Students transferring to University of Nevada, Reno or University of Nevada, Las Vegas must complete the equivalent of 24 semester credits in baccalaureate level courses with an overall grade point average of at least 2.5. Students transferring to Nevada State College must complete the equivalent of 12 semester credits in baccalaureate level courses with an overall grade point average of at least 2.0. Some majors require a higher grade point average.
To avoid taking extra courses, follow the university transfer agreements. View the agreements online:
- UNR Transfer Agreement
- UNLV Transfer Agreement
- Nevada State College
- Sierra Nevada College
- Western Governors University
For information about application deadlines and required immunizations, visit the institution's website:
Learn about NSHE transfer and articulation information.
Students who plan to transfer to an out-of-state institution should contact the out-of-state college or university’s admissions office to inquire about their transfer process. Most colleges and universities also have detailed websites that list degree requirements.
University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) Transfer Admissions Program (TAP)
The Transfer Admissions Program (TAP) is designed to give students an opportunity to continue their education and ultimately obtain a Bachelor's degree at the University of Nevada, Reno. Students will be able to prepare earlier and ensure themselves a "seamless" transition upon completion of their Associate degree. TAP workshops are typically offered by UNR's Transfer Admissions Coordinator.
Silver State Transfer Program
The Silver State Transfer program offers a bridge from the Nevada community colleges to the University of Nevada, Reno. Students will have the opportunity to work with advising specialists from both the community college and the University to ensure they are reaching their personal goals, timelines and budget in completing a bachelor's degree. By participating in the program, students are expanding their opportunities for taking classes, access to services and much more. Review the Silver State Transfer Program Guidelines.
For questions about the Silver State Transfer Program please contact us.