University of Arizona Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

This is the complete guide for transferring to UA. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to UA.

What are your chances at UA?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at UA or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At UA, 23.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for University of Arizona, click here

    What are the transfer requirements for UA?

    UA requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Required of Some
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement Not Required
    Interview Not Required
    Standardized Test Scores Not Required
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Not Required

    In addition to the above requirements, UA also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    UA requires a minimum of 12 credits.

    What are University of Arizona’s Transfer Deadlines?

    Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down UA transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

    Closing Date Reported Deadline
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline rolling

    Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

    We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

    In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

    When are decision dates for University of Arizona transfer applicants?

    If you applied to transfer to UA on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

    Deadline Notification Dates
    Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
    Summer Transfer Deadline rolling

    Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

    What is University of Arizona’s transfer acceptance rate?

    In 2019, UA received 6775 transfer applicants.

    The school accepted 4537 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for UA is 66.97%.

    This indicates how hard it is to transfer into UA. You can use the free calculator below to predict your chances of getting accepted.

    What are your chances at UA?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at UA or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    Additionally, of the 4537 accepted transfer students, 2268 students enrolled - that means the yield was 49.99%.

    UA accepts 67 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

    How can you afford UA

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    What are the University of Arizona transfer GPA requirements?

    UA requires a minimum college GPA of 2.0 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, UA requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.5.

    Will you enjoy transferring to UA?

    There are a lot of reasons to transfer to UA. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

    Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

    Or perhaps you’re drawn to Tucson...

    Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

    Finding success at UA is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

    These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

    If you’re considering transferring to UA then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

    Final Verdict: How to transfer into UA

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the UA website for more info.
    UA accepts 66.97% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into UA, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.3 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.43. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of UA students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 530 660 595
    SAT Reading 540 650 595
    2018 Total SAT Score 1070 1310 1190
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 20 27 23
    ACT Reading 20 27 23
    2018 Total ACT Score 40 54 47

    University of Arizona’s average SAT score is 1190. To be a competitive applicant for University of Arizona your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

    What are your chances at UA?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at UA or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    If you’re considering transferring to UA, you may also want to consider the schools:

    Transfering to Oklahoma State University-Main Campus
    Transfering to University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus
    Transfering to The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
    Transfering to The University of Texas at Dallas
    Transfering to The University of Texas at San Antonio