Apply as a Transfer Student
If you've earned college credits after graduating from high school, you're considered a transfer student and should follow the process below to apply to UND. If you have not attended college after high school graduation, please follow the freshmen application process.
1. Review Transfer Admission Criteria
Specific admission requirements for transfer students are based upon the total number of transferable college credits at the time of your application.
If you've completed 24 transferable college credits (including in progress), you must meet the following criteria to be admitted to UND:
- Minimum of a 2.0 cumulative GPA
- Be in good standing at the college(s) you previously attended
If you've completed fewer than 24 transferable college credits (including in progress), you must meet the criteria above in addition to the criteria for freshmen.
Carefully review the Transfer Credits page to gain an understanding of how credits transfer to UND.
2. Complete Application
You can apply up to 1 year in advance of when you plan to start at UND.
Applications are currently being accepted for the fall 2021, spring 2022, summer 2022 and fall 2022 semesters.
Pay the $35 (U.S. funds) non-refundable fee.
Note: We recommend using Google Chrome when completing the application. If you run into issues with items not displaying in the application, try clearing your cache and cookies.
Fall: Aug. 16
Spring: Dec. 15
Summer: May 1
To automatically be awarded the UND Transfer Scholarship, you must meet the criteria and submit your completed application ASAP for the upcoming fall semester.
Undergrad students who leave the University for at least one semester, not including summer semester, are required to apply for readmission.
Application to Degree Program
Depending on your major, some programs may have additional requirements beyond the general university admission standards. Refer to the UND Academic Catalog, visit the department website or contact an advisor for more information.
Your first step is to get admitted to UND and if your major has additional admission requirements, you may be asked to complete a separate application to be accepted into your degree program.
Request your official college and high school transcripts to be sent directly from all previously attended schools (including any study abroad coursework) to UND. Transcripts can be sent electronically through a secured electronic transcript service or by mail in a sealed envelope to:
UND Office of Admissions
3501 University Ave Stop 8357
Grand Forks, ND 58202-8357
If you've completed 24 (including in progress) transferable college credits from an institution accredited by a regional or national accrediting organization recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), including the American Council on Education (ACE), you do not need to send your high school transcripts.
ACT or Sat
Through summer 2023 applicants, ACT/SAT test score requirements are waived for admission.
If necessary, request your official standardized test scores be sent directly to UND.
If you're 25+ years old on the first day of class OR you've completed 24 (including in progress) transferable college credits after graduating high school, you're not required to submit ACT or SAT test scores. However, if you've taken the ACT or SAT, it's highly recommended that you submit your official scores to UND for proper placement into English and math courses.
Submit Advanced Placement (AP), College-Level Examination Program (CLEP) or other test scores to UND.