Transfer Admission Criteria

Below you will find information about Transfer Admission Criteria by College. Please note that most of the information is relevant to students transferring from another school in Colorado. If you are transferring from an out-of-state school, please contact the Office of Student Recruitment (800-990-8227 x. 3084 or transfer@uccs.edu) for assistance with course recommendations.

PLEASE NOTE: UCCS will only apply a maximum of 72 hours of transfer credit from 2-year colleges and a maximum of 90 hours of transfer credit from all schools combined.

General Information:
Online Application - NOTE: To be considered for transfer admission a student must complete 13 or more transferrable hours.
Colorado Community College 60+60 plans
Colorado State-Wide Guaranteed Transfer Program information
CU Guaranteed Transfer Admission Criteria

UCCS College of Letters, Arts & Sciences
Grades -
Earn a C- or better in all courses
GPA needed to transfer -
Achieve a cumulative GPA of 2.4, or better, including all remedial and repeated courses. NOTE: Students with GPAs of 2.0 or better also may apply and be considered for admission.
Course Recommendations - For course recommendations check out the Colorado Community College 60+60 plans.

UCCS College of Business
Grades -
Earn a C- or better in all courses
GPA needed to transfer -
Achieve a cumulative GPS of 2.7, or better, including all remedial and repeated courses. NOTE: Students with GPAs of 2.0 or better also may apply to the College of Business and will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Students who are not initially admissible to the College of Business will be considered for admission to the College of Letters, Arts & Sciences (LAS) until they meet certain grade, course and GPA requirements. At that time, they may transfer to the College of Business.
Course Recommendations -
For course recommendations check out the Statewide Articulation Agreement for Business.

UCCS College of Education
Grades -
Earn a C- or better in all courses and a B or better in ENG 121 (or the equivalent forst composition course)
GPA needed to transfer - Achieve a cumulative GPA of 2.4, or better, including all remedial and repeated courses. NOTE: Students with GPAs of 2.0 or better also may apply, but will be considered for admission on a case-by-case basis. Admission is to the College of Letters, Arts & Sciences with an application to the Education program completed after the student has transferred to UCCS.
Course Recommendations - Elementary or Special Education students should follow the Statewide Articulation Agreement for Elementary EducationSecondary Education students should follow the appropriate Secondary Education Guide.

UCCS College of Engineering and Applied Science
Grades -
Earn a C- or better in all courses
GPA needed to transfer - Achieve a cumulative GPA of 2.5, or better, including all remedial and repeated courses. Completion of Calculus I and either Calculus-Based Physics and/or College Chemistry is encouraged. NOTE: students with GPAs of 2.0, or better, also may apply to the College of Engineering and will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Students who are not initially admissible to the College of Engineering will be considered for admission to the College of Letters, Arts & Sciences (LAS) until they meet certain grade, course, and GPA requirements.Upon completion of the minimum criteria the student may pursue admission into the College of Engineering.
Course Recommendations -
For course recommendations check out the Statewide Engineering Articulation agreement, or our major specific transfer guides for Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.

UCCS Beth-El College of Nursing & Health Care Science
Grades -
Earn a C- or better in all courses
GPA needed to transfer - Achieve a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better for NURSING, or a 2.5 or better for HEALTH CARE SCIENCE, including all remedial and repeated courses. Students with GPAs of 2.0 or better also may apply. However, they will be considered for admission to the College of Letters, Arts & Sciences (LAS) until they meet the Beth-El College of Nursing grade, course, and GPA requirements. At that time they may pursue admission to the Beth-El College of Nursing and Health Care Science.
Course Recommendations -
Nursing students should follow the Nursing transfer guide, or the RN to BSN transfer guide. Health Care Science students should contact the Office of Student Recruitment (transfer@uccs.edu) for course suggestions, or follow one of the specific PPCC Best Choices guides for their selected program.

UCCS School of Public Affairs
Grades -
Earn a C- or better in all courses
GPA needed to transfer - Achieve a cumulative GPA of 2.4, or better, including all remedial and repeated courses. NOTE: Students with GPAs of 2.0 or better also may apply, but will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Course Recommendations - For course recommendations students should contact the Office of Student Recruitment (transfer@uccs.edu), or follow one of the specific PPCC Best Choices guides.