Students transferring 24 or more college credit hours can find general and program-specific transfer admission requirements, check their application status and follow the steps to officially become a Roo.

Transfer Admission Requirements

Applicants with 24 or more transferable credit hours will be automatically admitted if they have an overall 2.25 GPA on a 4.0 scale in all coursework, which includes repeat coursework. You do not need to upload your high school information or transcripts when applying.

Exceptions to this GPA requirement are as follows: Dental Hygiene (60 credit hours, 2.5 GPA); Nursing BSN Pre-licensure/Accelerated (60 credit hours, 2.75 GPA); Nursing RN to BSN (registered nurse, NCLEX completion, 2.5 GPA); Pharmacy (57 credit hours, 2.75 GPA); School of Science and Engineering (review of transcripts proving successful completion of math, science, engineering, and computer science courses).

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Petition for Admission

Students with a transferable GPA of 2.0 to 2.24 will require a Petition for Admission Exception which can be added on your Application Status Page to complete and submit if eligible.

These programs do not accept petitions for admission

  • Conservatory
  • School of Dentistry
  • School of Medicine
  • School of Nursing and Health Studies (BSN)
  • School of Pharmacy

Petition deadlines

  • All programs - the Monday before the first week of class each semester
  • University College - the Wednesday before the first week of class each semester

UM System Transfer

Students who transfer from one MU campus to UMKC will have a campus GPA and a cumulative GPA. The cumulative GPA will be used to determine your admission to UMKC.

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