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Cal Poly San Luis Obispo: Transfer Students

Transfer Acceptance

Transfer applicants are accepted:yes
Number of transfer applications received:8,259
Number of transfer applicants offered admission:1,524 (18%)
Number of transfer applicants offered admission who enrolled:766 (50%)

Application and Credit Transfer

Terms for which transfers may enroll:fall
Items required of transfer students to apply for admission:
  • high school transcript not required
  • college transcript(s) required of all
  • essay or personal statement not required
  • interview not required
  • standardized test scores not required
  • statement(s) of good standing from prior institution(s) not required
Minimum college GPA required for transfer applicants:2.00 using a 4.0 scale
Closing date for transfer applicants:November 30 for fall
Notification date for transfer applicants:April 1 for fall
Dates transfer applicants must accept offer of admission by:May 1 for fall
Maximum number of credits that may be transferred:105 credits from a two-year institution, 105 credits from a four-year institution
Minimum number of credits that must be earned at school:50 to receive a bachelor's degree