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Transfer admissions

Application Deadlines

Spring semester deadline
Priority: October 1 / Final: December 1

Fall semester deadline
Priority: February 1 / Final: June 1

Note: Many majors fill by the priority deadline.

Applications must be submitted by these deadlines to be given full consideration for admission. CEHD is committed to providing a comfortable, inclusive, and respectful environment for all members of our communities. If you need accommodations, in the admission process, please contact CEHD Student Services, cehdtrfr@umn.edu or 612-625-3339.

Get your questions answered in person

Drop-in advising hours

Check in at the front desk in 360 Education Sciences Building.

Sign up for an information session to learn more about our majors, understand the application process, and have your questions answered.

Application instructions

Students applying to transfer from another institution

Application instructions

  1. Refer to the minimum requirements and pre-requisite courses for the major you are applying to:

  2. Complete a University of Minnesota transfer application on the Office of Admissions website.

  3. Note: You will need to provide both high school and college transcripts.

  4. Complete the transfer admission application supplement [PDF] and personal statement. The personal statement is a 500-700 word statement (2 pages) addressing:

    • Why you want to pursue this major? (Provide as much detail as possible.)

    • How will this major help you to advance your life/career goals?

    • CEHD values diversity of experiences, perspectives, backgrounds, and talents. Enrolling a diverse community of scholars interested in learning with and from each other fosters discussion and discovery inside and outside of the classroom. How might you contribute to, or benefit from, our community of scholars?
      See tips for writing your personal statement.

  5. Submit all materials to:
    Office of Admissions
    240 Williamson Hall
    231 Pillsbury Drive SE
    Minneapolis, MN 55455
    Fax: 612-626-1693 or admissions@umn.edu.

Current U of M students and students from other U of M campuses

(Students from Duluth, Crookston, Morris, and Rochester campuses, including those who are currently or have been previously enrolled)

Application instructions

  1. Refer to the minimum requirements and pre-requisite courses for the major you are applying to:

  2. Complete and submit a CEHD Application Supplement & Personal Statement. The personal statement is a 500-700 word statement (2 pages) addressing:

  3. The personal statement is a 500-700 word statement (2 pages) addressing:

    • Why you want to pursue this major? (Provide as much detail as possible.)

    • How will this major help you to advance your life/career goals?

    • CEHD values diversity of experiences, perspectives, backgrounds, and talents. Enrolling a diverse community of scholars interested in learning with and from each other fosters discussion and discovery inside and outside of the classroom. How might you contribute to, or benefit from, our community of scholars?
      See tips for writing your personal statement.

  4. Complete the Application for Undergraduate Change of College form.

Contact

Sheri Beck, Prospective Transfer Student Adviser & Transfer Admissions Coordinator
CEHD Student Services
360 Education Sciences Building
612-625-3339
sbeck@umn.edu