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San Diego State: Transfer Students

Transfer Acceptance

Transfer applicants are accepted:yes
Number of transfer applications received:22,944
Number of transfer applicants offered admission:4,919 (21%)
Number of transfer applicants offered admission who enrolled:3,501 (71%)
Percent of all new students who were transfers:41%

Application and Credit Transfer

Terms for which transfers may enroll:fall
Minimum number of credits applicant needs to apply as a transfer student:60
Items required of transfer students to apply for admission:
  • high school transcript required of some
  • college transcript(s) required of all
  • essay or personal statement not required
  • interview not required
  • standardized test scores required of some
  • statement(s) of good standing from prior institution(s) not required
Closing date for transfer applicants:November 30 for fall
Notification date for transfer applicants:in March for fall
Dates transfer applicants must accept offer of admission by:May 1 for fall
Lowest course grade that may be transferred for credit:D-
Maximum number of credits that may be transferred:70 credits from a two-year institution
Minimum number of credits that must be earned at school:30 to receive a bachelor's degree