Students in the UC 

Transfer Students

How to Apply


Application Process

To apply for admission, you will need to send the following:

1. Online Application: Please complete the UW System Application.

2. Application Fee: There is a non-refundable fee of $50. The fee can be paid online through the UW System application or to the Admissions Office. 

Note: Application fee waivers are available for applicants with financial hardship. To request a waiver, submit the Application Fee Waiver Form to the Admissions Office for review.

3. High School Transcript: All transfer students must provide an official final high school transcript to verify graduation. The transcript may also be used for admission consideration for students with less than 24 transfer credits. If you have completed less than 12 college credits when applying, also send your ACT or SAT scores.

4. College Transcripts: Official transcripts from all previous colleges attended should be sent directly to the Admissions Office. Send your transcripts as soon as possible even if you have courses listed as "in-progress." 

When requesting your official transcripts, please have them sent directly to:

UWRF Admissions
103 David Rodli Hall
410 S. 3rd St
River Falls, WI 54022

Transcripts sent via electronic transcript service directly from institutions may be sent to

Admission Requirements

Transfer students must have a 2.0 or higher overall GPA from previous institutions to be considered for admission. Applicants are given a comprehensive review. Programs below may require a higher GPA:

  • Animal/Dairy Science (2.6)
  • Elementary Education (3.0)
  • Secondary Education (2.75)
  • Social Work (2.6)  
  • Health and Human Performance
    • Exercise and Sport Science (2.5)
    • Health and Physical Education (3.0)

Music Program Note: Students admitted to UWRF as music majors must also complete an audition through the Music Department. For more details, visit the Music Department’s audition information web page.

Contact Us

Admissions Office
103 David Rodli Hall
M-F, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.