All transfer applicants must apply online through either the UConn Application (preferred for transfer applicants) or the Common Application. You may use either application to apply for admission to our main campus in Storrs and our five regional campuses.
There is a required, non-refundable $70 application fee.
All postsecondary official transcript(s) from each institution attended are required whether or not credit is desired or expected. All academic credentials not written in English must be accompanied by an official, certified English translation. To be considered official, transcripts must be received directly from the institution either electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail in a sealed envelope to:
University of Connecticut
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
2131 Hillside Road, Unit 3088
Storrs, CT 06269-3088
- Official high school transcripts must be sent in a sealed envelope directly from your school to UConn, and must reflect your date of graduation.
- If you have completed the State High School Equivalency Diploma (GED), send the Office of Undergraduate Admissions an official copy of your diploma and a complete set of scores.
- Students who are home schooled should submit SAT or ACT scores as well as transcripts and an outline of their academic curriculum. Please ensure that your outline is specific and comprehensive. Students should submit syllabi, portfolio or learning log, and official college transcripts, if applicable. Please indicate whether your curriculum has been conducted under an accredited program. Your documentation should verify that your home school program meets the high school graduation requirements of your home town. Materials submitted must reflect your date of graduation.
- All academic credentials not written in English must be accompanied by an official, certified English translation.
- A high school transcript showing graduation date, or GED, is required for all transfer applicants regardless of academic attainment.
SAT or ACT scores, if required, must be sent to UConn directly from the appropriate testing service. SAT or ACT scores are not required if you are 21 years or older, or if you have completed 24 transferable credits of college course work at the time of application. College course work must have been completed following high school graduation.
- UConn CEEB Code: 3915
- UConn ACT Code: 0604
The University of Connecticut values the credit earned by service members while in the military through Department of Defense courses. Following the American Council of Education guidelines, UConn where possible, will award credit for courses that are similar to undergraduate courses offered in academic departments at UConn. Students must submit their official JTS, CCAF, SMART, AARTS, or Coast Guard transcript to the Admissions Department to be evaluated.
All applicants whose primary language is not English, including international and non-native English speakers, must submit official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International English Language Testing System (IELTS) scores. TOEFL or IELTS test scores can also be a valuable supplement to unsatisfactory Critical Reading SAT test scores. The minimum score requirement for the TOEFL is 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based), or 79 (Internet-based). The minimum score requirement for the IELTS exam is 6.5. Test scores must be sent directly to the University of Connecticut from the respective testing service.
- UConn's TOEFL Code: 3915
All academic credentials not written in English must be accompanied by an official, certified English translation to be considered official.
If you are a permanent resident/non-U.S. citizen, submit a photocopy of the front and back of your Permanent Resident Card.
Common Application Instructions for Transfer Applicants
Connecticut residents not admitted to Storrs will automatically be considered for admission to a regional UConn campus. See http://admissions.uconn.edu/content/campuses for available programs.
- Registrar-Although you must complete the Registrar section in order to submit your application, UConn does not require the Registrar Report to complete your transfer application. Applicants must request official transcript(s) directly from your prior institution(s) and have them sent to the University.
- Academic Evaluator-Not required.
- Additional Forms-No Additional Forms are required/
A green checkmark next to this category indicates that your application has been submitted to the University of Connecticut.
- College-Complete this section with information about your most recently attended postsecondary institution.
- Colleges & Universities-If you have attended more than one institution, complete this section and include the dates of your attendance at each institution you list.
- Current Year Courses-Please provide courses which you are currently enrolled, with course department code, course number, and course title (e.g., ENG 101 English Composition)
- Note-If you have attended more than four colleges, please provide that information in a separate document and send to the Undergraduate Admissions Office.
- Transfer applicants with 24 earned college credits at the time of application are not required to submit SAT/ACT scores, as long as the college credit has been earned following high school graduation. Transfer applicants who are over the age of 21 at the time of application are not required to submit SAT/ACT scores.
- Personal Essay- If your educational attendance has not been continuous, your essay must include information about your activities during those times not spent in school.
- Disciplinary History-If you answered “yes” to either or both questions, you must provide a detailed explanation in the “Required Explanation” section that includes the approximate date of each incident, an explanation of the circumstances, and a reflection on what you learned from the experience.