Program Requirements for Transfer Admissions
Program requirements for students transferring to WVU are broken down by college and school. If you need to double-check which college or school your major is associated with please review our Academic Program Database.
- Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources
- College of Business and Economics
- College of Creative Arts
- College of Education and Human Services
- College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences
- Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design
- Eberly College of Arts and Sciences
- Pre-Medical Laboratory Science and Pre-Nursing
- Exercise Physiology
- Pre-Occupational Therapy
- Reed College of Media
Program Requirements by College and School
Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources
The Statler College admits transfer students on a case-by-case basis depending on space availability. While many factors are used in the evaluation process, transfer students must have a 2.50 minimum college-level GPA (cumulative from all institutions), with a grade of C or better in Calculus I.
The College’s new program in biomedical engineering is not accepting transfer or second degree students at this time.
College of Business and Economics
- 3.00 and above overall college GPA and your information will be sent to the department for review
Students with less than 24 credit hours will be required to submit their high school
transcript and ACT or SAT scores, and will follow the same admission criteria
as incoming freshmen.
Students with 25-28 credit hours must have a 2.5 overall college GPA.
Students with 29-58 credit hours must have a 2.5 college GPA and have completed college
algebra (or its equivalent) with a minimum grade of C.
Students with 59+ credit hours must have a 2.5 college GPA and be no more than one
semester away from completing the pre-requirement courses or their equivalent.
You must complete ACCT 201/202, ECON 201/202, CS 101, ENGL 101/102, ECON 225/STAT
211, MATH 126 or their equivalents with a minimum grade of C. MATH 150 or its
equivalent must be completed with a minimum grade of D.
International students must have a GPA of 3.0 or greater.
Students who are not eligible for transfer admission into the College of Business and Economics may seek admission to CLASS until they are eligible for matriculation to the College of Business and Economics. Students pursuing this avenue may apply for transfer admission to the College of Business and Economics when they meet one of the aforementioned conditions.
College of Creative Arts
An overall 2.00 GPA is required for admission into this college. Music majors must audition before they can be considered for admission. An audition may be required for theatre majors, and transfer credit in art is dependent on an evaluation of a portfolio of art work.
College of Education and Human Services
A 3.00 overall GPA is required for admission consideration for education and pre-speech
pathology and audiology. A 2.50 overall GPA is required for admission consideration
for child development and family studies.
College of Physical Activity and Sports Sciences
Generally, the College of Physical Activity and Sports Sciences requires an overall 2.00 GPA for admission.
Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design
All majors under this college require a 2.00 overall GPA for transfer with the exception of the landscape architecture major and the textiles, apparel and merchandising major. For landscape architecture students must have departmental approval. For textiles, apparel and merchandising, a 2.25 GPA is required for application. Design Studies requires a 2.50 GPA.
Eberly College of Arts and Sciences
Minimum requirements are a 2.00 overall GPA and a 2.00 GPA in courses already completed in the discipline of the major; however, several specific degree programs or majors have additional requirements (see current Undergraduate Catalog). All majors require a 2.00 overall GPA for transfer into the pre-program; all students are admitted into pre-programs until program admission requirements have been met.
Pre-Medical Laboratory Science and Pre-Nursing
The pre-medical laboratory science program requires a 2.25 overall GPA, and pre-nursing requires a 3.00 overall GPA and no more than 70 transferable credit hours. Students are admitted into these programs in order to complete entrance requirements for these majors. When students are ready to apply to these majors, they must complete a separate application. Admission to these programs is competitive, and admission to the pre-program does not guarantee admission into the major.
Admission into this program is based on an overall GPA of 2.75. Students are admitted into this program in order to complete entrance requirements for this major. When students are ready to apply to the major, they must complete a separate application. Admission to this program is competitive, and admission to the pre-program does not guarantee admission into the major.
Admission into this program is based on an overall GPA of 2.75 and no grade lower than a "C" in any required course for the degree.
Admission into this program is based on an overall GPA of 3.00.
Reed College of Media
Journalism students must have an overall 2.50 GPA and no more than 58 transferable credit hours for admission.