Transfer Students


More than half of CFANS graduating seniors entered the college as transfer students. This means we understand the unique needs of students who come to CFANS after having attended a different college or university.  You'll feel very welcome here as many of our students will be in the same situation. As a transfer students you 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. Specific information about transfer requirements overall and for certain majors can be found here. 

Course Transfer Guides

As you consider transferring to CFANS, it's helpful to know how the courses you've already taken may fit CFANS requirements. Look here for tools to help understand how your courses may transfer, 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 Northroplist 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 lists 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 all transfer students, internal and external

+1 612 624 3220

Application Deadlines

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Spring 2018:
Priority Deadline: October 1
Final Deadline: January 1

Fall 2018:
Priority Deadline: February 1
Final Deadline: Extended to July 1