Transfer Students

Transfer your credits and finish your degree with the University of Arizona.

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Everyone deserves an opportunity to earn their college degree. For some transfer students, the best path is online. At the University of Arizona Online, our Student Success team will help you transfer your credits, stay on your desired degree course, and feel like a Wildcat on day one.

How to Transfer


Contact an Enrollment Counselor

Request more information to speak with an enrollment counselor about your path to degree completion. Our personalized service offers:

  • A seamless transfer experience
  • Guidance on the best program for you
  • An Unofficial Transfer Evaluation

Complete the Application

Go to the online application, create or log in to your UA Future account to start the application. A finished application includes the completed form, payment of the application fee, and official transcripts.


Submit your Transcripts

We require official transcripts from any and all accredited colleges and/or universities that you attended.

If you have not completed an associate degree, you must submit an official high school or GED transcript listing your graduation date. 

Bridge Scholarship

Transferring from an Arizona community college? You may be eligible to receive a scholarship of $500 per semester, renewable for up to three years or 60 University of Arizona credits. The Bridge program offers a clear path to a bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona Online—and unlocks this unique scholarship opportunity.

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5 Ways to Get Credit

Community College

1Community College Allegiance Program

To help you reach your goal of earning a bachelor’s degree, the UA has partnered with all regionally accredited colleges across Arizona and California to develop transfer articulation agreements. This means your credits are guaranteed to transfer.

College Coursework

2Credit for Previous College Coursework

The more credits you can transfer in, the fewer courses you may need to take. We’ll grant elective or general education credit for coursework taken at a regionally accredited college or university in which you earned a C or better.

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3Military Service

As a member of the U.S. military, you’ve gained a wide array of experiences you can apply to your educational career. Read up on Military Credits to learn how your service and experience can be articulated into credits.

General Education Curriculum

4Arizona General Education Curriculum

Successfully completing the AGEC means all AGEC courses will transfer to the UA. If you complete it with a 2.5 GPA or better, you will be guaranteed admission. Learn more about AGEC.

Associate Degree

5Associate Degree

Completing an associate degree program with full, regional accreditation provides a solid educational foundation, and you should only need an additional 50-60 credits to complete a bachelor's degree in a similar field of study at Arizona Online.


Enrollment Counselor

Our dedicated team of in-house enrollment counselors will guide you through the transfer process, ensuring you’re on the most efficient path to the degree you want.

Financial Aid

Need help financing your education? Review the types of financial aid available or explore the Scholarship Universe.

Transfer Credit Guide

Confirm that your in-state and/or out-of-state credits transfer to the UA using our detailed Transfer Credit Guide. Visit Transfer Credit & Articulation and search for your school to learn more.

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