To apply to the University at Buffalo as a transfer student, please collect, prepare and scan the following materials. You will need to save them on your computer and then upload them during the application process.
We need an electronic copy of your official transcripts from
every college and university that you have ever attended.
If you have a student copy of your transcript, you can scan it
and upload it to us using the SMART
If you cannot get a paper copy, try accessing your grades through your school’s website. Then take a screenshot of your grades (make sure it includes your name) and save it to your computer.
Any document written in a foreign language must include an English translation.
Students who have earned 24 college credits or fewer must provide secondary school grades in addition to all of the materials listed on this page.
You can fulfill the English proficiency requirements by
submitting a passing test score or by qualifying for one of our
Accepted Test Scores
Standardized test scores (SAT or ACT) are NOT required for transfer admission.
When you apply to the University at Buffalo, you must be honest at all times. Be sure that all documents and information that you submit with your application are correct and accurate. You are responsible for everything that is submitted with your application, even if someone else helps you to complete it.
Withholding or omitting information and documents or giving false information may make you ineligible for admission, subject to dismissal and/or be ineligible for transfer credit.
Applying for admission to UB is easy
We put together a step-by-step guide to help you through the application process.