International Transfer Student Criteria

International Transfer Criteria 

English Proficiency Minimum Requirement  

  • TOEFL (iBT)     75  or 
  • IELTS    6.0 

*Exceptions:You do not need to submit a proof of English Proficiency Score mentioned above if you meet either one of the criteria below: 

  • Completion of a UCCS-approved English language program (ELS Language Centeror our IEP Language Center and receiving the approved scores.
  • Completion of English Composition I and II at a regionally-accredited post-secondary U.S. institution with a 'C' grade or better.
  • AP: Completion of English Language & Composition or English Literature & Composition with a score of 4 or better.
  • IB: Completion of English A Literature HL, English A Language & Literature HL, or English A Language & Literature SL with a score 4 and higher.
  • SAT verbal score or 400 or better. (UCCS code: 4874)
  • ACT English sub-score of 14 or better. (UCCS code: 0535)
  • Citizen of a country whose first/official language and the language of instruction are English and has completed all secondary or post-secondary schooling in that country.

GPA requirements 

GPA requirements vary based on each department, please check out the detailed information here