Transfer Students

Your journey continues here in Maverick Country!

Application Priority Dates

Fall: February 14
Spring: October 15
Summer: April 1

Applications are accepted after the priority dates. Please submit the application and required documents by the priority date for guaranteed consideration.

Admissions Applications

UTA accepts applications through ApplyTexas.

Download Transfer Admissions Checklist

Scholarship & Financial Aid Deadlines

Outstanding Transfer Scholarship: February 15
Transfer Honors Scholarship: February 15
Phi Theta Kappa: February 15
Federal Student Aid: January 15

Please note that some deadlines are earlier than application priority dates. You must submit your admissions application, along with all required documents to be considered for these scholarships. 

Learn More about Scholarships and Financial Aid

Eligibility Requirements for Transfer Students

Minimum Transferable Credit Hours Minimum Acceptable GPA Additional Requirements
Less than 24 2.25

Must meet freshman admission requirements AND

  • Have at least a 2.25 GPA on all transfer work
  • No developmental coursework when calculating minimum transferable credit hours or GPA
  • Grades of "D" or below do not transfer
  • All credits must be issued by a regionally accredited institution
24 or more 2.25
  • No developmental coursework when calculating minimum transferable credit hours or GPA
  • Grades of "D" or below do not transfer. UTA will not use "grade replacement", "grade forgiveness", "grade exclusion", or other amnesty
  • All credits must be issued by a regionally accredited institution. UTA does not recognize life/or career credit


Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Requirement

The Texas Success Initiative (TSI) has been developed by the state legislature to ensure student success at institutions of higher education. This is required for enrollment. Any assessments (Reading, Math and Writing ) are required for placing students in the appropriate coursework.

How to Apply

Follow these steps to complete your admissions application.

2. Pay the Application Fee

If you did not submit your application fee at the time of submitting your admissions application you can pay online. Transfer students are not eligible for fee waivers.

Pay Application Fee Online

3. Submit Official Transcripts

Students can submit unofficial transcripts for admission through summer 2023. Students will still need to submit their official transcripts once the institution(s) have made them available. The fastest method is electronically--sent directly from your school. If you are asked for an email address, use However, we will accept transcripts by mail or in person. We must have your official transcript by the 12th class day of your first semester at UTA.

Learn more about submitting official transcripts

4. Submit FAFSA/ TASFA

Students who wish to apply for financial aid must meet certain general eligibility criteria to apply for most need-based financial aid. To be eligible for scholarships students must come FAFSA or TASFA application.

Learn more about FAFSA or TASFA

5. Maverick Transfer Track

Maverick Transfer Track is a customized tool for future UTA students to see what credits will be needed to complete a degree at UTA. This resource is to assist in the advisement and transparency of degree completion opportunities at UTA. You can view other UTA degree plans to see the best fit for any of your academic endeavors.

Learn more about Maverick Transfer Track

6. Check Admissions Status

You can check your admissions status through the MyMav student portal, where you can also review if you have any missing items needed to complete your application.

Check Your Admissions Status in MyMav

Transfer Resources

These resources are dedicated to assist transfer students on their academic journey.

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TCC to UTA is a program designed for Tarrant Country College students, who have the ultimate goal of obtaining a bachelor's degree from UTA. TCC to UTA takes into account students’ needs and desires to build a pathway that eases the transfer of credits for timely to degree completion.

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Transfer Course Equivalency

Receive an early indicator of which courses from your current or previous institution will transfer to UTA. Please note that this system is not fully comprehensive to credits that may transfer to UTA.

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Transfer Guides

Each academic department provides a transfer guide for each of their degrees. These guides are not degree plans. Each guide provides you the UTA Course Name, UTA Course Number and the Texas Common Course Number. Please discuss your official degree plan with your academic advisor.


Under Texas state law, applicant or enrolled student is classified as a Texas resident, a nonresident, or a international student. View residency information or contact undergraduate residency.