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TRANSFER APPLICATION FOR UNDERGRADUATES
HOW TO TRANSFER TO UMKC FROM ANOTHER U.S. COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY
    
    
Undergraduate applicants who are transferring to UMKC from a U.S. institution, such as a community college or university, should follow the steps below when applying for admission:
Step 1. Start your OnLine UMKC Application.
A (less-preferred) paper Admission Application alternative still exists.
(The Online Application Process requires a credit card.)
Step 2. On a separate sheet of paper, please write a short statement about your reasons and objectives for attending UMKC.
Step 3. If you attended another U.S. institution, fill out an International Student Transfer-In Form   (This pdf file can be filled-out OnLine, prior to printing.)
Step 4. Submit official copies of academic credentials - with literal English translation (if original is not in English).
All previous academic work must be included, and a syllabus of coursework with English translation should be provided. (If available on the Web, include URL address.)
 
Additional Requirements for mainland Chinese Applicants
      Before submitting your application to UMKC, please complete the following steps:
  1. Request a Credentials Report from CQV in English
  2. Pay fees associated with Credentials Report and courier service
      360 CNY/each: Credentials Report (for academic records)
      200 CNY/each: Rush Service
        Credentials Reports take 20 business days.
        Rush service can be purchased if you need the reports within 5 days.
  3. Submit your completed CQV Credentials Report (in English) along with
      copies of the following credentials to UMKC:
    • Your senior secondary transcripts in Chinese with a literal English translation
    • Your senior secondary graduation certificate in Chinese with a literal English translation
      and, if you have attended university, please also submit the following:
    • All university level transcripts in Chinese with a literal English translation
    • All university level graduation and degree certificates in Chinese with a literal English translation
Step 5. Have an official TOEFL or IELTS Score Report sent - for all applicants for whom English is not their native language.
  -   Review for the minimum test scores required (and expected) for admission.
  -   Review to determine if you are exempt from this test because of your country of citizenship or English-language-based education.
Step 6. If you use the paper application, submit a non-refundable application fee of $75 USD.   (If you use the OnLine application, you pay this application fee by credit card OnLine.)
Instructions for how you can pay the application fee are described in
Step 7. Copy your information/photo page in your passport.
For detailed instructions, see
Step 8. Statement of Finances.
Applicants requesting an I-20/DS-2019 in order to obtain student visa must submit proof of sufficient funding using the Official Statement of Finances form, which can be submitted by document fax or mail (see addresses and instructions).
Step 9. Letters of Recommendation and/or other supplemental materials required by the academic unit.
For specific information on academic unit requirements, visit