Hideyuki Nakanishi CU Boulder transfer student

Life as a CU Boulder International Transfer Student

Name: Hideyuki Nakanishi Home Country: Japan Major: Aerospace Engineering Year: Sophomore Status: International transfer student Transferred from: Wentworth Institute of Technology (Boston) How did I find CU Boulder? By intuition! I always choose to do what I feel is right or might be right. You may realize later that this...

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Will my credits transfer to CU?

“Will my credits transfer to CU Boulder?” This is a question that we, as CU Boulder transfer credit evaluators, hear several times a day. And yes, it is indeed one of the most important aspects of a prospective student’s transfer process, but there is more complexity to this question than...

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5 Steps to Follow for a Successful Transfer

Beginning the process of transferring schools is an exciting time-- you’re embarking on the path towards the future you see for yourself, and that is incredibly empowering. We know that this transition can also seem a little mysterious and intimidating. We are here to assist. Your transfer admission counselors want...

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As a Transfer Student, Why Choose CU?

Transferring to a new university can be an exciting yet daunting endeavor. But how do you know which school is right for you? The University of Colorado Boulder excels in many different areas-- with 12 different research institutes, a top-rated school of business, and one of the nation’s most comprehensive...

Steven Mann CU Boulder veteran student

Top 5 Tips for a Smooth Transition for Veterans

I'm currently in my senior year pursuing a major in mathematics in the College of Arts & Sciences, with a minor in Technology Arts & Media. Originally from Magnolia, Texas, I transitioned from active duty after a little over 5 years of active duty in the Marine Corps to CU...

Jordyn Matthews, CU Boulder current transfer student

5 Things to Know When Transferring to CU Boulder

I am currently a senior graduating in December with my double major in neuroscience and psychology from the College of Arts & Sciences here at CU Boulder! I transferred at the beginning of my sophomore year from Louisiana State University. I have a lot to share about my transfer experience,...

Lucia at Red Rocks in Colorado

Life as a CU Boulder International Transfer Student

When I decided that I wanted to transfer schools in the spring of 2018, I had no idea where I wanted to go or if I even wanted to continue with the same major. I have always been that kind of person who has a plan and follows it through,...

How to Start the Transfer Process

If you’re reading this, you’re probably thinking about transferring schools. Whether you are ready to complete a four-year degree plan or fulfill your degree in a new environment, you are not alone; thirty-seven percent of college students transfer during the pursuit of their college degree. Regardless of how you started...

Jonathon Sawyer, Transfer Admission Counselor, Office of Admissions, Jonathon.Sawyer@colorado.edu

5 Reasons Transfer Students Love Life as a Buff

As a student considering a transfer to CU Boulder, you have a bit more experience under your belt, and likely have a strong sense of who you want to be as a future Buff. There is no “one size fits all” at CU Boulder, and that is part of what...

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Top 5 tips for a smooth transfer for military students

In honor of Veterans Day, we invited a current military student to talk about her experience transferring to CU Boulder. Kristyn Sample is an Aerospace Engineering major from Columbia, MO who transferred to CU Boulder from a community college in Kansas City. In addition to pursuing her engineering degree and...

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