UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Campus Fall 10092013 

Transfer Application and Requirements

APPLY TODAY FOR SPRING 2016 or FALL 2016!

Applying is Simple

1. Online Application: UW System Application

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 GPA's between 2.0 - 2.5 should still apply. Applicants are given a comprehensive review. Programs below may require a higher GPA:

  • Accounting (2.6)
  • Animal/Dairy Science (2.6)
  • Business Administration (2.6)
  • Computer Science & Information Systems (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)  

Music Program Note: Students who are admitted to the university as Music majors must also complete an audition through the Music Department. For more details, please visit the Music Department’s audition information webpage.


Benefits of Early Admission Include:

  • Receiving your initial transfer credit evaluation
  • Applying online for $2,000 Falcon Transfer Scholarships (GPA over a 3.0)
  • Submitting on-campus housing applications for more options and matching of preferences (if living on campus)
  • Connecting with your professors for conversations and mentoring about your goals, internships, study abroad programs... and much more!

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, admissions@uwrf.edu). 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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