Tiffin University

How to Apply

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If you are ready to get started, you can apply online with no application fee. However, if you’d like to first speak with an admissions counselor to discuss transfer credits, requirements, financial aid or other general questions, fill out the form on this page and we will be in touch. 

Applying to TU is easy.

1. Application

Complete the free, online application at go.tiffin.edu/apply

A. GRADUATE STUDENTS – If your GPA was lower than a 3.0, you must submit a 300-word essay and upload a resume.


  1. Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent
  2. Graduation from an accredited associate’s degree program OR currently attending an accredited undergraduate associate’s/bachelor’s degree program
  3. Freshman Applicants: Minimum unweighted cumulative high school GPA of 2.0 is required.
  4. Applicants transferring 12+ credit hours: Minimum cumulative GPA of a 2.0 is required.

Once you apply, you will be assigned a dedicated admissions counselor who will guide you through the entire admissions process.

2. Transcripts

Request and submit your transcripts to:

Tiffin University
Attn: Registration & Records
155 Miami Street
Tiffin, OH 44883

A. GRADUATE: Request your official transcript from the institution where you earned your undergraduate degree. While waiting on official transcripts to be sent, you can upload your unofficial transcript in order to continue moving the admissions process forward.

B. UNDERGRADUATE: Request official documents to be sent to us from all institutions that you have listed on your application. These documents will determine the transfer credit that will be granted.

3. Financial Aid

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the first step of the financial aid process. More than 80% of our students receive financial aid and we strongly encourage all students to file their FAFSA at fafsa.ed.gov or download the myStudentAid app on your phone.

4. Decision

Once all required documents are received, your file will be evaluated and an admissions decision will be made.

5. Final Steps

We will contact you to review your degree requirements and determine your registration preferences. Once scheduled, your final steps are to make sure all required documents are turned in and you complete our online orientation.

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