Interested in transferring to a different college within the U of M-Twin Cities campus?

Click on a college to learn more about transfer information and prerequisites, information sessions, contact information, and transfer admission statistics. Click here to learn more about questions to ask when considering a major.

Note for Spring 2021: If you are considering changing your grade basis from A-F to S/N, talk to your academic advisor before making any changes. Learn more about the S/N policy here.

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Carlson School of Management (CSOM)

Transfer Information

Transfer Admissions Information Sessions

Contact: Transfer admissions team at [email protected] or 612-624-3313 

Fall 2020 Transfer Students

The following table reflects students transferring from within the U of M.
Applied Admitted Average GPA
300 140 3.68

College of Biological Sciences (CBS)

Transfer Information and Info Sessions

Contact: Alexa Squire, Academic Advisor, [email protected]

Fall 2020 Transfer Students

The following table reflects students transferring from within the U of M.
Applied Admitted Average GPA Average Science G.P.A.
48 26 3.412 3.187

College of Continuing & Professional Studies (CCAPS)

Transfer Information 

Contact: 

Willie Wong ([email protected]) for questions on CMGT, HSM, and ITI

Jeff Olsen Krengel ([email protected]) for questions on ICP, HWS, and MDS

Fall 2020 Inter-College Transfer (ICT) Acceptance Rate by Major:

Major Acceptance Rate
Construction Management 100%
Health Services Management 100%
Information Technology Infrastructure 100%
Inter-College Program 100%
Multidisciplinary Studies 100%

College of Design (CDes)

Transfer Advising Information

Contact: Woody Stulberg, Transfer Admissions Counselor, CDes Student Services, [email protected]n.edu

Fall 2020 Transfer Student Data

Average GPA for all ICT admits was 3.33. Please note that the preferred minimum for acceptance into CDes is 2.8.

The following table reflects students transferring from within the U of M Twin Cities campus:
Major Applications Admitted
Pre-Apparel Design 4 4
Pre-Architecture 22 18
Pre-Graphic Design 9 7
Pre-Interior Design 8 7
Landscape Design and Planning 5 4
Pre-Product Design 12 11
Retail Merchandising 13 12

College of Education & Human Development (CEHD)

Transfer Information

CEHD offers Transfer Information Sessions, drop-in advising, and individual appointments.

Contact: Sheri Beck, Prospective CEHD Transfer Student Adviser & Transfer Admissions Coordinator, [email protected]

Note: In addition to pre-requisite course, credit and gpa requirements, the short answer essay responses are an important part of the admission review process.

Fall 2020 Transfer Students

The following table reflects students transferring from within the U of M Twin Cities campus:
Major Applications Admitted
Business & Marketing Education* 104 56
Early Childhood 4 4
Elementary Education 30 30
Family Social Sciences 16 15
Human Resource Development 28 28
Kinesiology* 54 40
Special Education 7 6
Sport Management 19 18
Youth Studies 2 2

*These majors usually fill with applications received by the priority deadline (Oct 1/Feb 1).
Majors that are still open after the priority deadline will accept applications until the major fills or until the final deadline (Dec 1/June 1), whichever comes first.

College of Food, Agriculture, & Natural Resource Sciences (CFANS)

Transfer Information

Contact: Jeff Polski, [email protected]

Fall 2020 Transfer Students

The following table reflects students transferring from within the U of M.

Strong applicants to CFANS programs will be at or approaching GPA guidelines found here. We encourage you to reach out to the CFANS Transfer Counselor to discuss any questions you might have regarding admissibility to the program of your choice. Please note, the most important aspect of transferring to CFANS is the completion of the required prerequisites for your intended major.

Major Applied Admitted
Agricultural Communication and Marketing 1 1
Agricultural and Food Business Management 9 6
Animal Science 14 9
Applied Economics 16 12
Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management 22 18
Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology 16 12
Food Science 2 1
Food Systems 2 1
Forest and Natural Resource Management 3 1
Nutrition 15 11
Plant Science 5 4
Sustainable Systems Management 8 7

College of Liberal Arts (CLA)

Transfer Information

Contact: Carmen Kurdziel, Margaret Rodgers, & Therese Djei, [email protected]

CLA Majors with Additional Application Requirements

Contact: Hubbard School Student Services: [email protected]

Fall 2020 Admissions to the School of Journalism

The following table reflects students transferring from within the U of M.
Applied Admitted Average GPA
181 176 3.4

CLA Majors with Audition or Portfolio Review for Entry

College of Science & Engineering (CSE)

Transfer Information

Contact: Dave Finlayson, Transfer Admissions Counselor, [email protected]

Fall 2020 Transfer Students

The following table reflects students transferring from within the U of M.
Applied Admitted Average Tech GPA
190 103 3.21

Professional Health Programs

Dental Hygiene

Program Information

Contact: [email protected]


Mortuary Science

Program Information

Contact: [email protected]


Nursing

Transfer Information

Contact: [email protected]


Medical Laboratory Science

Transfer Information

Contacts: Robin Peterson, Admissions and Academic Advisor, [email protected] 

Design Your Own Major

Inter-College Program

Offered through CCAPS, this option allows you to design a two-area, three-area, or interdisciplinary thematic major across colleges.

Program Information

Contact: Jeff Olsen Krengel ([email protected])

Individualized Degree Program

Offered through CLA, the Bachelor of Individualized Study (BIS) allows you to combine three areas of concentration (one can be outside of CLA) into one major. CLA also offers the Individually Designed Interdepartmental Major (IDIM) which focuses on a unifying theme by combining courses from three or more CLA departments.

Program Information

Information Sessions

Contact: Drop-in Hours