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Transfer Application Deadlines

Spring semester

Priority deadlines: Colleges with priority deadlines will give full consideration to all applications received and complete by that date. Applications received or completed after the priority deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis. Some programs may close their admissions before the final deadline.

In order to be considered for more than one program where the program deadlines differ, you must meet the deadline for each individual program.

The following dates are applicable to external transfer students only. Additional instructions are available if you would like to change your major, minor, college, or campus.

Visit our Apply page to submit your application.

College Major Application Deadline Confirmation Deadline
Biological Sciences   No spring admission  
Continuing and Professional Studies All majors Priority: October 1
Final: December 1
Priority: November 1*
Design All majors, but some major studio sequences only begin in the Fall term Priority: October 1
Final: December 1
Priority: November 1*
Education & Human Development All majors Priority: October 1
Final: December 1
Priority: November 1*
Food, Agricultural & Natural Resource Sciences All majors Priority: October 1
Final: December 1
Priority: November 1*
Liberal Arts All majors Priority: October 1
Final: December 1
Priority: November 1*
Management (Carlson School of)   No spring admission  
Science and Engineering   No spring admission  
Undergraduate Health Science Programs
Dental Hygiene No spring admission  
Medical Laboratory Sciences No spring admission  
Mortuary Science Priority: October 1
Final: December 1
Priority: November 1*
Nursing No spring admission  

* Transfer programs accept confirmations on a space-available basis after the November 1 priority confirmation deadline.

Fall semester

Priority deadlines: Colleges with priority deadlines will give full consideration to all applications received and complete by that date. Applications received or completed after the priority deadline will be reviewed on a space-available basis. Some programs may close their admissions before the final deadline.

In order to be considered for more than one program where the program deadlines differ, you must meet the deadline for each individual program.

The following dates are applicable to external transfer students only. Additional instructions are available if you would like to change your major, minor, college, or campus.

Visit our Apply page to submit your application.

College Major Application Deadline Confirmation Deadline
Biological Sciences All majors Priority: February 1
Final: June 1
Priority: May 1*
Continuing and Professional Studies All majors Priority: February 1
Final: August 1
Priority: May 1*
Design All majors Priority: February 1
Final: June 1
Priority: May 1*
Education & Human Development All majors Priority: February 1
Final: June 1
Priority: May 1*
Food, Agricultural & Natural Resource Sciences All majors Priority: February 1
Final: July 1
Priority: May 1*
Liberal Arts All majors Priority: February 1
Final: July 1
Priority: May 1*
Management (Carlson School of) All majors Priority: February 1 Priority: May 1*
Science and Engineering All majors Priority: February 1
Final: June 1
Priority: May 1*
Undergraduate Health Science Programs
Medical Laboratory Sciences Priority: February 1
Yr 3 Final: July 1
Yr 4 Final: June 1
Priority: May 1*
Dental Hygiene Final: January 8 Priority: May 1*
Mortuary Science Priority: February 1
Final: August 15
Priority: May 1*
Nursing*   Final: February 1 Priority: May 1*

* Transfer programs accept confirmations on a space-available basis after the May 1 priority confirmation deadline.

** The University of Minnesota Twin Cities School of Nursing maintains a small transfer student cohort whose instruction will occur at our satellite location in Rochester, Minnesota.

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