glad that you are considering attending Pikes Peak State College! Follow the steps below to become a transfer student at Pikes Peak.
PPSC Students Studying

1. Apply for admission to Pikes Peak State

  • Applying to Pikes Peak State is free and there are no essays or tests required.
  • There is no application deadline, so you can apply anytime!*
  • It takes most students about 10 minutes to complete the online application.
  • If you've attended or applied in the past year, you are an active student and do not need to reapply.

If you have questions about being a Pikes Peak student, or if you would like assistance completing your admission application, connect with our recruitment team.

2. Complete New Student Orientation

Transfer students are encouraged to complete the orientation to learn valuable information to help them register for classes and succeed at Pikes Peak.

The orientation is offered on-demand online.

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ppcc student on a computer

3. Submit Official transcripts

If you have earned college credit elsewhere since previously attending Pikes Peak, order and submit your official transcripts to the Records Department.

How to order and submit transcripts (Video)

Once your transcripts have been evaluated, check Degree Check to see how your credits transferred and applied to your degree at Pikes Peak.

4. Meet with an Academic Advisor

You will meet with an academic advisor virtually or by phone to plan your degree and talk about any necessary placement tests.

Bring these with you to your academic advising appointment:

  • Photo ID
  • Any college transcripts (unofficial)

If you graduated high school within the last five years, also bring:

  • High school transcripts (unofficial)
  • ACT and/or SAT scores
  • Official College Board transcripts (IB or college level courses)
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5. Make a plan to pay for college

There are several ways that Pikes Peak students pay for their education.

1. Submit the FAFSA or CASFA
Financial aid is based on your income and offered in multiple forms: 

  • Grants (money you do not pay back)
  • Loans (money you must pay back)
  • Work Study (a type of student employment)
  • Scholarships (money you do not pay back)

Complete your FAFSA for the desired aid year OR update your FAFSA with Pikes Peak's school code: 008896. If you are not eligible to complete the FAFSA based on citizenship status, learn more about ASSET and complete the Colorado Application for Student Financial Aid (CASFA). 

If you need help completing the FAFSA, we encourage you to attend the FAFSA Lab or visit Centennial or Rampart Range campuses to meet with a financial aid advisor.

Learn more about Financial Aid

2. Apply for College Opportunity Fund (COF)
COF is a tuition contribution provided by the State of Colorado to students who meet the qualifications to receive in-state tuition rates.

Apply for COF

3. Apply for Scholarships
Apply for Pikes Peak State College scholarships using the general Pikes Peak State scholarship application. The application is open between November and February.

Apply for Scholarships

4. Self-Pay

Pikes Peak State College offers multiple self-payment options.

6. Register for Classes

Class registration begins leading up to the fall, spring, and summer semesters. 

Spring 2023 semester: Registration opens October 17, 2022. Full-term classes begin in January 2023.

Each semester has more than one part of term. View the academic calendars to see your options. 

PPSC Students Studying
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Monday | 8 am - 6 pm (5 pm - 6 pm remote services only)
Tuesday | 8 am - 6 pm (5 pm - 6 pm remote services only)
Wednesday | 8 am - 5 pm
Thursday | 8 am - 5 pm
Friday | 9 am - 5 pm
Saturday & Sunday | Closed

Room A110, Aspen Building
5675 S. Academy Blvd.
Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Room S102 
2070 Interquest Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80921

Room S102
100 W. Pikes Peak Ave.
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

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