Admission for Transfer Students

Transferring to a new college is a big decision, so the Office of Transfer Student Services helps students make a smooth transition for a more successful UA Little Rock experience.

UA Little Rock Transfer Admissions Information 2020-2021

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Am I a Transfer Student?

  • If you have a high school diploma or GED and at least 12 transferable credit hours from another institution, you’re considered a transfer student.
  • Less than 12 transferable credit hours from a regionally accredited institution must meet freshman standards (if you have a question about hours that will transfer, reach out to Records and Registration for clarification).
  • If your only college coursework was taken while concurrently enrolled in high school (prior to graduation), you will be evaluated for first-time freshman admission.

Admission Standards for Transfer Students

  • Cumulative grade point average of at least 2.00 on all previous regionally accredited college coursework, or
  • Earned an AA/AS/AAS from immediate previously attended regionally-accredited institution (no minimum GPA required)

Important information about admission for transfer students:

  • Less than 12 transferable credit hours from a regionally accredited institution must meet freshman standards (if you have a question about hours that will transfer, reach out to Records and Registration for clarification).
  • Admit decision appeal option is available if denied.

Getting Ready to Apply

Our Quick Guide will walk you through your next steps from applying for admission and paying the $40 application fee (or requesting a waiver), submitting the required documents like your transcript, signing in to the student dashboard, applying for financial aid, and more. If you need to transfer financial aid from one institution to UA Little Rock, view the Transfer Student Services FAQs.

Required Documents

  • Application for admission and pay the $40 application fee. There’s no application fee for military students, so request your waiver here.
  • Immunization records or Titer Test showing Immunity (for students born after 1956) can be sent via mail, emailed to admissions@ualr.edu, or faxed to 501-916-3128. It must include dated proof of two measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccines or the titer test with test date showing immunity. Not required for veterans or active duty military.
  • Official college transcripts from all post-secondary schools you’ve attended. Official documents are sent directly from the institution that created the document. For example, official transcripts come from the previous college’s registrar by mail or electronic data submission.
    • Are you currently enrolled? Ask your registrar to send an in-progress transcript so that we can begin an initial review and then send another transcript after grades have posted.

More Questions?

We’re here to help! If you have more questions about applying to UA Little Rock, you can contact your recruiter.