Transfer Admission

Deciding to transfer to the University of Dayton from another college can be a difficult choice. However, the actual process can be quite simple — and we're here to help.

To apply to the University for fall 2017, submit the Common Application. Later this month, you will also be able to apply using the University of Dayton application. Regardless of which option you choose, there is no application fee.

Although our regular decision deadline passed for fall 2016, we are still accepting applications for admission and scholarship. If you wish to apply to the University of Dayton for fall 2016, please complete the UD application.

Application Requirements

In addition to the online application, all transfer students should submit:

  • Application (including the essay). You may submit our Application for Undergraduate Admission and Scholarship or the Common Application.
  • Official transcripts from all high schools and colleges you've attended — even if it wasn't recently. Transcripts should be mailed directly from the institution to the Office of Admission and Financial AId; hand-carried transcripts, official copies marked Issued to Student and unofficial copies are not acceptable.
  • Results from the ACT or SAT test, if you're not yet 21 years of age. 
  • International transfer applicants must submit course descriptions for all previously completed college courses to receive full consideration for transfer credits from foreign universities.

All application materials should be directed to:

Office of Admission and Financial Aid
University of Dayton
300 College Park
Dayton, OH 45469-1310

Once all required information is received, your application will be reviewed and you will be notified of our decision within three to four weeks.

Transfer student application deadlines

Fall term - June 15
Spring term - December 1
First summer session - April 15
Second summer session - May 15

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