Transfer Student GPA Requirement

College of Arts and Sciences
College of Business
Division of Dental Science - Dental Hygiene
College of Education and Human Development
School of Music
School of Nursing
Speed School of Engineering
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College of Arts and Sciences

Transfer and returning students must have a 2.0 cumulative GPA in order to be automatically admitted.  Students with below a 2.0 GPA with be required to petition for admission.
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College of Business

All transfers including intra-university applicants with less than 24 college credit hours must meet both the freshmen standards and transfer college requirements. Applicants with 24 or more transferable college credit hours must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA to be admitted in good standing. Students with less than a 3.0 GPA or dismissed from the last school of enrollment or dismissed from UofL must petition for admission. Petition for admission.
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Division of Dental Science - Dental Hygiene

Admission to the Dental Hygiene Program is competitive. Minimum requirements include a cumulative GPA of 2.8 with grades of C or better in prerequisite science courses. For further information contact the department at 502-852-6928.
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College of Education and Human Development

All transfers including intra-university applicants with less than 24 college credit hours must meet both the freshmen standards and transfer college requirements. Applicants with 24 or more college credit hours must have a 2.25 cumulative GPA to be admitted in good standing. Applicants with a 2.0-2.4 cumulative GPA will be admitted on conditional status. Students with less than a 2.0 GPA or dismissed from the last school of enrollment or dismissed from UofL must petition for admission.

Adult students interested in completing the Bachelor of Science in Workforce Leadership degree need a minimum of five years of professional work experience/industry training, military training, some college and or an associates degree.  For more information, please call 502-852-0568.

Students interested in teaching early education, middle grades, secondary education, art, physical education, or music must complete an undergraduate degree in an appropriate major and academic unit. They also must complete a pre-teacher education core curriculum to be followed by the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree from the School of Education. For further information about School of Education programs, please contact the Education Advising Center at 502-852-5597.
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School of Music

Admission to the School of Music is selective. To be admitted in good standing, students must achieve a 2.75 college GPA. In addition, students must pass an entrance audition. Contact the School of Music Admissions Office for more information or to schedule an audition at 502-852-1623.
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School of Nursing

Admission to the School of Nursing is a two-step admission process: students may be admitted directly to the School of Nursing's Lower Division (Pre-Professional Curriculum) as freshmen or as transfer applicants.

All transfers including intra-university applicants with less than 24 credit hours must meet both freshman standards and college requirements. Applicants with 24 or more college credit hours must have a 2.8 cumulative GPA. For additional information call School of Nursing at 502- 852-5366.
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Speed School of Engineering

Minimum requirements for freshman candidates are:

•    A high school pre-college curriculum, including chemistry, physics and calculus (or at least pre-calculus)
•    ACT composite, science and math scores of 24 or SAT combined scores of 1090 and math score of 560
•    A 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale

Transfer students should have a 2.5 college GPA including at least a C grade in chemistry, physics and pre-calculus.  Those who’ve accumulated less than 24 hours must meet freshman admission requirements.

Applicants who do not meet the above criteria may be referred to the College of Arts and Sciences as a pre-engineering major where they can begin taking general education courses applicable toward an engineering degree and strengthen their math and science preparation for engineering.

Kent School of Social work - Bachelor of Social Work Program

Admission to the Kent School of Social Work is selective. Students are generally admitted after 45 college credit hours, must meet admission standards and a 2.5 cumulative GPA.

Students interested in Pre-Social Work Curriculum (students with fewer than 45 college credit hours) may be admitted upon special review. For additional information call Kent School of Social Work at 502-852-3935.