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Transfer Students

Transfer applicants to the University of Utah are students who attended another college or university. Students may be applying from another U.S. institution, or a post-secondary school in another country.

As a transfer applicant to the University of Utah Asia Campus, you will go through the same rigorous application and admissions process as students applying to our Salt Lake City campus. You must submit the same documentation and meet the same standards to be offered admission.

Our admissions decisions are released on a rolling basis—the earlier you apply, the earlier you will hear back from us, and the more competitive you may be for both admission and scholarships.

Students who submit their online application prior to the Priority Application Deadline are given priority scholarship consideration.

Be sure to review the deadlines carefully, and as you move through the admissions process, please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions you may have.

Please note that the applications process for transfer students is different than for freshman. Prospective students who have taken courses at other institutions should confirm whether they should follow the incoming freshman or transfer student application process.

You can apply online by submitting our online application. (Please note that Internet Explorer can cause compatibility issues. We recommend using Chrome, Firefox, or Safari to complete your application.)

The non-refundable application fee is $65.  Please do not send cash.

Transcripts (mark sheets, school records, grades) for all post-secondary schools attended. Official English translations must be provided if the transcripts are only in the native language.

 

If transfer applicants have fewer than 30 transferrable credit hours they must also submit secondary school records. This includes transcripts (mark sheets, school records, grades) for secondary school (9-12). Official English translations must be provided if the transcripts are only in the native language.

 

Have at least a 2.6 transfer GPA.

 

Unofficial transcripts are acceptable to complete the admissions application and can be scanned or

e-mailed directly to asiacampus@utah.edu or iao@utah.edu.

 

Please note before starting classes at the University of Utah, students must submit an official copy of their post-secondary school transcripts and proof of graduation directly to the Office of Admissions. If admitted students have less than 30 transferrable credit hours, students must also submit an official copy of their secondary school transcript and proof of graduation directly to the Office of Admissions in addition to any post-secondary transcripts.

 

Official printed transcripts can be mailed in a sealed envelope to:

             The University of Utah

             International Admissions

             201 South 1460 East, Room 250s

             Salt Lake City, UT 84112 USA

 

* All official documents must be mailed directly to our Salt Lake City Campus and you do not need to mail another copy to the Asia Campus.

* Please do not send official international transcripts via email or fax as they will not be accepted as official.

 

If your school uses the following electronic transcript services they will be considered official:

             - Credentials Solutions

             - Parchment/Naviance

             - National Student Clearing House

             - eScrip-Safe

             - Scoir

 

* When requesting your transcripts using any of these services please use this email admisstranscripts@utah.edu.

If you have taken the GED exam in place of a high school diploma, please have your official GED scores sent directly from the GED website.

 

English Proficiency Score: If you are not a citizen of an approved English-speaking countries (Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom, USA) countries, you will be required to submit one of the following English Proficiency Test Scores:

 

iBT/TOEFL: 80 or above

IELTS: 6.5 or above

TOEIC: 695 or above

ACT: English score of 18 or higher

SAT: Reading Test 27 or higher

 

Scores must be less than two years old at the time of admission and should be sent to the University of Utah via the official testing agency. English proficiency waivers are offered to students who satisfy one of our waiver requirements.

 

ACT or SAT: If you are a U.S. citizen or a citizen of an approved English speaking country (Australia, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, United Kingdom) you must submit an ACT or SAT score.

 

If you have attended a US or US accredited high school for more than two and a half year, you must submit an ACT or SAT score regardless of your citizenship.

 

Other Ways to Demonstrate English Proficiency

Receive a grade of “C” or better in a college-level English Composition course (equivalent to WRTG 1010 – Intro to Academic Writing at the U or WRTG 2010 – Intermediate Writing: Academic Writing & Research) at a regionally-accredited U.S. college or university

An associate, bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree from a regionally-accredited U.S. college or university completed within two years of admittance

 

How to Send your Test Scores Officially: Please have your scores sent electronically to the University of Utah Office of Admissions. You can do this by using the following Codes:

TOEFL Code: 4853

TOEIC: Mail or email (asiacampus@utah.edu)

IELTS: Please contact your testing center and have them send your results directly to the University of Utah Office of Admissions

SAT Code: 4853

ACT Code: 4274

* If the name on your test result is different from the name you put on your application, please contact iao@sa.utah.edu with the name information so we can match the score with your application.

 

 Everyone who applies will send us their academic information. Additional information is your chance to stand out! You can submit an essay, letter of recommendation, resume, list of activities, or anything else you want us to see. Be sure to clearly indicate your name and date of birth on your submission.

 You can track your application status at https://student.apps.utah.edu/uofu/stu/admission-checklist/. You will receive your official admissions result by email, and admissions decisions typically take 3 – 4 weeks, but may take longer depending on the time of year and your individual application.

Undergraduate Application Deadlines

 

SPRING 2021

FALL 2021

1st Priority Deadline

OCT 30, 2020

APR 30, 2021

2nd Priority Deadline

DEC 18, 2020

JUL 1, 2021

Final Deadline

JAN 30, 2021

AUG 2, 2021

* Students who apply by the 1st and 2nd Priority Deadline will have priority on scholarship consideration.

Term Dates

 

SPRING 2021

FALL 2021

Classes Begin

FEB 22, 2021

AUG 23,2021

Classes End

JUNE 4, 2021

DEC 3, 2021

Admissions Standards

Identifying applicants who are well prepared for academic success is one of the keys to providing our students with an extraordinary undergraduate experience.

How your Courses Will Transfer

Learn how your past university coursework has prepared you for a University of Utah education.

 

 

 

Last Updated: 9/18/20