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The University of Alabama in Huntsville is a premier national and global research university, but it's also a school where you'll feel immediately at home. In fact, each year about half of our incoming class is transfer students...students like you who are looking for the right fit. UAHuntsville is the perfect fit–big enough to offer plenty of opportunities and small enough to know your name.

Transfer Student Admission Requirements

Students With at Least 24 Academic Credit Hours

• Previous institutions must be regionally accredited.

• Must hold a minimum over college "C" average (2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale), along with a minimum "C" average (2.0 GPA) in all transferrable courses.

• Must be in good academic standing at previous institution.

Students With Fewer Than 24 Academic Credit Hours

• Admission is based on high school grades, ACT or SAT scores and offcial college transcripts.

• A minimum overall college "C" average (2.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale) is required.

Transfer Credit Eligibility

Eligibility of transfer credits depends upon subject matter of each credit and accreditation status of the institution awarding each credit. Not all transferable classes are applicable to every degree program offered at UAHuntsville. Consult our academic advisors to arrange evaluation of credits.

Transferring From a 4-Year College

If you are transferring from an accredited four-year institution, you may transfer unlimited number hours–with the exception of technical, remedial, vocational and orientation credits. UAHuntsville requires that 25% of total requirements and 12 of the final 18 degree hours are completed with UAHuntsville courses.

Transferring From a 2-Year College

A maximum of 64 semester hours of credit from a junior, community or two-year college may be transferred and applied to a degree program. Exceptions require written approval from the Dean of the college in which the student is enrolled.

Statewide Articulation Reporting System (STARS)

If you are transferring from a public two-year community college in Alabama, visit the STARS website to select a major and access a list of community colleges and core courses that will apply to your program of choice.

Transcript Evaluation

Upon admission to UAHuntsville, your transcripts will be evaluated for acceptance of transfer credit. Your advisor will determine the applicability of transfer credit toward satisfying degree requirements. To learn more connect with an advisor in your desired program area.

We're Here to Help

If you have any questions throughout your transfer process, please do not hesitate to contact Ms. Mallory Spragins in the Office of Admissions 256.824.2974. We are here to see to it that your enrollment into UAHuntsville is one of the best life choices you make. And that's what matters most!

Admission to the upper division of the College of Administrative Science or the College of Nursing is an action independent from admission to the University. Students interested in pursuing the BSBA or BSN should refer to the appropriate college section of the catalog for more information. Transfer students who intend to pursue the BSBA degree should read carefully the College's section on "Admission as a Transfer Student" and "Admission to the upper division".