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Transfer Application and Requirements


Applying is Simple

1. Online Application: UW System Applicationlink

2. Application Fee: $44. Can be paid online or to Admissions Office. Not required if your last college was a 2-year UW College

3. Transcripts: Official transcripts from all previous colleges attended sent directly to the Admissions Office. If you have completed less than 24 credits when applying, also send an official high school transcript. Send your transcripts as soon as possible even if you have courses listed as "in-progress".

Admission Requirements

Transfer students typically have a 2.5 or higher overall GPA from previous institutions. Students with GPAs between 2.0-2.5 should still apply. Programs below may require higher a GPA:

  • Accounting (2.6)
  • Animal/Dairy Science (2.6)
  • Business Administration (2.6)
  • Computer Science (2.6)
  • Economics (2.6)
  • Elementary Education (3.0)
  • Health and Human Performance
    • Exercise Science (2.5)
    • Health and Physical Education (3.0)
  • Secondary Education (2.75)
  • Social Work (2.6)

Applicants are given a comprehensive review.

Apply Today! Once Admitted...

  • Sign-up online or over the phone at 715-425-3500 for a New Student Registration program for Fall 2015 classes
    • Programs are available between August 27th and September 2nd
    • Well over 100 transfer students successfully transition to UWRF each year during these programs
  • Receive your initial transfer credit evaluation and begin fine-tuning your credits with your advisor and department
  • Receive your Financial Aid Award Letter via your campus email (once FAFSA is complete with UWRF listed, school code 003923)
  • Submit on-campus housing applications for better matching of preferences (if living on campus)
    • Housing is still typically available for Fall 2015 throughout the summer

Appeal Process

Every application denied has already been through a comprehensive review. For an appeal to be considered, it must bring to light new academic and/or personal information, as well as details pertaining to extenuating circumstances that were not addressed in the initial application. The appeal letter must be written and submitted by the applicant and sent to the Admissions Office (e-mail is acceptable, A complete appeal includes: the appeal letter, an updated official transcript (if transcript with initial application contained "in progress" courses), and a recommendation letter supporting your appeal. Applicants can only appeal once and decisions resulting from an appeal are final. We will not accept appeals filed on behalf of the student by a parent, counselor, teacher, friend, etc. Appeals will be reviewed on a bi-weekly basis.

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