Transfer Students

Your journey continues here in Maverick Country!


You will need to apply using the ApplyTexas online application

  • Select The University of Texas at Arlington as the target university and "Transfer" as the application type.
  • Pay the Application Fee
  • Submit Application 

Application Priority Dates

Fall: February 14

Spring: October 15
Summer: April 1

Applications are still accepted after the priority dates for each term, however for guaranteed consideration of admission, please submit the application and required documents by the priority date. 

Review our UTA Transfer Admissions Checklist to better assist you during the admissions process.

UTA Transfer Admissions Checklist

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

Submitting 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.

Official Transcript Guidelines

Texas Success Initiative Requirement

The Texas Success Initiative 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.

TSI Requirements

UTA 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.

Maverick Transfer Track

Scholarship and Financial Aid Deadlines

Federal Student Aid: January 15 

Transfer Scholarship: Extended to February 22  

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. 


Financial Aid and Scholarships

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

Secure your Future

Texas Reskilling Support Fund Grant Program

The Texas Reskilling Support Fund Grant Program provides essential emergency educational support to students that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic to aid in the continuation of their education. 

Students who transfer or return to UTA to complete their bachelor's degree may qualify for the Texas Reskilling Support Fund Grant Program from the Governor's Emergency Educational Relief Fund. Grant money for those who qualify will cover tuition and fees, from $500 to $2,500.

Qualified Applicants Must:

  • Plan to complete a bachelor's degree within 12 months of re-enrolling.
  • Have not been enrolled in college the previous long semester (Fall or Spring).
  • File the 2021-2022 FAFSA to attend Summer 2021, Fall 2021 and/or Spring 2022 indicating financial need and eligibility for federal Title IV assistance. 
  • Be a Texas resident eligible for in-state tuition.
  • Affirm COVID-19 Impact.
  • Enroll in qualifying high-demand, high-value degree program.

Complete the Texas Reskilling Grant Interest Form for more information on eligibility. 

Texas Reskilling Grant Interest Form

Transfer Student Resources

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


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.


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.

UTA Transfer Guides

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.

Transfer Course Equivalency


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.