Transfer Students

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Traditional Transfer Students

Traditional Transfer Student Application Checklist:

  • Check application deadlines
  • Completed application
  • $60 nonrefundable application fee
  • All official college level transcripts
  • Official final high school transcript
  • Official SAT or ACT scores (optional)
  • Math Readiness: SMU strongly encourages all students to complete college algebra or a high school sequence of Algebra I, Algebra II and Plane Geometry within the last three years to be considered "math ready" for transfer admission. We recommend that all transfer students complete an English composition course, a lab science course, a math course beyond college algebra and at least one course in your intended major before transferring.
  • Essay (recommended for scholarship consideration)
  • Recommendation letter(s) (recommended for scholarship consideration)
  • Extracurricular resume (recommended for scholarship consideration)
  • Review audition and portfolio requirements (students applying for Dance, Music, Theatre, Art, or Film)
  • Transfer Update Form (For students who have previously applied to SMU within last 2 years but did not enroll or withdrew enrollment prior to the 12th day of classes.)
  • How to submit application materials