Transfer Admission Deadlines

For current college students looking to transfer to greener pastures, the path to that postsecondary dream destination often seems murky and riddled with pitfalls. Bogged down with a full course load, transfer applicants have limited time and less support than when they applied back in the senior year of high school — parental hand-holding and guidance counselor support may be unavailable this time around.

A good first step for any transfer applicant is to first get an understanding of the timing of the admissions process at their prospective colleges. This can be confusing, as some schools only offer fall transfers, while some offer spring options, and many have rolling deadlines as well. Having all of the transfer admission deadlines in one place can help applicants as they begin to formulate a transfer admissions game plan.

To assist overwhelmed transfer applicants, our easy-to-navigate table below displays the 2021-22 transfer deadlines at almost 400 of the nation’s most selective colleges and universities.

Last updated October 2021.

InstitutionWinter/Spring 2022Fall 2022Rolling Admission?
University of Alabama at BirminghamDecember 1June 1
University of AlabamaOctober 1March 1
Auburn UniversityNovember 1July 1
Samford UniversityJanuary 3December 1
Arizona State UniversityOctober 1February 1
University of ArizonaDecember 1August 2
Northern Arizona University May 1
University of ArkansasDecember 15August 1
Hendrix CollegeDecember 1July 1
California Institute of TechnologyFebruary 15
Cal Poly, San Luis ObispoNovember 30
Cal Poly, PomonaAugust 31November 30
California State University - FresnoAugust 31November 30
California State University - FullertonAugust 31November 30
California State University - Long BeachAugust 31November 30
University of California, BerkeleyNovember 30
University of California, DavisNovember 30
University of California, IrvineNovember 30
University of California, Los AngelesNovember 30
University of California, RiversideNovember 30
University of California, San DiegoNovember 30
University of California, Santa BarbaraNovember 30
University of California, Santa CruzNovember 30
Chapman UniversityOctober 15February 15
Claremont McKenna CollegeNovember 1March 15
Harvey Mudd CollegeMarch 15
Loyola Marymount UniversityOctober 1February1
Occidental CollegeNovember 1March 1
University of the PacificDecember 1July 21Yes
Pepperdine UniversityOctober 1January 15
Pitzer CollegeOctober 10April 1
Pomona CollegeFebruary 15
University of RedlandsNovember 1March 1
San Diego State UniversityNovember 30
University of San DiegoOctober 1March 1
San Francisco State UniversityApril 1December 1
University of San FranciscoNovember 1January 1
San Jose State UniversityAugust 31November 30
Santa Clara UniversityOctober 1April 15Yes
Scripps CollegeNovember 15March 15
Saint Mary's College of CaliforniaDecember 1March 1
University of Southern CaliforniaFebruary 15
Westmont CollegeNovember 1March 1Yes
Whittier CollegeDecember 1April 15
University of Colorado BoulderOctober 1March 15
Colorado CollegeOctober 15March 1
Colorado School of MinesOctober 1March 1Yes
Colorado State UniversityNovember 1February 1Yes
University of DenverOctober 15April 1
Connecticut CollegeNovember 1April 1
University of ConnecticutOctober 1January 15Yes
Fairfield UniversityNovember 15April 1
Quinnipiac UniversityNovember 15April 1Yes
Sacred Heart UniversityDecember 1May 1
Trinity CollegeNovember 1April 1
Wesleyan UniversityNovember 1March 15
Yale UniversityMarch 1
University of DelawareNovember 1May 1Yes
American UniversityOctober 1May 1
Catholic University of AmericaNovember 15July 15Yes
George Washington UniversityOctober 1April 15
Georgetown UniversityMarch 1
Howard UniversityNovember 1April 1
University of Central FloridaNovember 1July 1
Eckerd CollegeNovember 15April 15Yes
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona BeachNovember 1June 1
Florida Atlantic UniversityNovember 1July 1Yes
Florida Institute of TechnologyYes
Florida International UniversityDecmeber 1July 11Yes
Florida Southern CollegeDecember 1June 1
Florida State UniversityNovember 1March 1
University of FloridaAugust 1March 1
University of MiamiNovember 1April 1
University of North FloridaNovember 15July 1
Rollins CollegeNovember 15March 1Yes
University of South FloridaNovember 1June 15
Stetson University Yes
University of TampaDecember 1June 1
Agnes Scott CollegeNovember 1June 1
Emory UniversityMarch 15
Georgia Institute of TechnologySeptember 15March 1
Georgia CollegeNovember 1July 1
Georgia Southern UniversityDecember 1May 1
Georgia State UniversityOctober 1February 1
University of GeorgiaAugust 15March 1
Mercer University November 15April 15
Morehouse CollegeNovember 1February 1
Spelman CollegeNovember 1April 1
Augustana College (IL)January 15July 24Yes
Bradley UniversityAugust 1May 1
University of ChicagoFebruary 10Yes
DePaul UniversityYes
University of Illinois at ChicagoOctober 15May 16
University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignOctober 15March 1
Illinois Wesleyan UniversityNovember 15August 1
Illinois Institute of TechnologyMarch 15August 1Yes
Illinois State UniversityNovember 1January 15Yes
Knox CollegeJanuary 15April 1Yes
Lake Forest CollegeJanuary 1August 1
Loyola University ChicagoDecember 1June 1Yes
Northwestern UniversityMarch 15Yes
Wheaton College (IL)October 1May 1Yes
Butler UniversityNovember 1June 1
DePauw UniversityDecember 1June 1
Earlham CollegeDecember 15June 1
Indiana University-Purdue University IndianapolisDecember 1February 15
Indiana University BloomingtonNovember 1June 1
University of Notre DameOctober 1March 15
Rose-Hulman Institute of TechnologyNovember 1April 1Yes
Saint Mary's College, Notre DameNovember 15July 1Yes
Valparaiso UniversityDecember 1June 1Yes
Wabash CollegeDecember 1July 1Yes
Cornell CollegeDecember 1August 1
Drake UniversityDecember 1July 1Yes
Grinnell CollegeMarch 1
Iowa State UniversityMarch 1Yes
University of IowaSeptember 1February 1
University of KansasDecember 1May 1
Kansas State UniversityFebruary 1
Berea CollegeFebruary 1
Centre CollegeNovember 1July 1
University of KentuckyNovember 15June 15
University of LouisvilleDecember 1July 1Yes
Transylvania UniversityDecember 1April 1
Louisiana State UniversityDecember 1April 15Yes
Tulane UniversityOctober 15February 1
Bates CollegeMarch 1
Bowdoin CollegeMarch 1
Colby CollegeNovember 15April 1
University of MaineDecember 15March 1Yes
Goucher CollegeDecember 1March 15Yes
Johns Hopkins UniversityMarch 1
Loyola University MarylandNovember 15March 15Yes
University of Maryland, Baltimore CountyOctober 15May 1
University of Maryland, College ParkAugust 1March 1
Salisbury UniversityMarch 1Yes
St. Mary's College of MarylandDecember 1June 1
St. John's College (MD)January 15November 1
Towson UniversityNovember 15March 1
Washington CollegeDecember 15July 15
McDaniel CollegeDecember 1March 1
Amherst CollegeNovember 1March 1
Babson CollegeOctober 15March 15
Bentley UniversityNovember 1April 1Yes
Boston CollegeNovember 1March 15
Boston UniversityNovember 1March 15
Brandeis UniversityMarch 15Yes
Clark UniversityNovember 1May 1Yes
Emerson CollegeNovember 1March 15Yes
Harvard UniversityMarch 1
College of the Holy CrossNovember 1April 1
University of Massachusetts LowellJanuary 7August 15
University of Massachusetts AmherstNovember 5March 1
University of Massachusetts BostonDecember 15June 15
Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyNovember 15March 15
Massachusetts Maritime AcademyNovember 15February 15Yes
Merrimack CollegeNovember 15March 15Yes
Mount Holyoke CollegeNovember 1March 1
Northeastern UniversityApril 1
Simmons UniversityDecember 1December 15
Smith CollegeNovember 15February 15
Stonehill CollegeNovember 1April 1
Suffolk UniversityDecember 1July 15
Tufts UniversityMarch 15
Wellesley CollegeMarch 1
Wheaton College (MA)November 15June 1Yes
Williams CollegeMarch 1
Worcester Polytechnic InstituteMay 15Yes
Central Michigan University
Kettering UniversityDecember 1August 1Yes
Hope CollegeDecember 1July 1Yes
Kalamazoo CollegeNovember 15June 15
University of MichiganOctober 1February 1
Michigan State UniversityJuly 1February 1Yes
Michigan Technological UniversityDecember 1February 15Yes
University of Michigan-DearbornDecember 22August 22
Carleton CollegeMarch 31
Gustavus Adolphus CollegeJanuary 15August 1Yes
Macalester CollegeApril 15
University of Minnesota – Twin CitiesOctober 1February 1
University of Minnesota-DuluthOctober 15August 15
University of Minnesota, MorrisDecember 1June 1
College of St. BenedictJanuary 1July 26Yes
St. Olaf CollegeNovember 1April 1
University of St. Thomas (MN)September 15January 14Yes
University of MississippiMarch 1Yes
Mississippi State UniversityDecember 28September 1Yes
University of Missouri, ColumbiaDecember 1July 1
Missouri University of Science and TechnologyDecmeber 1July 1Yes
Truman State UniversityNovember 1March 15Yes
Saint Louis UniversityNovember 1February 1Yes
Washington University in St. LouisMarch 1
The University of MontanaJune 30
Creighton UniversityDecember 1July 1
University of Nebraska-LincolnDecember 1May 1
University of Nevada-Las VegasDecember 1July 1
University of Nevada-RenoDecember 15July 1
Dartmouth CollegeMarch 1
University of New HampshireOctober 15April 1
Saint AnselmNovember 15April 15Yes
Drew UniversityJanuary 2July 25
Rowan UniversityDecember 1March 1
Monmouth UniversityDecember 1July 15Yes
New Jersey Institute of TechnologyNovember 15June 1
Princeton UniversityMarch 1
Ramapo College of New JerseyDecember 1November 1
Rutgers University-CamdenOctober 1February 1
Rutgers University-New BrunswickOctober 1February 1
Rutgers University-NewarkOctober 1February 1
Seton Hall UniversityDecember 1June 1
Stevens Institute of TechnologyNovember 1May 15
The College of New JerseyOctober 15February 15
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
University of New MexicoDecember 1March 1
Adelphi UniversityNovember 1June 1Yes
Bard CollegeNovember 1March 1
Barnard CollegeNovember 1March 1Yes
Clarkson UniversityDecember 1April 1
Colgate UniversityNovember 1March 15
Columbia UniversityMarch 1
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and ArtDecember 1
Cornell UniversityOctober 15March 15
CUNY Baruch CollegeSeptember 15February 1
CUNY Hunter CollegeSeptember 15February 1Yes
Fordham UniversityNovember 1June 1
Hamilton CollegeNovember 1April 1
Hobart and William Smith CollegesNovember 1June 1
Hofstra UniversityNovember 15March 1Yes
Ithaca CollegeNovember 1March 1
Manhattan CollegeYes
Marist CollegeDecember 1June 1Yes
New York UniversityNovember 1April 1
Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteNovember 1June 1
Rochester Institute of TechnologyNovember 1February 1Yes
University of RochesterOctober 15March 15Yes
St. Lawrence UniversityNovember 1March 1
Sarah Lawrence CollegeNovember 1March 1
Siena CollegeJanuary 1August 1
Skidmore CollegeNovember 1April 1
Saint John's University (NY)January 1March 1Yes
SUNY at AlbanyDecember 1May 1Yes
Binghamton UniversityNovember 1March 1Yes
University at Buffalo (SUNY)December 1May 1
Stony Brook UniversityNovember 1March 1
SUNY College of Environmental Science and ForestryNovember 1March 1
SUNY CortlandNovember 1March 1
SUNY College at GeneseoDecember 1July 1Yes
SUNY New PaltzDecember 1May 1
SUNY OneontaDecember 1June 1Yes
SUNY College at OswegoOctober 15January 15Yes
SUNY College at PotsdamDecember 1March 1
SUNY at Purchase CollegeOctober 15November 15Yes
Syracuse UniversityNovember 15July 1
Union CollegeNovember 1April 15
Vassar CollegeNovember 1March 15
Yeshiva UniversityDecember 15February 1Yes
Appalachian State UniversityOctober 15February 1Yes
Davidson CollegeNovember 1April 1
Duke UniversityMarch 15
East Carolina UniversityDecember 6July 1
Elon UniversityDecember 1July 1Yes
High Point UniversityDecember 21March 1
University of North Carolina at AshevilleNovember 15April 15
University of North Carolina at Chapel HillFebruary 15
University of North Carolina at CharlotteNovember 15June 1
North Carolina State UniversityOctober 1February 15Yes
University of North Carolina at WilmingtonOctober 15March 1
Wake Forest UniversityNovember 1March 15
Western Carolina UniversityNovember 1April 1
University of North DakotaDecember 15April 15
Bowling Green State UniversityDecember 15August 1
Case Western Reserve UniversityDecember 1March 15
University of CincinnatiNovember 1July 1
University of DaytonDecember 1February 1
Denison UniversityNovember 15April 15Yes
John Carroll UniversityOctoberFebruaryYes
Kenyon CollegeMarch 15
Miami UniversityDecember 1June1Yes
Oberlin CollegeNovember 15April 1
Ohio State University – ColumbusNovember 1May 1
Ohio UniversityDecember 1June 15
Ohio Wesleyan UniversityJanuary 7August 1
The College of WoosterDecember 15June 15
Xavier UniversityJanuary 9July 27Yes
Oklahoma State UniversityOctober 15February 1Yes
University of OklahomaNovember 1March 1
University of TulsaOctober 1February 1Yes
Lewis & Clark CollegeNovember 1April 1Yes
Oregon State UniversityDecember 6March 15Yes
University of OregonAugust 1/October 1December 1Yes
University of PortlandDecember 1June 1Yes
Reed CollegeNovember 15March 1
Willamette UniversityNovember 15April 15Yes
Allegheny CollegeDecember 1July 1Yes
Bloomsburg University of PennsylvaniaYes
Bryn Mawr CollegeMarch 1
Bucknell UniversityNovember 1March 15
Carnegie Mellon UniversityOctober 15February 15
Dickinson CollegeNovember 1April 1
Drexel UniversityNovember 15April 15Yes
Duquesne UniversityYes
Franklin & Marshall CollegeNovember 15April 15
Gettysburg CollegeNovember 1April 15
Haverford CollegeMarch 31
Juniata CollegeDecember 1August 1Yes
Lafayette CollegeNovember 1May 1
Lehigh UniversityNovember 1April 1
Mercyhurst University
Millersville UniversityOctober 1March 1Yes
Muhlenberg CollegeDecember 10June 15
Pennsylvania State University – University ParkNovember 1April 15
University of PennsylvaniaMarch 15
University of PittsburghOctober 1March 1
Saint Joseph's UniversityYes
University of ScrantonDecember 15August 1Yes
Susquehanna UniversityDecember 1August 1
Swarthmore CollegeApril 1
Temple UniversityNovember 1February 1
Ursinus CollegeJanuary 12August 15Yes
Villanova UniversityNovember 1June 1
Washington & Jefferson CollegeYes
West Chester University of PennsylvaniaNovember 15July 15Yes
Brown UniversityMarch 1
Bryant UniversityDecember 1May 1
Providence CollegeDecember 1May 15
University of Rhode IslandJanuary 10July 27
Rhode Island School of DesignNovember 1March 15
Roger Williams UniversityNovember 1April 1
Salve Regina UniversityMarch 1Yes
College of CharlestonNovember 1June 1
Citadel Military College of South Carolina
Clemson UniversityDecember 1July 1
Furman UniversityDecember 15July 15
University of South CarolinaNovember 1July 1
Coastal Carolina UniversityDecember 1July 1
Wofford CollegeOctober 15June 1
University of South DakotaApril 15
Belmont UniversityNovember 1May 1Yes
University of MemphisDecember 1July 1
Rhodes CollegeNovember 1April 1
Sewanee – The University of the SouthNovember 1April 1Yes
The University of Tennessee-KnoxvilleDecember 1July 1
Vanderbilt UniversityMarch 15Yes
Austin CollegeJanuary 15August 1Yes
Baylor UniversityNovember 15June 1
University of DallasJanuary 1August 1
University of HoustonDecember 1June 30
University of North TexasDecember 1July 1
Rice UniversityNovember 1March 15
Southern Methodist UniversityNovember 15April 1Yes
Southwestern UniversityOctober 1April 1Yes
Texas A&M UniversityOctober 15March 1
The University of Texas at AustinOctober 1March 1
The University of Texas at DallasNovember 1July 1
Texas Christian UniversityNovember 1February 1
Trinity UniversityOctober 15April 1
Brigham Young UniversityAugust 2December 15
University of UtahNovember 1April 1Yes
Bennington CollegeNovember 1March 15Yes
Middlebury CollegeMarch 1
Saint Michael's CollegeNovember 1April 1
University of VermontNovember 1June 1
College of William & MaryNovember 1March 1
Christopher Newport UniversityOctober 1March 1
George Mason UniversityOctober 1March 1
James Madison UniversityOctober 1March 1
University of Mary WashingtonOctober 15April 1
Old Dominion UniversityOctober 1August 1
University of RichmondNovember 1February 15
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityOctober 1March 1
Virginia Commonwealth UniversityNovember 1March 15Yes
University of VirginiaOctober 1March 1
Virginia Military InstituteFebruary 1
Washington & Lee UniversityMarch 1
Gonzaga UniversityNovember 15March 1
University of Puget SoundDecember 1March 1
Seattle UniversityNovember 1March 1Yes
Washington State UniversityNovember 15July 15
University of Washington – SeattleSeptember 1February 15
Western Washington UniversitySeptember 15March 1
Whitman CollegeNovember 1March 1
Whitworth UniversityDecember 1January 1
West Virginia UniversityDecember 31August 1
Beloit CollegeJanuary 15July 15Yes
Lawrence UniversityNovember 1July 1Yes
Marquette UniversityDecember 1July 1
Milwaukee School of EngineeringNovember 1June 1Yes
University of Wisconsin-La CrosseApril 1August 1
University of Wisconsin – MadisonOctober 1February 1
University of WyomingJanuary 15August 1Yes
Stanford UniversityMarch 15
Purdue University – West LafayetteNovember 1May 1Yes
St. John's College (NM)January 15November 1Rolling
New College of FloridaNovember 1November 1
Florida Gulf Coast UniversityOctober 1April 1
University of California, MercedNovember 30

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