Transfer student admission requirements

Are you a transfer student? If you attend or previously attended an institution of higher education then you may apply as a transfer student at the University of Nevada, Reno.

Learn more about our transfer student 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 transferable coursework.

If you do not meet the admissions requirements

Students with a transferable associate degree from a Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) institution may be allowed admissions to the University. Contact a Transfer Admissions Specialist for more information.

 

Application deadlines

Review the deadlines below as you prepare to apply to the University as a transfer student for fall admission.

Fall semester application dates
Application task Date
Fall 2022 application opens September 15, 2021
Application deadline July 1, 2022
Final day to accept admission July 15, 2022

Spring semester application dates
Application task Date
Spring 2022 application opens September 15, 2021
Application deadline December 15, 2021
Final day to accept admission January 10, 2022