Transfer Your Credits to UTSA Online

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Transfer your previously earned credits to UTSA Online very easily!

Just follow the instructions given at the How to Apply page to get started.

Transfer Admission Requirements

  • All transfer applicants must meet the minimum GPA (listed below under Guaranteed Admissions) based on completed transferable credit hours (not including dual credit) and be eligible to return to their most recent institution.
  • Dual Credit & Work in Progress: Dual credit and coursework in progress do not count toward a transfer student’s transferable credit hours. All attempted work is considered. Repeated courses are not excluded.
  • Freshmen Requirements: Transfer applicants who must meet freshmen requirements must submit an official high school transcript and SAT/ACT score from the testing agency.

Guaranteed Admissions

Transferable Credits* Minimum GPA (4.0 Scale)
< 12 hours 2.25 Transfer GPA & must meet freshmen requirements*
12-29 hours 2.75 Transfer GPA or 2.25 Transfer GPA & must meet freshmen requirements*
≥ 30 hours 2.25   Transfer GPA

Transfer Deadlines

Term Priority Transfer Deadline International Transfer Deadline Domestic Transfer Deadline
Fall January 15 June 1 July 1
Spring October 15 November 1 November 15
Summer March 1 April 1 May 1

All documentation (transcripts and test scores) must be submitted by the admissions deadline (not postmarked). An admissions decision is not rendered until the applicant’s file is complete. Find more details on transfer deadlines.

Transfer Calculator

The transfer calculator tool allows you to see how your classes from other institutions will transfer to UTSA. Don’t forget to download and save a PDF version of your document for your meeting with your academic advisor.

Try the Transfer Calculator Tool

Helpful Transfer Resources

The Texas Common Course Numbering System (TCCNS) will allow you to check lower-division course capability across 134 institutions of higher learning in Texas.

These transfer guides highlight some of the most popular transfer institutions and which classes would transfer to UTSA.

The UTSA virtual catalog will allow you to review all the official courses and student policies at UTSA.

UTSA Online offers numerous payment options and financial aid opportunities. Review all the options available to UTSA Online students.

Military Benefits

UTSA is recognized as a Military Friendly school. Active and retired service members, as well as dependents of service members, may be able to receive aid through a variety of benefit types.

Contact the Center for Military Affiliated Students Explore Military Benefits for UTSA Online Students

Frequently Asked Questions

You are considered a transfer student if you graduated with a high school diploma or a GED and enrolled at and earned credits from a community college or university after high school.

High school students who completed Dual Credit in high school but have not attended a college or university are not considered Transfer Students, but may still apply to UTSA Online as a Freshman

A WIP stands for “Work in Progress” transcript. This means your transcript reflects that you are currently enrolled in classes at the time that you submitted your application. It is perfectly fine for you to be enrolled in classes at the time that you apply, too! We will be aware of your enrollment and there is not a penalty for applying with WIPs.

You can submit your application either through the UTSA Online website, GoApplyTexas, or the CommonApp.

Please note that GoApplyTexas is utilizing a new website, so if you used it previously, you may need to create new account.

You can find out which credits will transfer to UTSA using our transfer credit calculator.

Pro tip: have your most up to date transcript with you while you use the calculator, you will need to reference course numbers etc.

If you need further assistance and/or if the transfer credit calculator does not provide sufficient information, please reach out to our Transfer and Transition Student Success Office, or contact the UTSA Online Enrollment Team at or 210-458-4000.

If your application is considered “incomplete” this means we are needing additional documentation/items from you.

In order for admissions to review your application, your application must be considered “complete.” Your ASAP account will list what item(s) are outstanding.

You can submit additional documentation at:

If you did not receive your UTSA activation email, please visit and select “Activate Email Account” or call our Enrollment Team  at 210-458-4000 for assistance.

There is not a fee waiver for the transfer application. All students must pay the non-refundable application fee.

Yes, you can appeal an admission decision by submitting the Admission Appeal form.

You can contact the International Admissions Office by emailing or calling 210-458-7995. You can also contact an admissions counselor directly at

After you submit your application, you can check your status in your Student ASAP account. See directions on how to check your status here.

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