Transfer student admission requirements

Are you a transfer student? If you attend or previously attended an institution of higher education and have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and at least 24 transferable credits, then you are considered a transfer student at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Learn more about our basic admission requirements below:

Minimum of 24 transferable semester college credits. While there is no limit to the number of credits that may transfer, at least half of the total number of credits required for a bachelor's degree must be earned at an accredited four-year institution. Thirty upper-division credits must be earned in residence at the University of Nevada, Reno.

2.5 cumulative grade point average (GPA). You must have a minimum 2.5 GPA in all coursework.

College-level English & mathematics requirement. Students must place into college-level English and mathematics courses or have completed college-level English and mathematics courses prior to transfer. Test scores in ACT, SAT, AP, CLEP, IB and Accuplacer may be used as evidence of compliance to this requirement provided that they satisfy the University's cut-offs and policy.

If you do not meet the admissions requirements

If you do not meet the requirements, but have a transferable associate degree from a Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) institution, you may be allowed admissions to the University.