Outside Transfer Students

Admission to the University

Students transferring to the College of Liberal Arts from outside of the University of Minnesota system must complete the Transfer Application for Admission, which is available through the Office of Admissions. For more information about CLA admissions requirements and application deadlines, visit the Office of Admissions website.

Majors Requiring Additional Qualifications

Some CLA majors/minors require that you complete certain prerequisites before declaring the major or minor. For information on additional requirements needed to declare the major/minor, visit the specific departmental website and the University Catalog.

Programs that require specific GPA minimums and/or an additional application process for entry into the major:

Programs that require an audition or portfolio review for entry into the major:

For more information about the CLA transfer process after admission, visit the CLA Orientation website.

Full Time Enrollment
University of Minnesota-Twin Cities undergraduate students are considered to be enrolled full time if they are taking 12+ credits during a semester. Consult One Stop's full-time enrollment webpage for details about how your enrollment status impacts your tuition charges, student status, financial aid, veteran benefits, and other aspects of your academic career.