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Transfer Admission Requirements

Ready to earn your degree at UWF? Learn about transfer qualifications and classification based on credit hours. Application review typically takes 2-3 weeks once we have received all required documents.


Transfer Classification

This table provides a general overview for classification based on credit hours. Be sure to review the detailed descriptions provided on this page for more information.

Classification By Credit Hours Transferred
ClassificationHours
Freshman Transfer 12-29
Sophomore Transfer 30-59
Upperclassman Transfer 60+ or A.A.

Freshman Transfer: 12-29 Credit Hours

To be considered for admission, applicants must:

  • Have a minimum 2.00 cumulative GPA from all attempted college courses.
  • Have a 2.00 GPA at most recent institution and be in good academic standing.
  • Meet all freshman admission requirements.

Sophomore Transfer: 30-59 Credit Hours

To be considered for admission, applicants must:

  • Have a minimum 2.00 cumulative GPA from all attempted college courses.
  • Have a minimum 2.00 GPA at most recent institution and be in good academic standing.
  • Have successfully completed at least 30 credit hours.
  • Have earned a letter grade of "C" or higher in the following courses:
    • English Composition
    • Mathematics (college level)

Students who are interested in receiving financial aid will still need to submit proof of high school completion (high school transcript) to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. The Department of Education requires institutions to receive proof of high school graduation (or equivalent) in order for financial aid-awarded funds to be disbursed to the student.

Students who completed foreign language in high school (Level II, i.e., Spanish II) and wish to use this curriculum to satisfy the University foreign language graduation requirement may do so. Students will ask their high school to send their high school transcript to the UWF Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

Students not meeting these requirements must meet the requirements for transfer students with fewer than 30 transferable hours


Upperclassman Transfer: 60+ Credit Hours or A.A. Degree

To be considered for admission, applicants must:

  • Have a minimum 2.00 cumulative GPA from all attempted college courses.
  • Have a minimum 2.00 GPA at most recent institution and be in good academic standing.
  • Have successfully completed at least 60 credit hours.

Students who completed foreign language in high school (Level II, i.e., Spanish II) and wish to use this curriculum to satisfy the University foreign language graduation requirement may do so. Students will ask their high school to send their high school transcript to the UWF Office of Undergraduate Admissions.