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Transfer Application Requirements

Admissions Standards

Your application for admission is reviewed individually, and a variety of factors are considered in the decision process. The admissions committee wants to see a proven track record of academic success and the motivation necessary to complete an undergraduate degree.
Students most likely to be admitted have:

  • Completed at least 28 semester (or 42 quarter) credits of transferable college level coursework from a regionally accredited* college, university or community college.
  • Earned a GPA of at least 2.30 in transferable college level work

* To determine if your college has regional accreditation, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at (651) 962-6150; (800) 328-6819, Ext. 2-6150; or send an e-mail to

If you have completed less than 28 semester credits or the equivalent, your college GPA may need to be higher for acceptance and more emphasis will be placed on your academic record from high school.

Students are notified of their admission status two to three weeks after we receive a completed admissions application and all required supporting documentation.

Click here to begin your online application

The Application

The University of St. Thomas no longer requires an application fee. A completed admission application includes the following:

  • Official high school transcript(s) or GED
  • Official college transcript(s)
  • Writing sample
  • Dean of Students Form   
  • Optional: ACT or SAT results, Letters of recommendation

All transcripts MUST be official and sent directly from the institution(s) you previously attended. Facsimiles and photocopies are not considered “official.”