Transfer Student Admission Requirements

A transfer student is any student who has earned college credit after graduating from high school or receiving a GED. The number of credits you have completed determines what is required of you in the admission process.

Concurrent Enrollment Students

Please visit First-Year Undergraduate Admissions.

Students 19 years-of-age and younger

Students that are 19 years-of-age and younger and have less than 24 transferrable credits will be considered as a first-year student for admission purposes and may be subject to the Admissions Review process. Both college and high school transcripts will be considered in this review. Please visit First-Year Undergraduate Admissions for information about deadlines and requirements based on your high school GPA and ACT or SAT scores.

Students 20 years-of-age and older

Students that are 20 years-of-age and older will be admitted regardless of their cumulative GPA with submission of an official high school transcript, official GED transcript or an official college transcript with 24 or more transferrable credits.

Requirements for all Transfer Students

  • Undergraduate Application for Admission – complete online or in person at the MSU Denver Office of Admissions ($25 application fee applied).
  • Official College Transcript(s) – Students must submit an official transcript from each college or university they have attended.

Mail Official Transcripts: Office of Admissions

Campus Box 16, P.O. Box 173362

Denver, CO 80217-3362

Send Official Electronic Transcripts to: (must be sent directly from the institution)

Additional Requirements: transfer students with less than 30 transferrable credits

  • Official High School Transcript or Official GED Transcript
  • Official ACT or SAT Score Report (students 19 years-of-age or younger only)

Transferrable credits are college credits that are determined by MSU Denver to transfer into the University. All transferrable courses must be considered college level and be completed with a C- or better. You will also find more information about your transfer credit on our Transfer Credit Guidelines page.

Additional questions about the MSU Denver admission and application process? Please contact Transfer Services at (303) 556-3774 or

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