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Transfer Admission

Take the Next Step in Your Journey

If you're looking for a friendly community, a personalized academic experience and a great value, you've come to the right place. As a Catholic, Marianist research institution, we're committed to helping every student succeed, regardless of where your college journey began. Our knowledgeable and caring transfer team is here to walk you through each step of the transfer process.

All transfer students are automatically considered for scholarships — including transfer scholarships, Academic Excellence Awards and more — when you apply for admission using the Common Application or UD's application.

Transfer application deadlines are:

  • Fall term: February 1 (Early Action) or July 1 (Regular Decision)
  • Spring term: December 1
  • First summer session: April 15
  • Second summer session: May 15

Ready for the next step? Apply today!

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Why UD?

With hands-on learning, student support and an active, inclusive campus community, a University of Dayton education is an incredible value.

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We value the experiences that community college transfer students bring to UD.

We want to make sure that your prior coursework counts toward both your associate's and bachelor's degrees. To do that, we work closely with community college partners.

UD Sinclair Academy

The UD Sinclair Academy, a partnership with Sinclair College, provides an affordable way to earn a four-year degree. The Academy offers more than 70 pathway majors, along with generous financial benefits.

Clark State College

You can also take advantage of articulation agreements offered through Clark State College:

Your military training, experience, and coursework are highly valued at the University of Dayton. Such prior learning brings additional values to our classroom and student learning.

The University of Dayton accepts credit from all branches of the United States Armed Forces. View our military and veteran page for information on how to request and submit transcripts to earn credit.

Request Information about Military and Veteran Programs and Services

There is a wonderful international presence to be found on our campus, and students from 38 countries call themselves Dayton Flyers. The University has been named a leading university worldwide in learning, living and support services according to the International Student Barometer, the largest survey of international student satisfaction in the world.

If you're an international student interested in transferring to the University, visit the undergraduate international admission website for more information.

As a Catholic, Marianist university, our mission is to educate the whole person. But not everyone can pursue a bachelor's degree on a full-time basis. You might be a transient student from another school who wants to take a UD course and transfer back.

The University of Dayton has just the right part-time programs for you.

Degree Seeking Part-Time Students

The Adult Degree Advancement Program is designed for a student 24 years of age or older who is thinking about completing a bachelor's degree at a discounted rate. Day and evening classes are available.

Non-Degree Seeking Students

Academic Enrichment Studies is designed for any non-degree seeking student including transient/visiting student who wishes to take UD courses of interest.

The UD Sinclair Academy offers an affordable way to earn a four-year degree. The Academy offers 70+ pathway majors, generous financial benefits, welcoming communities on two campuses and more.

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    "Colleges That Create Futures" - The Princeton Review

  • Best Value

    "Best Value School" - U.S. News and World Report

  • Top 25

    "Happiest Students" - The Princeton Review

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Transferring Credits

Thinking about transferring to UD? We offer multiple ways for students to learn how their credits will transfer to UD.

You're Invited to Transfer Flyer Friday

Interested in transferring to UD? Join us on campus Friday, Nov. 10 for an information session and campus tour designed for prospective transfer students.