Transfer Student FAQ

 

1. What are the requirements to be considered qualified to transfer to UGA?

To qualify for consideration to transfer to UGA you must: 

  • Have 60 or more hours of transferable credit by the application deadline
  • Have complete at least one full year of college (post high school) by the time of intended enrollment and have graduated from high school at least 12 months prior to the intended UGA enrollment
  • Must have a 2.8 or higher transfer GPA to be considered for admission, though there is no minimum GPA that guarantees admission. 

OR

  • Have 30-59 semester hours of transferable credit by the application deadline
  • Have completed at least one year of college (post high school) by the term of intended enrollment
  • Must have a 3.30 or higher transfer GPA to be considered for admission, though there is no minimum GPA that guarantees admission.
  • Admission as a transfer student to UGA cannot be assured and can also be dependent on space availability within the University. 

2. What if I cannot complete 30 transferable semester hours until after the application deadline?

3. Can Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate course credit count toward the required 30 completed semester hours? 

4. I was admitted to UGA as a first-year student, but chose to go to another institution. Does this affect my future transfer application to UGA?

5. Does it matter where I go to school first in order to transfer to UGA? 

6. I have attended more than one institution. Do I need to send transcripts from every school at which I have taken college level work? 

7. How will I know which classes will transfer to UGA?

8. What do all of the symbols mean on the Transfer Equivalency System?

9. Why are some courses listed as electives on the Transfer Equivalency System?

10. What if the transferring course is not on the Transfer Equivalency System?

11. What are General Education Core Electives?

12. Why do some transferring courses have multiple UGA Course listings on the Transfer Equivalency System?

13. I received a failing grade in a course but have retaken the course. Will the failing grade be replaced?

14. What is a Non-Traditional student?

15. Does UGA use my plus/minus grades from my previous college?

16. When does the transfer application open?

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