Transfer Admission Requirements

To be admitted to Mizzou as a transfer student, meet one of the criteria below.

  • Have 24 or more completed college-level credits with a 2.5 GPA and either
    • a grade of C- or better in a transferable math course (intermediate algebra or higher or statistics) or
    • a grade of C- or better in a transferable English composition course (English comp 1 or higher).
  • Meet MU’s freshman admission requirements and have a 2.5 GPA in college-level transferable coursework. (No requirement on the number of completed college-level credits.)
  • Have a 2.0 GPA from a regionally accredited Missouri community college, and either
    • an associate of arts (AA) degree or
    • the Missouri Core 42 designation from a regionally accredited Missouri college.

Articulation Agreements

Admission to Mizzou does not guarantee admission into an individual degree program, which often have their own admission requirements.

However, we have formal agreements with colleges around the state that simplify the transfer process into certain degree programs.

See Articulation Agreements & Transfer Guides

UM System Transfer Students

As a full-time, UM-System transfer student, you meet the general admissions requirements to Mizzou if you:

Veterans and Military Service Members

A veteran or military service member with fewer than 24 graded college-level credits that do not meet MU’s freshman admission requirements may apply for admission after:

  • Completing 12 hours of college-level transferable credits
  • Attaining a minimum 2.5 GPA in 12 hours of college-level transferable credits
  • Taking one of the following courses:
    • a transferable math course (intermediate algebra or higher) with at least a C- grade
    • a transferable English composition course (English comp 1 or higher) with at least a C- grade

Nontraditional Students

An applicant who has not been enrolled full time at any college or university for at least four years and do not meet MU’s freshman admission requirements may apply for admission after:

  • Completing 12 hours of college-level transferable credits
  • Attaining a minimum 2.5 GPA in 12 hours of college-level transferable credits
  • Taking one of the following courses:
    • a transferable math course (intermediate algebra or higher) with at least a C- grade
    • a transferable English composition course (English comp 1 or higher) with at least a C- grade

Associate of Arts Degree

If you have an Associate of Arts degree from a regionally accredited Missouri community college, you automatically meet the general admission requirements.

Additionally, if you have at least:

  • 60 transferable credits AND
  • a 2.0 GPA

you will enter Mizzou as a junior and automatically meet the general education requirements.

42-Hour Block Holders

If you have completed the 42-hour block from a regionally accredited Missouri community college with a 2.0 GPA, you automatically meet the general admission requirements.

Additionally, you will automatically meet the general education requirements.