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Transfer Admissions

A transfer applicant is a student who has graduated from high school and has been or is currently enrolled at an accredited college or university.

Applications are reviewed holistically on factors such as a student’s transfer GPA, personal statement, and intended major field of study.

GPA

Transfer applicants must have a minimum 2.0 grade point average (on a four-point scale) in college credit courses eligible for transfer credit. All the grades you earned in transferable courses, including Ds, Fs, and WFs, from every college you have attended will be calculated into UT’s admissibility GPA. If a course is repeated, both grades are used.

Special Academic Requirements

There is no minimum or maximum number of hours needed to apply as a transfer student. However, some majors have capacity limits that allow very few transfer admissions, even for well-qualified students.

For such majors, those academic colleges or departments may require greater than a 2.0 for acceptance into certain programs.

Additional course work and enhanced performance standards beyond what is required by other universities and colleges may be needed when applying to our competitive degree programs. This may include but not be limited to more advanced math and science requirements.

Before you apply, consider the special requirements by these colleges:

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