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Transfer Students

The variety and depth of UALR’s academic programs  – nearly 160 in all – attracts students from around the globe. For transfer students especially, an education from UALR can be a springboard to bigger things such as study abroad, internships, and a career of a lifetime.

Transferring to a new college is a big decision full of important details to iron out, which is why our Office of Transfer Student Services is here to help.

Application Deadline Dates

Term Classes Start Application Deadline
Spring 2015 Jan 12, 2015 Jan 2, 2015 at 5:00 p.m.
Summer 1 2015 May 26, 2015 May 15, 2015 at 5:00pm
Summer 2 2015 May 26, 2015 May 15, 2015 at 5:00pm
Summer 4 2015 July 6, 2015 June 25, 2015 at 5:00pm

Admission of Transfer Students

Transfer students are those who have been enrolled previously in a higher institution of learning after earning a high school diploma or GED and have at least 12 transferable credit hours. A 2.00 cumulative GPA on all previous college work is required to be granted regular admission. Students with less than 12 transferable credit hours must meet freshmen admission standards (view freshmen admission standards). Applicants must submit:

  • Complete application of admission
  • Official transcript from each institution of higher education previously attended
  • Proof of two MMR immunizations (required for all applicants born after January 1, 1957)

Only official transcripts will be accepted for evaluation. Applicants are encouraged to apply early and submit documents by the early credential deadline. Please submit all official transcripts, even those with in-progress work, for initial review. All completed transcripts will be required to finalize your admissions application and receive your financial aid disbursement.

Once your online application for admission is received it will be reviewed and you will receive a letter or email within 3-5 business days reminding you of the required credentials needed in order to complete your admission application. Your application must be complete before you will be fully admitted to UALR.