General Transfer Admission

Transfer applicants who have earned fewer than 15 semester credit hours must satisfy the regular requirements for freshman admissions. (See Freshman Admissions). A student transferring from community/junior college or another university with 15 or more transferable semester credit hours will be admitted with a cumulative grade point average of 2.00 or higher on a 4.0 scale from the last school attended. Official transcripts of all coursework completed at each institution must be submitted. Remedial and some technical courses in which grades of “D” or “F” were earned will not be accepted. A student on academic probation or suspension from another institution is not in academic good standing and is not eligible for admission. Transfer students must satisfy all Prairie View A&M University requirements for graduation. All courses and grades transferred from other colleges and/or universities are recorded as received on the student’s academic record at Prairie View A&M University. Changes in the evaluation of transfer credit will not be permitted after one (1) year from the student’s initial evaluation at Prairie View A&M University. Grades earned at other institutions may not be used to remove a grade point deficiency acquired in residence at Prairie View A&M University. Students wishing to transfer must submit the following items to the Office of

Undergraduate Admissions:

Completed Apply Texas application for admission.
The $40.00 non-refundable application processing fee which is due for each semester an applicant applies. .
Official college/university transcript(s) from all institutions attended. Faxed, emailed or scanned transcripts will not be accepted.
If applicable, a written request to use the Academic Fresh Start Program, prior to admission.

If a student has successfully completed the 42-semester credit hour core mandated by the state of Texas, the student will have fulfilled the core curriculum requirements for Prairie View A&M University. A student who has not completed the core curriculum elsewhere will be required to complete the University core. A student must meet special program requirements in addition to general core curriculum requirements.