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 2022-23 transfer deadlines at almost 400 of the nation’s most selective colleges and universities.

Last updated December 2022.

InstitutionWinter/Spring 2023Fall 2023Rolling Admission?
Adelphi UniversityNovember 1June 1Yes
Agnes Scott CollegeNovember 1June 1
Albion CollegeAugust 17March 1Yes
Alfred UniversityDecember 1July 1
Allegheny CollegeDecember 1July 1Yes
American UniversityOctober 1May 1
Amherst CollegeNovember 1March 1
Appalachian State UniversityOctober 15February 1Yes
Arizona State UniversityOctober 1February 1
Auburn UniversityNovember 1July 1
Augustana College (IL)January 15July 24
Austin CollegeJanuary 15August 1Yes
Babson CollegeOctober 15March 15
Bard CollegeNovember 1March 1
Barnard CollegeNovember 1March 1Yes
Bates CollegeMarch 1
Baylor UniversityNovember 15June 1
Belmont UniversityNovember 1May 1Yes
Beloit CollegeDecember 15July 15Yes
Bennington CollegeNovember 1March 15Yes
Bentley UniversityNovember 1April 1Yes
Berea CollegeFebruary 1
Berry CollegeNovember 1May 1Yes
Birmingham Southern CollegeNovember 15July 1
Bloomsburg University of PennsylvaniaYes
Boston CollegeNovember 1March 15
Boston UniversityNovember 1March 15
Bowdoin CollegeMarch 1
Bowling Green State UniversityDecember 15August 1
Bradley UniversityJanuary 5May 1
Brandeis UniversityMarch 15Yes
Brigham Young UniversityAugust 1December 15
Brown UniversityOctober 1March 1
Bryant UniversityDecember 1May 1
Bryn Mawr CollegeMarch 1
Bucknell UniversityNovember 1March 15
Butler UniversityNovember 1June 1
Cal Poly, PomonaAugust 31November 30
Cal Poly, San Luis ObispoNovember 30
California Institute of TechnologyFebruary 15
California State University - FresnoAugust 31November 30
California State University - FullertonAugust 31November 30
California State University - Long BeachAugust 31November 30
Calvin UniversityDecember 15August 15
Canisius CollegeYes
Carleton CollegeMarch 31
Carnegie Mellon UniversityOctober 15February 15
Case Western Reserve UniversityDecember 1March 15
Catholic University of AmericaNovember 15July 15Yes
Central Michigan UniversityDecember 1April 1
Centre CollegeNovember 1July 1
Champlain CollegeDecember 1April 6Yes
Chapman UniversityOctober 15February 15
Christopher Newport UniversityOctober 1March 1
Citadel Military College of South Carolina
Claremont McKenna CollegeNovember 1March 15
Clark UniversityNovember 1May 1Yes
Clarkson UniversityDecember 1April 1Yes
Clemson UniversityDecember 1July 1
Coastal Carolina UniversityDecember 1July 1
Coe CollegeYes
Colby CollegeNovember 15April 1
Colgate UniversityNovember 1March 15
College of CharlestonNovember 1August 1
College of St. BenedictJanuary 1July 26
College of the AtlanticNovember 1March 15Yes
College of the Holy CrossNovember 1April 1
College of the Ozarks
College of William & MaryOctober 1March 1
Colorado CollegeOctober 15March 1
Colorado School of MinesOctober 1March 1
Colorado State UniversityNovember 1February 1Yes
Columbia UniversityMarch 1
Connecticut CollegeNovember 1April 1
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and ArtDecember 1
Cornell CollegeDecember 1August 1
Cornell UniversityOctober 15March 15
Creighton UniversityDecember 1July 1
CUNY Baruch CollegeSeptember 15February 1
CUNY Hunter CollegeSeptember 15February 1Yes
CUNY Brooklyn CollegeSeptember 15February 1
CUNY City CollegeSeptember 15February 1
Dartmouth CollegeMarch 1
Davidson CollegeNovember 1April 1
Denison UniversityNovember 15April 15Yes
DePaul UniversityYes
DePauw UniversityDecember 1June 1
Dickinson CollegeNovember 1April 1
Drake UniversityDecember 1July 1Yes
Drew UniversityJanuary 2July 29
Drexel UniversityNovember 15April 15Yes
Duke UniversityMarch 15
Duquesne UniversityYes
Earlham CollegeDecember 15June 1
East Carolina UniversityDecember 1July 3
Eckerd CollegeNovember 15April 15Yes
Elizabethtown CollegeJanuary 8August 15
Elon UniversityJanuary 15July 1
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Daytona BeachNovember 1June 1
Emerson CollegeNovember 1March 15Yes
Emory UniversityMarch 15
Evergreen State CollegeDecember 2September 5
Fairfield UniversityNovember 15April 1
Florida Atlantic UniversityNovember 1July 1Yes
Florida Gulf Coast UniversityOctober 1April 1
Florida Institute of TechnologyYes
Florida International UniversityDecember 1June 30Yes
Florida Southern CollegeDecember 1June 1Yes
Florida State UniversityNovember 1June 1
Fordham UniversityNovember 1June 1Yes
Franklin & Marshall CollegeNovember 15April 15
Franklin W. Olin College of EngineeringNo transfer process
Furman UniversityDecember 15July 15
George Mason UniversityOctober 1March 1
George Washington UniversityOctober 1April 15
Georgetown UniversityMarch 1
Georgia CollegeNovember 1July 1
Georgia Institute of TechnologySeptember 16March 1
Georgia Southern UniversityDecember 1May 1Yes
Georgia State UniversityOctober 1February 1
Gettysburg CollegeNovember 1April 15
Gonzaga UniversityNovember 15March 1
Goucher CollegeDecember 1March 15Yes
Grinnell CollegeMarch 1
Gustavus Adolphus CollegeJanuary 15August 15
Hamilton CollegeNovember 1April 1
Hampshire CollegeNovember 1March 15
Harvard UniversityMarch 1
Harvey Mudd CollegeMarch 15
Haverford CollegeMarch 31
Hendrix CollegeDecember 15June 15
High Point UniversityDecember 21March 1
Hiram College
Hobart and William Smith CollegesNovember 1June 1
Hofstra UniversityNovember 15March 1Yes
Hollins UniversityNovember 15February 1Yes
Hood CollegeYes
Hope CollegeDecember 1July 1Yes
Howard UniversityNovember 1April 1
Illinois Institute of TechnologyNovember 15August 1
Illinois State UniversityNovember 1January 15
Illinois Wesleyan UniversityNovember 15August 1
Indiana University BloomingtonNovember 1June 1
Indiana University-Purdue University IndianapolisDecember 1June 1
Iowa State UniversityJanuary 1March 9
Ithaca CollegeNovember 1March 1Yes
James Madison UniversityOctober 1March 1
John Carroll UniversityOctoberFebruaryYes
Johns Hopkins UniversityMarch 1
Juniata CollegeDecember 1August 1
Kalamazoo CollegeNovember 1June 15
Kansas State UniversityMarch 15
Kenyon CollegeMarch 15
Kettering UniversityDecember 1July 28Yes
Knox CollegeNovember 1April 1Yes
Lafayette CollegeNovember 1May 1
Lake Forest CollegeJanuary 1July 1
Lawrence UniversityNovember 1July 31Yes
Lehigh UniversityNovember 1April 1
Lewis & Clark CollegeNovember 1April 1Yes
Louisiana State UniversityApril 15
Loyola Marymount UniversityOctober 1February 1
Loyola University ChicagoDecember 1June 1Yes
Loyola University MarylandNovember 15March 15Yes
Macalester CollegeApril 1
Manhattan CollegeMarch 1Yes
Marietta CollegeAugust 2
Marist CollegeDecember 1July 1Yes
Marquette UniversityJuly 1
Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyOctober 15March 15
Massachusetts Maritime AcademyFebruary 15
McDaniel CollegeDecember 1March 1
Mercer UniversityNovember 15April 15
Mercyhurst University
Merrimack CollegeNovember 15March 15Yes
Messiah UniversityOctoberJune
Miami UniversityDecember 1June 1Yes
Michigan State UniversityJuly 1February 1Yes
Michigan Technological UniversityDecember 1February 15Yes
Middlebury CollegeNovember 1March 1
Millersville University of PennsylvaniaOctober 1March 1Yes
Millsaps CollegeDecember 1July 1Yes
Milwaukee School of EngineeringNovember 1June 1Yes
Mississippi State UniversityYes
Missouri University of Science and TechnologyDecember 1July 1
Monmouth UniversityDecember 1July 15Yes
Morehouse CollegeJanuary 11February 1
Mount Holyoke CollegeNovember 1March 15
Muhlenberg CollegeDecember 1June 15
New College of FloridaDecember 1May 1Yes
New Jersey Institute of TechnologyNovember 15June 1Yes
New Mexico Institute of Mining and TechnologyApril 1
New York UniversityNovember 1April 1
North Carolina State UniversityOctober 1February 15Yes, Spring only
Northeastern UniversityApril 1
Northern Arizona UniversityFebruary 1
Northwestern UniversityMarch 15Yes
Oberlin CollegeNovember 15April 1Yes
Occidental CollegeNovember 1March 1
Oglethorpe UniversityYes
Ohio State University at ColumbusNovember 1May 15
Ohio UniversityDecember 1June 15
Ohio Wesleyan UniversityJanuary 7August 1
Oklahoma State UniversityOctober 15February 1Yes
Old Dominion UniversityOctober 1August 1
Oregon State UniversityDecember 6March 15Yes
Pennsylvania State University - University ParkNovember 1April 15Yes
Pepperdine UniversityOctober 1February 15
Pitzer CollegeOctober 10April 1
Pomona CollegeFebruary 15
Princeton UniversityMarch 1
Principia CollegeDecember 15June 1
Providence CollegeDecember 1April 1
Purdue University - West LafayetteNovember 1June 1
Quinnipiac UniversityNovember 15April 1
Ramapo College of New JerseyDecember 1May 1
Reed CollegeNovember 15March 1
Rensselaer Polytechnic InstituteNovember 1June 1
Rhode Island School of DesignNovember 1March 15
Rhodes CollegeNovember 1April 1
Rice UniversityDecember 1March 15
Ripon CollegeYes
Roanoke CollegeNovember 15June 15Yes
Rochester Institute of TechnologyNovember 1February 1Yes
Rockhurst UniversityDecember 1April 1
Roger Williams UniversityNovember 1April 1
Rollins CollegeNovember 1March 1
Rose-Hulman Institute of TechnologyMarch 1Yes
Rowan UniversityJanuary 7August 22
Rutgers University-CamdenOctober 1February 1
Rutgers University-New BrunswickOctober 1February 1
Rutgers University-NewarkOctober 1February 1
Sacred Heart UniversityDecember 1May 1
Saint AnselmNovember 15April 2
Saint John's University (MN)January 1July 26Yes
Saint Joseph's UniversityJuly 25Yes
Saint Louis UniversityYes
Saint Mary's College of CaliforniaDecember 1March 1
Saint Mary's College, Notre DameDecember 15July 1
Saint Michael's CollegeNovember 1April 1
Salisbury UniversityMarch 1Yes
Salve Regina UniversityMarch 1Yes
Samford UniversityDecember 1March 1
San Diego State UniversityDecember 15
San Francisco State UniversitySeptember 30November 30
San Jose State UniversityAugust 31November 30
Santa Clara UniversityOctober 1April 15Yes
Sarah Lawrence CollegeNovember 1March 1
Scripps CollegeNovember 15March 15
Seattle UniversityNovember 1March 1Yes
Seton Hall UniversityDecember 1June 1
Sewanee – The University of the SouthNovember 1April 1Yes
Siena CollegeJanuary 1August 1
Simmons UniversityNovember 1December 15
Skidmore CollegeNovember 1April 1
Smith CollegeNovember 15March 1
Southern Methodist UniversityNovember 15April 1Yes
Southwestern UniversityOctober 1April 1Yes
Spelman CollegeNovember 1April 1
St John's University-New YorkYes
St. Edward's UniversityNovember 15February 1
St. John's College (MD)January 1February 15Yes
St. John's College (NM)January 2February 16Yes
St. Lawrence UniversityNovember 1March 1
St. Mary's College of MarylandDecember 1June 1
St. Olaf CollegeNovember 1April 1Yes
Stanford UniversityMarch 15
Stetson UniversityYes
Stevens Institute of TechnologyOctober 15May 15
Stonehill CollegeNovember 1April 1
Stony Brook UniversityNovember 1March 1
Suffolk UniversityDecember 1July 15
SUNY at AlbanyDecember 1May 1Yes
SUNY at Purchase CollegeDecember 1November 15Yes
SUNY Binghamton UniversityNovember 1March 1Yes
SUNY College at GeneseoYes
SUNY College at OswegoDecember 1March 1Yes
SUNY College at PotsdamDecember 1March 1
SUNY College of Environmental Science and ForestryNovember 1February 15
SUNY CortlandNovember 1March 1
SUNY New PaltzDecember 1May 1
SUNY OneontaYes
SUNY University at BuffaloDecember 1May 1
SUNY Maritime CollegeNovember 1June 1
Susquehanna UniversityDecember 1August 1
Swarthmore CollegeApril 1
Syracuse UniversityNovember 15July 1
Temple UniversityNovember 1June 1
Texas A&M UniversityOctober 15March 1
Texas Christian UniversityNovember 1February 1
Texas Tech UniversityNovember 1May 1
The College of New JerseyNovember 1March 1
The College of WoosterDecember 15June 15
The University of Tennessee-KnoxvilleDecember 1July 1
The University of Texas at AustinOctober 1March 1
The University of Texas at DallasNovember 1July 1
Towson UniversityNovember 15March 1
Transylvania UniversityDecember 1April 1
Trinity CollegeNovember 1April 1
Trinity UniversityOctober 15April 1
Truman State UniversityDecember 1May 1
Tufts UniversityMarch 15
Tulane UniversityOctober 15April 15Yes
Union CollegeNovember 1April 15
United States Air Force AcademyDecember 31Transfers are considered Freshman
United States Coast Guard AcademyJanuary 29
United States Merchant Marine AcademyFebruary 1Transfers are considered Freshman
United States Military AcademyJanuary 31Transfers are considered Freshman
United States Naval AcademyDecember 31Transfers are considered Freshman
University of AlabamaOctober 1March 1
University of Alabama at BirminghamDecember 1June 1
University of ArizonaDecember 1July 3
University of ArkansasDecember 15August 1Yes
University of California, BerkeleyNovember 30
University of California, DavisNovember 30
University of California, IrvineNovember 30
University of California, Los AngelesNovember 30
University of California, MercedNovember 30
University of California, RiversideNovember 30
University of California, San DiegoNovember 30
University of California, Santa BarbaraNovember 30
University of California, Santa CruzNovember 30
University of Central FloridaNovember 1July 1
University of ChicagoMarch 1Yes
University of CincinnatiNovember 1July 1Yes
University of Colorado BoulderOctober 1March 15
University of ConnecticutOctober 1January 15
University of DallasJanuary 1August 1
University of DaytonDecember 1February 1
University of DelawareNovember 1May 1Yes
University of DenverOctober 15April 1
University of EvansvilleDecember 1August 1
University of FloridaSeptember 15May 1
University of GeorgiaAugust 15March 1
University of Hawaii at ManoaSeptember 1January 5
University of HoustonDecember 1June 16
University of Illinois at ChicagoOctober 17April 3
University of Illinois at Urbana-ChampaignOctober 15March 1
University of IowaDecember 1July 15
University of KansasDecember 1May 1
University of KentuckyNovember 15August 1
University of LouisvilleDecember 1July 1Yes
University of MaineJanuary 1March 1
University of Mary WashingtonOctober 15April 1
University of Maryland, Baltimore CountyOctober 15May 1
University of Maryland, College ParkAugust 1March 1
University of Massachusetts AmherstNovember 5March 1
University of Massachusetts BostonDecember 15August 15
University of Massachusetts LowellJanuary 7August 15
University of MemphisDecember 1July 1
University of MiamiNovember 1April 1
University of MichiganOctober 1February 1
University of Michigan-DearbornDecember 15August 22
University of Minnesota - DuluthOctober 15June 15
University of Minnesota - Twin CitiesOctober 1February 1
University of Minnesota, MorrisDecember 1June 1
University of MississippiMarch 1
University of Missouri, ColumbiaDecember 1July 1
University of Missouri, Kansas CityNovember 15June 15
University of MontanaNovember 15March 1
University of Nebraska-LincolnDecember 1May 1
University of Nevada-Las VegasDecember 1July 1
University of Nevada-RenoDecember 15July 1
University of New HampshireOctober 15April 1
University of New MexicoDecember 1August 1
University of North Carolina at AshevilleNovember 15June 15Yes
University of North Carolina at Chapel HillFebruary 15
University of North Carolina at CharlotteNovember 15July 1
University of North Carolina at GreensboroDecember 1March 1Yes
University of North Carolina at WilmingtonOctober 15March 1
University of North DakotaDecember 15April 15
University of North FloridaNovember 14June 1Yes
University of North TexasDecember 1July 1Yes
University of Notre DameOctober 1March 15
University of OklahomaOctober 1March 1
University of OregonAugust 1December 1Yes
University of PennsylvaniaMarch 15
University of PittsburghOctober 1March 1
University of PortlandDecember 1June 1Yes
University of Puget SoundDecember 1March 1
University of RedlandsNovember 1March 1
University of Rhode IslandDecember 15July 27
University of RichmondNovember 1February 15
University of RochesterOctober 15March 15Yes
University of San DiegoOctober 1March 1
University of San FranciscoNovember 1January 1
University of ScrantonDecember 15August 1Yes
University of South CarolinaNovember 1July 1
University of South DakotaApril 15
University of South FloridaOctober 1June 15Yes
University of Southern CaliforniaFebruary 15
University of St. Thomas (MN)Yes
University of TampaJanuary 16July 29
University of the PacificDecember 1July 21
University of TulsaOctober 1February 1Yes
University of UtahNovember 1April 1Yes
University of VermontNovember 1June 1Yes
University of VirginiaOctober 1March 1
University of Washington - SeattleSeptember 1February 15
University of Wisconsin - MadisonOctober 1February 1
University of Wisconsin-La CrosseYes
University of WyomingJanuary 15July 29Yes
Ursinus CollegeJanuary 12August 15Yes
Valparaiso UniversityDecember 1June 1Yes
Vanderbilt UniversityMarch 15Yes
Vassar CollegeNovember 1March 15
Villanova UniversityJune 1
Virginia Commonwealth UniversityNovember 1March 15Yes
Virginia Military InstituteFebruary 1
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityOctober 1March 1
Wabash CollegeDecember 1July 1Yes
Wake Forest UniversityNovember 1March 15
Warren Wilson CollegeNovember 1July 15
Washington & Jefferson CollegeYes
Washington & Lee UniversityMarch 1
Washington CollegeDecember 15July 15
Washington State UniversityNovember 15July 15
Washington University in St. LouisMarch 1
Wellesley CollegeMarch 1
Wentworth Institute of TechnologyNovember 1June 15
Wesleyan UniversityMarch 15
West Chester University of PennsylvaniaJanuary 24July 26
West Virginia UniversityDecember 31August 1
Western Carolina UniversityNovember 1April 1
Western Washington UniversitySeptember 15March 1
Westmont CollegeNovember 1March 15
Wheaton College (IL)October 1March 1Yes
Wheaton College (MA)November 15May 1Yes
Whitman CollegeNovember 1March 1
Whittier CollegeOctober 15April 15
Whitworth UniversityDecember 1January 15
Willamette UniversityNovember 15April 15Yes
Williams CollegeMarch 1
Wittenberg UniversityDecember 15May 1Yes
Wofford CollegeOctober 15June 1
Worcester Polytechnic InstituteMay 15Yes
Xavier UniversityJanuary 9July 27Yes
Yale UniversityMarch 1
Yeshiva UniversityNovember 18February 1Yes

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