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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.

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

Direct admission into the College of Business and Economics requires:
Direct admission into the General Business major requires:

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.

Pre-Pharmacy

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.

Exercise Physiology

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.

Pre-Occupational Therapy

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.

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