Admissions Criteria for Transfer Students

If you are transferring with an associates or higher level degree from a regionally accredited college - Your combined cumulative grade point average (GPA) must be 2.0 or higher (on a 4.0 grading scale) to be eligible for general admissions. You must submit the following documents:

  • Official college transcript from each post secondary institution attended.

If you are transferring with between 12 completed college semester hours up to an associates degree - Your combined cumulative college GPA must be 2.0 or higher (on a 4.0 grading scale) to be eligible for general admission to the University. You will be required to submit the following documents:

  • Official college transcripts from each post secondary institution attended.
  • Official high school transcript (or GED)
  • ACT/SAT scores will also be required if you have not completed college-level English and algebra.

If you are transferring with less than 12 college semester hours completed - Your admission to the University will be based on your high school academic record. A high school final GPA of 2.5 or higher and an ACT composite score of 17 or higher are required for general admission. (Beginning Fall Semester 2006, high school entry requirements will be changed. Please contact Admissions to learn more.) You will be required to submit the following documents:

  • Official high school transcript (or GED).
  • Official college transcripts from each post secondary institution attended.
  • ACT/SAT scores will also be required if you have not completed college-level English and algebra.

Check out the Ferris catalog for specific admissions requirements to the major of your choice.