At the University of Redlands a transfer student is someone who has graduated from high school and has completed courses at another institution of higher education. There is no minimum amount of units required to transfer to the University of Redlands. Students may transfer up to 66 semester units or 100 quarter units from a two-year institution and up to 96 semester units or 144 quarter units from a four-year institution.
|Priority Application Deadlines|
|Spring (January 2023 Start)||November 1|
Fall (August 2023 Start)
Applications received after the priority deadline will be reviewed on a space available basis.
- Graduated from high school or equivalent
- Have taken a majority of transferable units completed in academic courses
- Completed two semesters of full time coursework with no less than a 2.0 (C) in any course
- Completed and passed the following core courses with a C (2.0) or above:
- English composition
- Mathematics (at or above Intermediate Algebra)
- Foreign Language (One semester/quarter, or two years in high
- A recommended minimum cumulative GPA of 2.8
- Graduated from high school or equivalent
- Applicants will be reviewed based on their performance in high school and college
- Optional for fall 2021, SAT or ACT test scores. Read more about our test optional policy.
- Complete and submit the Common Application ($50 fee) or our University of Redlands Application (free)
- Request official transcripts from all institutions attended and have them issued and sent directly to University of Redlands
- Request official high school transcript including proof of graduation or the equivalent to be issued and sent to University of Redlands
(Transcripts must be issued to University of Redlands and mailed directly from the institution in order to be considered official. Transcripts hand-delivered or mailed by the applicant are not considered official.)
- One letter of recommendation from a professor who can speak to your academic abilities within college-level coursework. If you are unable to request a recommendation from an individual during your time as a student, please contact Keith Gissel, Senior Associate Director of Admissions, for further instruction.
Materials required outside of the application, may be received after your application is submitted.
Merit Scholarships are available in value up to $21,000. All students who complete an application are considered for a merit-based scholarship. Determination of award is based on academic achievement.
Talent scholarships are available in art, theatre, and creative writing. Applications and required material submissions must be received by the priority deadline for consideration. To learn more about these scholarships, please click here. For more information, please contact Keith Gissel.
Articulation agreements are available for many two-year institutions. Find them here and learn more about our general education requirements, "Liberal Arts Inquiries", Associate Degree to Transfer options, or transfer credit policies.
Because of the unique and specialized curriculum in this programs, we encourage transfer students to set up an on-campus or phone meeting with Tim Seiber, Director of the Johnson Center for Integrative Studies at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (909) 748-8610 to discuss transfer of credit, length of program, and pre-requisites.
An audition is required for admission for those who want to major or minor in Music. However, it is recommended to set up an on-campus or phone meeting with the program director to discuss transfer of credit, length of program, and pre-requisites. For additional information regarding the Conservatory of Music and requirements, please contact Brad Andrews, Director of Music Admissions, at (909) 748-8014.
To be considered for need-based financial aid, submit the FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov.
In order for the admissions office to match your FAFSA with your application, we will need your Social Security Number. Due to the sensitive nature of this information, please include it on your Common Application, or call Student Financial Services at (909) 748-8047 to provide it via phone. Please never email this information.
For more information on financial aid, please visit our Student Financial Services.