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Transfer Student

Continue Your Journey at UNC

At the University of Northern Colorado opportunities for your future will unfold! An education at UNC is research-driven and hands-on. Our faculty and staff support your success by promoting opportunities for experiential learning that range from making a difference in the community to studying abroad, and from fieldwork to the laboratory.


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How to Apply


Submit Application

Submit the Bear App.


Pay Application Fee

Submit the $50 application fee. 

Students who qualify for a need-based fee waiver or provide a valid fee waiver code will have their fee waived upon submission. 


Submit Transcripts

Send official transcripts from all institutions you've attended.

Submission Information 

Submit official transcripts via the platform you prefer:

Electronically through Parchment or your previous institution's electronic platform or email transcripts to admissions@szdatang.net

Mail to:

Office of Admissions
1051 22nd St. 
Campus Box 10
Greeley, CO 80639

Admission Criteria

You're a strong candidate for admission with 24 or more transferable credits and a cumulative GPA of 2.4 from all institutions attended.  If you have at least a 2.0 and are in good academic standing at college or universities you've attended, you're encouraged to apply.

If you have more than 24 college credits, submit a proof of high school graduation. Otherwise submit a final official high school transcript.

More information about our admission criteria can be found here.

Application Deadlines

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. 

Fall Semester

March 1st

Hard deadline: August 1

Spring Semester

November 1st

Hard deadline: December 1

Summer Semester

March 1st

Hard deadline: May 1

The sooner you complete your application, the sooner you will hear about your admission decision. 

Transferring Credits

The Office of the Registrar determines transferable credits and evaluates coursework based upon courses that have previously been transferred. Courses that don't have established equivalencies will be evaluated by Registrar staff and/or academic departments.

Transferring Credits

Want to see how your courses transfer?

Transferology shows you how your credits will transfer to UNC. Just enter your information in the tool to find out what the transfer equivalencies are at UNC.

Learn more about Transferology

Colorado Community College Transfer Guides

See which courses you should take at a Colorado Community College to efficiently transfer to UNC and obtain a bachelor’s degree as a Bear.

Institutional Partnerships & Transfer Guides

Admitted Transfer Students

Congratulations! We can’t wait to welcome you to the Bear family.
Now that you’ve been admitted, here are resources and steps to help you enroll at UNC.

 Download the Transfer Student Guide

Becoming a Bear

Complete these steps to become a UNC Bear:

Once You're a Bear

We’re so glad you’ve chosen UNC. We work hard to help our students succeed now – and long after graduation.

Find your Advisor

After you’ve attended orientation, our faculty and staff can help you choose and register for classes. Find your advisor:

Student Support & Services

Whether you need academic support, tutoring, wellness services or access to the Disability Resource Center, you’ll find faculty and staff who are ready to offer resources, support and strategies for success. 

All student support and services