Academic Profile of Fall 2016 Admitted Transfer Applicants by College

This table provides a general overview of the academic qualifications of last year's admitted transfer applicants, as reflected in students' college GPA1 (grade point average). The data presented in the table are a composite picture of admitted transfer applicants; they are not admission criteria. Admission decisions are based on an individual, overall assessment of each application.

Please also review our admission requirements and deadlines for transfers.

College or program Number of admitted students Average transfer GPA Transfer GPA range distribution
4.0-3.53.49-3.02.99-2.5Below 2.5
Biological Sciences 99 3.56 66% 30% 3% 1%
Continuing Education 74 3.03 8% 49% 34% 9%
Design 150 3.38 47% 35% 17% 1%
Education & Human Development 136 3.2 32% 39% 22% 7%
Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences 219 3.39 47% 36% 16% 1%
Liberal Arts 1938 3.32 41% 36% 20% 3%
Management (Carlson School of) 86 3.81 94% 6% 0% 0%
Science and Engineering2 368 3.59 68% 28% 4% 0%
Undergraduate Health Science Program: Dental Hygiene 20 3.26 30% 55% 15% 0%
Undergraduate Health Science Program: Medical Laboratory Science (formerly Clinical Laboratory Science) 16 3.31 31% 56% 13% 0%
Undergraduate Health Science Program: Mortuary Science 18 3.12 5% 50% 40% 5%
Undergraduate Health Science Program: Nursing 30 3.63 70% 30% 0% 0%

1 GPA is calculated on a 4.0 scale

2 CSE lists average cumulative GPA here; however, admission is also based on grades in selected engineering, science and math courses. Please see the College of Science and Engineering's transfer admissions page for more information.

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