Transfer Students

Your journey continues here in Maverick Country!

Transfer Pathways. Career Success.

UTA is known for creating access to inclusive pathways for student success, economic advancement, and career possibilities.

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Established Graduates

Number 1 in Dallas-Fort Worth for return on investment.

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Recognized for support and pathways for community college students.

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Transfer Destination

5th in the nation for transfer student enrollment.

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.

College of Architecture, Planning & Public Affairs (CAPPA)

*CAPPA has specific application priority dates for specific programs. Review CAPPA enrollment deadlines for more information.*

Admissions Applications

UTA accepts applications through ApplyTexas.

Download Transfer Admissions Checklist

Scholarship & Financial Aid Deadlines

Federal Student Aid: Visit FAO for current deadlines

Please note that some deadlines are earlier than application priority dates. You must submit your admission 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 amnesties.
  • 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. TSI assessments for Reading, Math, and Writing are state-mandated tests for placing students in appropriate courses. While not required for admission, submission of a TSI assessment test is required before you can enroll in any courses.

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 great tool for future UTA transfer students to see credit transferability. Students will easily see how their credits can be applied to various UTA academic degree plans and view what remaining classes they have left for that specific academic major. 

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
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Transfer Creditability Resources

Transfer students receive support through a variety of resources. Students can review course transferability for their academic major to better assist them in continuing their academic journey in a timely manner. 


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