Transfer Students


Almost half of CFANS graduating seniors entered the college as transfer students. You'll feel very welcome here! Transfer students are a vital part of the CFANS and U of M community.

Admissions Requirements

Admission to CFANS is based on an overall assessment of your academic record and potential for success in your major. Learn more about admissions requirements and what we're looking for from you.

Course Transfer Guides

As you consider transferring to CFANS, you’ll want to know which courses you’ve already taken will meet our requirements. Look here for tools to figure this out, and for transfer guides for specific Minnesota schools.

Majors and Minors

We offer a broad array of majors, minors and pre-professional programs. See the alphabetical list of CFANS majors, or browse our majors by the topics that interest you.

Career Information by Major

Curious what you can do with your CFANS degree? The Career and Internship Services office list career information by major, including salary and employment statistics, common job titles, information on typical employers, and more.

Housing for Transfer Students

The University offers many housing options for transfer students, including the CFANS Transfer House on the St. Paul campus.

Transfer Orientation

After you're admitted to CFANS, you'll attend an orientation session before classes start. This is required for students transferring from another university (not from within the U of M). See details.

Tips and Resources

From programs to resources to fun things to do on St. Paul campus, this covers it all!

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Transfer Admissions Counselors

Carolyn Larson
Works with students transferring from outside the U of M.

+1 612 624 3220
Michelle Overtoom
Works with internal transfer students.

+1 612 624 5989

Application Deadlines

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Spring Transfers:
Priority Deadline: October 1
Final Deadline: December 1

Fall Transfers:
Priority Deadline: March 1
Final Deadline: June 1