International Transfer Admissions
How to Apply:
Transfer students are encouraged to apply early in their final semester prior to enrollment at UM-Dearborn and in advance of the deadlines below. All components of an application must be received prior to it being personally reviewed by an Admissions Counselor. Completed applications include the following:
- Submitted online application - it's free and easy!
Additional Required Materials
- Official transcripts from ALL colleges and universities you have attended
- See academic records for details regarding requirements
- Failure to disclose ALL schools you have attended may result in revocation of admission
- UM-Dearborn requires a third-party credential evaluation for most international transfer coursework, however, we need course-by-course evaluations in order to complete the application review process. Students should submit all post-secondary transcripts from non-U.S. institutions must be submitted directly to one of the following services to determine U.S. equivalence for each educational credential, including degree and accreditation as well as GPA and credit conversion.
Course-by-course evaluations from other NACES members may be utilized on a case-by-case basis.
If you are admitted and enroll with us for a 2024 Winter, Summer, or Fall start term, we will reimburse you up to $200 to help cover the cost of new course by course international evaluation. This reimbursement will be applied to your first term’s bill.
- See specific document requirements by country
- Final, official high school academic documents
- Standard College Entrance Examinations (optional)
- UM-Dearborn will not require the submission of ACT or SAT scores for the 2022 undergraduate application year**
- You will have the option to indicate on the admissions application if you want your test scores factored into your admission decision
- If you choose to submit scores, follow these links to request that your SAT and/or ACT results be sent to UM-Dearborn
Send all materials to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.
- Related to the admission application process: contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at email@example.com.
It is recommended that students submit applications well in advance of the application deadlines to secure seats in your preferred classes. Courses fill quickly.
|Term||Begins||If Student Visa is required||If Student Visa is not required|
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* Summer enrollment is not advised for entering International students.
Transfer Admission Criteria
The four academic colleges have their own admission criteria:
- College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters 2.50
- College of Business 2.70
- College of Education, Health, and Human Services
- Teacher Certification (elementary/secondary) 2.75
- Health and Human Services, non-certification education programs 2.50
- College of Engineering and Computer Science 2.75
- Students will either be admitted to Pre-Engineering or directly into their desired major. Learn more.
Information on Visas
Applicants who plan to enroll as an F1 or J1 visa student must provide additional information to the Office of International Affairs, who manages the student visa process and Student Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS).
For more information about study and exchange visas including approximate appointment wait times with your nearest embassy or consulate, please visit the U.S. Department of State website.
For questions related to visas, I-20s, international orientation, course selection, and other international related questions, visit the OIA website for Incoming International Students.
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