Transfer Selection Process

Selection Criteria
Applicants must meet or exceed the following criteria by the document deadline for the term of application to be competitive for transfer admission consideration.

  • Minimum of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours completed in-class and transferable to Georgia Tech.
  • Successful completion of course requirements for the prospective major by the document deadline as listed on the Course Requirements by Major chart.
  • Competitive overall cumulative GPA and math and science GPA calculations.
  • Applicants must be in good standing during the last term of enrollment at their prior institutions.

Transferable Hours

  • Must be complete by the document deadline of the application term and include the course requirements for the prospective major. 
  • Advanced Placement (AP) or other credit by examination may fulfill specific course requirements, but in-class credits must reach or exceed the 30 semester/45 quarter hour requirement. 
  • Dual Enrollment credit may satisfy in-class credits but students must complete 30 hours post-high school graduation date. 
  • Credit by exam must be articulated on the college transcript.  Review Transfer Credit Information for details regarding the transfer of credit from accredited institutions.

Course Requirements by Major

GPA Calculations

  • The cumulative GPA includes all courses taken at all colleges and/or universities attended.
  • The math/science GPA includes a combination of mathematics courses at the calculus level and higher, along with natural science courses including both lecture and laboratory components.
  • Repeat course grades where a "C" grade or better has already been earned are not included.  Repeat course grades due to withdrawal or failing grades are included within GPA calculations.  

Read Georgia Tech's Transfer Admission Policy.