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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Life at CU Boulder as an international transfer student

My name is Xuefei and I am an international transfer student who is currently studying at the University of Colorado Boulder. I spent a year and a half at Onondaga Community College in Syracuse, New York prior to applying to become a Buff. I was accepted in the fall of...

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How a Transfer Visit Helped Me Decide

By Abby Kruse For a student coming from a smaller community, CU Boulder can seem a bit intimidatingly big. I know I was certainly overwhelmed at the thought of transferring to a school that was larger than my hometown of Glenwood Springs, Co., but I soon learned that CU also...

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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. And I know that this transition can also seem a little mysterious and intimidating, but fear not! At CU Boulder, your transfer admission...

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Will my credits transfer to CU?

“Will my credit 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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Campus Life as a Transfer Student

Deciding what college to attend involves reviewing a lot of factors, but it’s definitely worth the time and effort to find the best fit for you. If you are still in the process of making that decision, and are considering CU Boulder, we want you to know a few things...

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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 11 different research institutes, a top-rated school of business, and one of the nation’s most comprehensive...