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Transfer Admission Center

Our mission is to make your transfer to CU Denver as smooth and seamless as possible!

Transferring to CU Denver

Transferring Credits

Discover what we'll accept and what you need to provide, so you don't lose credit.

Transfer Credits

How to Apply

Get more info on how to apply, and what documents we'll need from you.

How to Apply

Accepted - What's next?

There's a lot to take care of after you're admitted. But fear not, we're here to help.

Accepted Transfer

Transfer Student Admissions

At CU Denver we want your transfer to be smooth and successful

You've taken some courses, or perhaps you've even completed your core curricula. Or maybe you're ready to attend a university that will help you get into the real world with industry-leading internships in the heart of downtown Denver, while offering a unique urban lifestyle out your front door and the Rocky Mountains as your backyard playground.

Whatever your case, here at CU Denver we understand your situation. Every fall, at least half of our new undergraduate students transfer from another Colorado college or university, as well as other universities across the U.S. and the world. We understand you're ready to get serious, and we want you to have a smooth and successful transfer. That's why this site is for you - the transfer student. This site is packed with information you need to know about how to applywhat it takes to gain admission and what you need to take care of once you're accepted, along with tons of links to other great spots - like financial aidscholarships and academics.



Our Transfer Team is here to help you successfully transfer from other colleges because we understand your situation and want to make your transition as smooth as successful as possible. 

Contact us at 303-315-2620 or​ for any assistance, or stop in anytime:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 8:00 am - 5:00pm

Thursday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm


Student Commons Building

1201 Larimer St, Suite 1005

Denver, CO 80204



Health program students

If you have completed professional health program prerequisites and are ready to apply for transfer admission to the CU Anschutz Medical Campus, visit our Health Programs section for more information.


​International Students

CU Denver boasts a very diverse student body population. With students from over 80 countries across the globe, our campus' rich multicultural tapestry is open, safe and welcoming to all students who wish to "Learn with Purpose."

Get more information about international student admissions from the Office of International Affairs.​






Spring 2018 Term 

January 1, 2018

Summer 2018 Term

May 15, 2018

Fall 2018 Term

August 1, 2018


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Transfer Thursdays

Have questions? At Transfer Thursday you can attend sessions where you can:

  • Learn more about CU Denver from an Admissions Counselor,
  • Tour the CU Denver Campus
  • Receive information about general transfer admissions requirements
  • Explore academic program/major admissions requirements
  • Meet with your prospective school/college
  • Learn more about funding and scholarship opportunities​
  • Apply to CU Denver!


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