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Transfer Admission Requirements

Transfer Admission Requirements

We welcome the different perspectives transfer students bring to the OU family and encourage you to continue your academic career as a Sooner. 

OU’s academic community provides incomparable learning opportunities that will prepare you for success. We offer more than 170 degree programs, and our state-of-the-art facilities, cutting-edge research opportunities, and innovative academic environment set us apart from other universities.

Assured admission is offered to transfer students who have a minimum of a 2.5 GPA and at least 24 non-remedial credit hours.

Some academic colleges require a higher GPA for transfer admission. Academic colleges with a higher GPA or additional requirements for admission are listed below. Students with over 60 earned hours may be eligible for admission to select academic programs with below a 2.5 GPA. Contact your admissions counselor for additional information at

Academic Colleges with GPA Requirements Above a 2.5

Michael F. Price College of Business2.75
Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education2.75
Gaylord College of Journalism & Mass Communication2.75

* Mechanical and aerospace engineering majors have additional admissions requirements. Please see the College of Engineering website for more information.

Please note that transfer students with fewer than 24 non-remedial credit hours must meet their specific academic college’s transfer GPA requirement AND the admission requirements for direct from high school students.  

If your GPA is under the requirement for your academic college of interest, contact your admissions counselor to talk about options.