Transfer Applicants

Admission Deadlines 
Spring Semester (begins January) Fall Semester (begins August)
  • Priority Admission Deadline:
    November 1
  • Final Deadline to submit Application:
    December 15
  • Priority Admission Deadline:
    March 1
  • Final Deadline to submit Application:
    August 1
Applying as a Transfer Student

Advance planning is crucial for transfer students, to ensure that you get credit for the coursework you’ve completed at another institution. Find out here about the process and required materials for admission. (If you’re an international transfer student, your requirements are different.)

See requirements


Transfer Application Support

See below if you need more information on transferring credit, appealing an admission decision, or getting your questions answered.

Transferring Credit

We generally accept credit for college-level coursework completed at other regionally accredited colleges and universities. Find out if your credits will transfer.

Transfer Student Services

We know that your needs as a transfer student are unique, so we offer tailored services to assist you in your transition to NDSU.

Transfer FAQs

Need help understanding the admission process? Look to our FAQs for assistance or contact the Office of Admission.

Visit Campus

We encourage you to come to campus one or two semesters before applying, or you can attend one of our transfer preview days. 

Schedule a visit

Related Links

Find additional resources that relate specifically to the transfer student experience.

Transfer Appeal Process

If you were denied acceptance to NDSU, find out the steps you can take to appeal the decision.

Housing and Dining

Find out about your options for housing and dining services as a transfer student.

Transfer Advising

Connect with an academic advisor in your major department.