Transfer to the University of Louisville

Transfer to the University of Louisville, Belknap Campus, from the Panama Undergraduate (PUG) Program

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Students who have completed 56 hours of credit through the PUG Program may choose to transfer to the University of Louisville, Belknap Campus, to complete their degree.  The University offers many major fields of study for either the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degrees.  For a complete list of undergraduate degrees offered at Belknap Campus, see Majors & Programs.

Students transferring to Belknap Campus from the PUG program should apply on-line as regular, international degree-seeking students with a major indicated.  The on-line application can be found here. In completing the application, please note that

  • All international students must specify an intended major on the application form. Students cannot be admitted with an undecided or undeclared major.
  • International students should enter all biographical information in the on-line application exactly as it appears on their passport.
  • Students transferring from the PUG Program will not be required to pay the application fee.  Instead, students should enter the following code in the on-line application: PAN222.

Once the on-line application is completed, students must provide the following supporting documents

  • An official or QLU-certified transcript of any work attempted or earned at QLU through Towson University or other institutions.
  • Two original letters of recommendation
  • A curriculum vita
  • A personal statement outlining the students’ academic preparation and goals
  • Non-U.S. citizens must also provide the documents required by the University of Louisville to issue an I-20 Certification of Eligibility for immigration purposes.  For more information, please see “Non-U.S. Citizens Transferring to the University of Louisville, Belknap Campus, from the Panama Undergraduate (PUG) Program” below.

Supporting documents should be submitted to

Maria Alejandra Quintero
Edificio Universidad de Louisville
Calle 45, Bella Vista
Ciudad de Panama, Republica de Panama

The on-line application and all supporting documents must be received by the appropriate priority deadline listed here.