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.

Admission of Transfer Students

Transfer students are those who have been enrolled previously in a post-secondary institution after earning a high school diploma or GED and have at least 12 transferable credit hours. Transfer admission requires a 2.00 cumulative GPA on all previous college work. Students with less than 12 transferable credit hours must meet freshmen admission standards (view freshmen admission standards). Applicants must submit:

  • Complete application of admission and $40 non-refundable application fee
  • 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. Completed transcripts will be required to finalize your admission 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.