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Additional Requirements

College of Creative Arts

Students pursuing a major within the College of Creative Arts are required to submit a portfolio and/or schedule an audition by the application deadline except for those pursuing a major in History of Art and Architecture or Interactive Media Studies. For more information, please see the specific admission requirements for each major or contact the College of Creative Arts at 513-529-1517.

Farmer School of Business

To be admitted into Farmer School of Business, a transfer student must have earned at least 30 graded credit hours that apply toward the Bachelor of Science in Business degree. Typically, transfer students have an overall GPA of 3.50 or higher in all graded credit hours earned and have completed MTH 151 and ECO 201 (or equivalent course credit including AP, post-secondary, or transfer credits). Questions regarding the transfer process can be directed to the FSB Student Services Office at 513-529-1712.

Financial Aid

To maximize your financial aid eligibility, we encourage you to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). By completing this application, you will be applying for all federal, state, and University financial aid, including grants, scholarships, loans, and federal work-study.


Limited Transfer Admission to Programs

You are invited to declare a major when you apply for transfer admission. If you are undecided in your choice of major, you will be placed in the College of Arts and Science.

Transfer admission to some programs is limited, with requirements such as a higher grade point average (GPA) or upperclass standing. These programs are included in the following divisions:

College of Arts and Science

  • Journalism*
  • Media and Culture*
  • Speech Pathology and Audiology
  • Strategic Communication*

College of Creative Arts

  • Architecture
  • Art Education
  • Art (Studio)
  • Graphic Design
  • Interactive Media Studies
  • Interior Design
  • Music
  • Music Composition
  • Music Education
  • Music Performance
  • Theatre

College of Education, Health and Society

  • Adolescent to Young Adult Education**
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Foreign Language Education**
  • Middle Childhood Education
  • Social Work**
  • Special Education

College of Engineering and Computing

  • Contact the Dean's Office (Starting Fall 2017, all College of Engineering and Computing majors will have limited transfer admission requirements.)

Farmer School of Business

  • All majors

Updated information on special requirements is available in the General Bulletin.

* This major does not have limited transfer admission; however, it does require additional steps such as declaring a second major.

** This major does not have limited transfer admission; however, it does require additional steps such as applying directly to the program.