Policy A-2

Title: ACCEPTANCE OF TRANSFER STUDENTS
Number: A-2
Date of Inception: April 7, 1986

Purpose: To maintain standards for the acceptance of students who have attended (or are attending) other institutions.

A transfer applicant, in order to be accepted to CSU, must be eligible to return to all previously attended institution(s). Transfer students are required to submit an official transcript or official letter of good standing from all colleges or universities attended, regardless as to whether any course may be transferred in, and must meet current “Satisfactory Academic Progress” (SAP) requirements. Students who do not meet the SAP requirements for good standing may be admitted on probation 1 or 2, or be denied admission. 

Transfer students may be admitted to CSU without submitting SAT (or ACT) scores and a high school transcript under the following conditions:

a. The transfer student has successfully completed at least 24 transferable credit hours at a regionally accredited college or university,

b. The transfer student has earned a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 (on a 4 -point scale) in the transferable credit hours, and

c. The transfer student has courses equivalent to Mathematics 105 or 111 and English 111 at CSU are included in the transferable credit hours. 

Students not meeting these requirements are required to submit official SAT (or ACT)
scores and an official high school transcript. At the discretion of the Admissions Office,
students meeting the above requirements may be required to submit SAT (or ACT) scores
and/or high school transcripts.

Dates of policy revision approval:
11/4/94 
3/26/01
5/18/11

By action of the Admissions Committee and the review of the Deans’ Council.