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

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

What are your chances at UO?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at UO 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

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    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 UO, 19.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

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

    What are the transfer requirements for UO?

    UO 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 Required of Some
    Interview Not Required
    Standardized Test Scores Required of Some
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Not Required

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

    UO requires a minimum of 36 credits.

    What are University of Oregon’s Transfer Deadlines?

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

    Closing Date Reported Deadline
    Fall Transfer Deadline June 30
    Winter Transfer Deadline November 15
    Spring Transfer Deadline March 1
    Summer Transfer Deadline May 15

    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 Oregon transfer applicants?

    If you applied to transfer to UO 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 August 26
    Winter Transfer Deadline April 15
    Spring Transfer Deadline February 1
    Summer Transfer Deadline

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

    What is University of Oregon’s transfer acceptance rate?

    In 2019, UO received 3025 transfer applicants.

    The school accepted 2052 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for UO is 67.83%.

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

    What are your chances at UO?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at UO 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 2052 accepted transfer students, 1143 students enrolled - that means the yield was 55.7%.

    UO accepts 68 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

    How can you afford UO

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    What are the University of Oregon transfer GPA requirements?

    UO requires a minimum college GPA of 2.5 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, UO requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.25.

    Will you enjoy transferring to UO?

    There are a lot of reasons to transfer to UO. 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 Eugene...

    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 UO 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 UO 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 UO

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the UO website for more info.
    UO accepts 67.83% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into UO, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.59 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.73. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

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

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 490 610 550
    SAT Reading 490 610 550
    2018 Total SAT Score 980 1220 1100
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 20 27 23
    ACT Reading 21 29 25
    2018 Total ACT Score 41 56 48

    University of Oregon’s average SAT score is 1100. To be a competitive applicant for University of Oregon your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

    What are your chances at UO?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at UO 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 UO, you may also want to consider the schools:

    Transfering to California State University-San Bernardino
    Transfering to California State University-Chico
    Transfering to California State University-Los Angeles
    Transfering to California State University-Sacramento
    Transfering to San Francisco State University