Academic Profile of Fall 2018 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 108 3.55 69% 27% 4% 0%
Continuing and Professional Studies 101 3.1 25% 36% 28% 10%
Design 206 3.35 43% 42% 15% 1%
Education & Human Development 110 3.34 36% 44% 14% 6%
Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences 246 3.34 42% 39% 17% 2%
Liberal Arts 2118 3.32 42% 38% 17% 3%
Management (Carlson School of) 101 3.81 94% 6% 0% 0%
Science and Engineering2 412 3.64 75% 22% 3% 0%
Undergraduate Health Science Program: Dental Hygiene 9 3.1 22% 33% 33% 11%
Undergraduate Health Science Program: Medical Laboratory Science (formerly Clinical Laboratory Science) 8 3.5 50% 50% 0% 0%
Undergraduate Health Science Program: Mortuary Science 14 3.23 43% 36% 21% 0%
Undergraduate Health Science Program: Nursing 30 3.45 60% 33% 7% 0%

1 GPA is calculated on a 4.0 scale. Average GPA is calculated based on grades earned in postsecondary coursework eligible for transfer towards a degree program at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. Student count totals include only those students with postsecondary transfer coursework (on the same A-F grading scale as the University on Minnesota) on file as of publication date.

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.

GPA is calculated on a 4.0 scale 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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