Transfer FAQ

Frequent Questions about Transferring to UF

We are pleased that you are considering transferring to UF to continue your educational journey. Here are answers to frequently asked questions.


We accept general education courses from regionally accredited institutions. We do not accept remedial, developmental or vocational courses.
No, all prerequisites courses must be taken prior to attending the University of Florida.
Yes, as long as you indicate on your application that you will meet all requirements before the term for which you are applying.
No, all transfer students must declare a major on the application.
Yes, you would select your preferred major on your application and then work with the college to which you are applying to determine if a second major can be accommodated.
No, transfer students may only be considered for one major at a time.
It is highly unlikely that you will be able to change your major after being admitted.
It varies by college and major, and application can be made up to a year in advance. Review the transfer application deadlines for your desired program.
Office of Admissions, 201 Criser Hall, PO Box 114000, Gainesville, FL 32611
Yes, you need to send them in separately, unless you are earning your AA degree from a Florida public institution.
You do not need to send in SAT or ACT scores unless you are applying to an Education major or Construction Management major.
It varies. The admissions office reviews your application for completeness, but the actual decision will be made by the college/department to which you are applying.
UF does not allow students to earn a second bachelor's degree on campus. This option is only available for online students and students studying at statewide locations centers.