University of Jamestown welcomes transfer students to our campus. We think that you will find that this is truly a special place with a unique educational experience we call the Journey to Success.

We are here to help you through your college journey. As a transfer student, you may qualify for academic transfer scholarships as well as other merit aid, your admissions counselor will guide you through the process. Courses from other accredited colleges or universities generally transfer as long as they are college level courses and you received a minimum grade of C-. Review our transfer guides to determine which courses may transfer to University of Jamestown or contact our transfer specialist who are happy to review your transcript to determine if your credits will transfer.

Admission Requirements

At University of Jamestown, every application is reviewed and considered individually. General transfer student admission standards for students that have completed

18 semester credit hours (or 27 quarter credit hours) of undergraduate study are:

  • A minimum cumulative college GPA of 2.00 on a 4.00 scale
  • If you have not completed 18 semester credits (or 27 quarter credit hours) of undergraduate study, high school credentials will be required and considered in the transfer admissions process.
  • You must be in good standing with the institution from which you are transferring.


The Transfer Student Admission Process

To begin your Journey to Success at University of Jamestown, just follow these easy steps:

  1. Complete the Online Application for admission – There is no cost to apply!
  2. Submit your college and high school transcript(s) to the address below, email to or fax it to 701-253-4318.
        Office of Admission
        6081 College Lane
        Jamestown, ND 58405
  3. Have a Transfer Recommendation Form completed. It can be submitted via fax, scan, or postal mail to the contact information above.
  4. As soon as your admission file is complete, we will make an admission decision and determine any academic scholarships for which you may qualify. Your Transfer Specialist will be in communications with you throughout this process and is happy to answer any questions.
Examples of aid include:
  • Academic Scholarships
  • Athletic Scholarships
  • Fine Arts Performance Awards
  • Journey Awards
  • 1,000 students from 31 states and 13 countries
  • 13:1 student-faculty ratio
  • On-campus residence halls
  • 98% average placement rate in 2010 & 2011