Applying For Transfer

Transfer Roadmap & Timeline

UTPA Transfer Roadmap

All Students Submit an Application at
(Allow 2-3 days for processing.)

Submit College transcript to UTPA

  • Electronic Copy sent to UTPA Admissions Office.
  • Hardcopy (downloaded from college site) walked to UTPA Transfer Center to begin process.

NOTE: If you are Core Complete, be sure your transcript says so!
Minimum 2.0 GPA needed in transferred courses


  • UTPA Code is 003599
transitions to
Less than 15 hours More than 15 hours

Have Less than 15 Hours to be Transferred to UTPA

Have More Than 15 Hours to be Transferred to UTPA

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Submit the following:

  • High school transcript. MUST indicate your diploma type, class rank and class size.
  • ACT or SAT scores directly from the testing agency. (UTPA’s school code: 003599)
    • Minimum scores needed for admission are ACT 18/SAT 860

Once officially accepted (have received a letter from UTPA):

  • Submit proof of meningitis vaccination (if applicable)
  • Activate your Bronc Account
  • Set up your Bronc Email
  • Register for Transfer Student Orientation via Assist
  • Make appointment for academic advisement by calling UAAC at 665-7120
  • Register for classes via Assist.


Transfer Planning Timeline


Explore possible majors & careers. Seek information at the career center or UTPA Transfer Center.

Attend a Transfer Workshop to learn about transferring to UTPA.



Visit the UTPA Transfer Center to find out bout the various majors and programs offered as well about admission guidelines and the transfer process.

Narrow down the list of possible majors and determine which is the right career path for you. Find out about the prerequisites required for your intended major.



Transferring with less than 15 hours? Request an official High School transcript & ACT/SAT score report be sent to UTPA.



Get advised for Spring semester. Be sure to stop by the Transfer Center to make sure all the classes you are enrolled in count towards your degree at UTPA.



If letters of recommendation are required for program admission, talk to your instructors about writing them early on. Be sure to ask instructors that know you well.

Begin working with a transfer counselor to create transfer plans to UTPA.



Do your taxes early! FAFSA requires tax info!! The sooner you apply, the more likely you are to receive funding! UTPA code: 003599



Seek deadline information at the UTPA Transfer Center on Fall Admissions.



Use your checklist to make sure you have everything sent for your transfer application to UTPA. Don’t forget to submit HS transcripts, test scores, official STC transcript & proof of meningitis vaccine!

Application for Fall should be submitted!! Apply early to register early!



Pick a date & sign up for Transfer Orientation!

Application for Fall should be submitted!! Apply early to register early!



Get excited about registering for classes at UTPA!! See your advisor to set up your road map!



Start taking classes at UTPA to get your Bachelor’s Degree!