Transfer application requirements
Transfer your credits to complete your degree
You’re considered a transfer applicant at Arizona State University if you have attended one or more colleges or universities after high school and have 12 or more transferable credits. To transfer to ASU you’ll need to meet the minimum GPA requirements and one of the following: graduated high school, earned a GED, in progress toward an associate degree or completed an associate degree.
ASU only considers undergraduate applicants as transfer students. Interested in pursuing a graduate degree? You might be able to transfer up to 12 credit hours depending on your program of interest. Learn more about graduate admission.
Speak to an enrollment coach
Would you like to chat with someone about a degree program that is right for you? Request more information to speak to an ASU Online enrollment coach about degree programs of interest, how your credits may transfer and when you would like to begin classes.
Complete the online application
Take your first step toward transferring to ASU Online by completing the online application. The application takes approximately 30 minutes to complete. You will be required to submit a nonrefundable $70 application fee.
What are the GPA requirements for transfer students?
- Transfer students with 12–23 transferable credits must have a minimum 2.50 cumulative transfer GPA and meet first-year student admission requirements.
- Transfer students with 24 or more transferable credits must have a minimum 2.50 cumulative transfer GPA.
Please note that some programs have higher admission requirements. Talk to an enrollment coach if you have any questions.
Send your transcripts
Request to have your transcripts sent directly to ASU from each educational institution you attended. Official transcripts must be mailed directly to Admission Services by the records office of the issuing institution. Official transcripts delivered by hand will be accepted only if they are sealed in the original envelope provided by the community college or university and bear the university seal and the signature of the registrar of the issuing institution. Please have your previous academic institutions mail your official transcripts here:
If sending by stamped mail:
Admission Services Applicant Processing
Arizona State University
PO Box 871004
Tempe, AZ 85287
If sending by FedEx, DHL or UPS:
Arizona State University Admission Services Applicant Processing
1150 E. University Drive Building C, Room 226
Tempe, AZ 85281
*If you have completed an associate degree or higher, you will not need to send a high school transcript. If you have not completed an associate degree or higher, please ensure your official high school transcript provides proof of graduation, in addition to transcripts from all post-high school institutions you have previously attended or are currently attending.
File your FAFSA
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can help you find federal student aid. Submit the FAFSA online. ASU’s Federal School Code is 001081.
- Depending on when you start classes, you may need to complete one or two FAFSAs. Explore our Applying for Aid page to determine which FAFSA you need to complete.
- Got questions about filling out your FAFSA? Check out our guide to getting started on your FAFSA and the common mistakes to avoid when filling out your FAFSA.
- Learn more about ASU Online financial aid services and scholarship opportunities.
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