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Checklist for transfer students

Coming from UC Blue Ash or UC Clermont? Your checklist is here.

√  Plan for a successful transfer

  • Check the application deadlines below.
  • Review the admission criteria for your desired major at uc.edu/programs.

√  Curious about how your college credit will transfer?

  • Send an official transcript to: 
    • University of Cincinnati 
      Office of Admissions
      PO Box 210091
      Cincinnati, OH 45221-0091  
  • Once we receive and process your transcript, we’ll send you a credit evaluation report to show you exactly how your credit will count at UC.

√  Apply!

  • Apply online
  • We recommend you apply to a first and a second choice.

√  Pay the $50 application fee.

  • You must submit the $50 application fee at the end of the online application in order for your application to be submitted and final.

√  Request your transcripts.

  • If we don’t already have official college transcripts from each college you have previously attended, please send them to: 
    • University of Cincinnati
      Office of Admissions
      PO Box 210091
      Cincinnati, OH 45221-0091

√  Do we need your high school transcript? It depends.

  • We need your high school transcript if you’ve earned less than 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours) at another university. 
  • Your ACT or SAT scores are helpful and must be sent directly from the testing agency.

√  Your application must be complete before the deadline.

  • We must have all of the above required documents by these deadlines:
    • Fall Semester: July 1
      • DAAP Programs: March 1*
    • Spring Semester: November 1
    • Summer Semester: March 1

*Programs in Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning only admit transfer students for Fall Semester. Their application deadline is March 1.

√ Check your status.

  • Check your status online at any time to verify that we’ve received your scores, transcripts, and see your most up-to-date application status.

√ Transfer your financial aid

  • Add UC Title IV code 003125 to your FAFSA information.

√  Confirm your admission. 

√  Speak to an advisor if you have questions.