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Transfer Student

We’re so excited that you’re interested in applying to Pitt! Let us walk you through the admissions process.

Admissions Process

Your continued academic success is important to us and your application will be reviewed holistically, which considers factors such as: grade trends, cumulative grade point average, number of credits completed, the level of challenge of your curriculum, your intended field of study, transferability of credits, coursework relevant to your school/major, and the type(s) of institution(s) you have attended. You must also be eligible to re-enroll at all prior institutions attended from the standpoint of academic, financial, and disciplinary records.

Application Checklist
  1. Complete application for admission.
    Get started on your application as soon as possible.

  2. Pay $55 application fee.

  3. Submit official high school and college transcripts.
    Submit transcripts electronically to:

  4. Submit official SAT or ACT test results.
    If you are in your first year of college, you must submit an official SAT or ACT test result. Veterans will be exempted from the SAT/ACT requirement by applying for admission to the College of General Studies.

  5. Supplemental Materials

    The following schools/programs require that you submit supplemental information: School of Education, School of Health & Rehabilitation Sciences, and School of Social Work. Your application will not be considered complete without this information.

    Transfer of Credit

    The University of Pittsburgh generally accepts credits from institutions at which the applicant has received a grade of “C” or better in college-level coursework (not remedial) that corresponds to a course in our curriculum in content and credit value. Pass/Fail courses may be accepted for transfer credit if it can be documented that a “P” grade corresponds to a grade of “C” or better.

Additional Materials

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Short Answer Questions
Connection Transfer Guides
Visiting and Non-Degree Students