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.

University of Jamestown offers many scholarships, as well as specialty guides for transferring:

Transfer Scholarships
Transfer Guides

Donovan Gibson
Director of Transfer/International Admissions

701-252-3467 ext. 5505

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 or email to .
    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.

University of Jamestown at a glance

Financial Aid

  • Academic Scholarships
  • Athletic Scholarships
  • Fine Arts Performance Awards
  • Journey Awards

Campus Demographics

Placement Rate

1,100 students from 36 states and 22 countries

Student to Faculty Ratio - 13:1