Transfer Admissions Criteria

The University at Buffalo welcomes international transfer students who are prepared to take advantage of the opportunities offered by a top-quality public research university.

What is required for transfer admission?

Admission to the transfer class at UB is based primarily on your college/university grades. We are looking for students who excel academically, engage in extracurricular activities, and who maintain a good school-life balance. Transfer applicants are not required to submit a personal essay or letters of recommendation; these documents are optional for transfer applicants.

What do admissions counselors consider?

Academic Requirements English Language Standardized Tests
Not Required

Standardized test scores (SAT or ACT) are NOT required for transfer admission.