Transfer Admission Requirements

Student must have completed a high school diploma or GED
Student needs to have 18 semester or 27 quarter credit hours completed*
A minimum cumulative college GPA of 2.0, based on a 4.0 scale
Student must be in good standing with the institution from which you are transferring
Students who do not have the required transfer credits completed may be required to submit additional information during the acceptance process.

Every applicant to the University of Jamestown is reviewed on an individual basis. Admission is granted to applicants who will, in the judgment of the Academic Standards Review Committee, make positive contributions to the community life of the university and be able to progress satisfactorily toward the completion of all degree requirements.

The University of Jamestown does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status or public assistance, in accordance with applicable laws.

The University of Jamestown reserves the right to rescind an admissions decision due to various circumstances deemed appropriate by the University; including, but not limited to personal behavior and social conduct that may poorly reflect the University of Jamestown values.

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:
    Mail to:

    Office of Admission
    University of Jamestown
    6081 College Lane
    Jamestown, ND 58405

    Fax to:


    Email to:

  3. As soon as your admission file is complete, we will make an admission decision and determine your scholarship offer. 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 30 states and 20 countries
(Undergraduate 2017)

Student to Faculty Ratio - 12:1