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Follow these steps to complete your application for admissions as an international transfer student. You should apply as a transfer student if you have enrolled in another college or university after graduating from secondary school.
Fall: February 15
Spring: October 15
Summer: April 1
Applications are accepted after the published priority date for each term, but for guaranteed consideration of admission please submit the application and associated materials by priority date.
To ensure adequate time for consideration of your application, apply well in advance of your desired starting date. Nine months to a year is not too early to apply.
Please note that the scholarship application deadlines are earlier. For more information about applying for scholarships, visit the Scholarship website.
UTA considers your cumulative transfer GPA for transfer students with at least 30 semester hours. UTA will consider cumulative transfer GPA and SAT scores for students with less than 30 semester hours. Please refer to the chart below for minimum admission requirements. You may also review admission policies and legislative requirements in the University Catalog.
|Minimum Transferable Credit Hours||Minimum Acceptable GPA||Additional Requirements|
Less than 30
Must also meet freshman admission requirements
30 or more
Meeting minimum admission requirements does not guarantee admission.
You will need to apply using the ApplyTexas online application.
The transfer application fee. You can pay it with a credit card on the ApplyTexas application. If you do not pay the application fee through ApplyTexas, you can pay by credit card.
Credit Card (Preferred Method)
Pay online through the UTA website with Mastercard, Visa, American Express or Discover.
UTA does not offer application fee waivers for international students.
Submit documents to the Office of Admissions by mail or in person.
The U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service requires that you show proof that adequate resources are available to meet their first year of educational and living expenses, currently estimated at $40,229. A completed financial statement form must be completed and returned with the indicated documentation before an I-20 can be issued. Financial documents may be submitted online.
If you are already studying in the U.S. on an F-1 (student) visa, you must have established transfer eligibility before transfer is initiated by UTA by submitting a school transfer notification.