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Additional Transfer Requirements

Honors College

To be admitted to the Honors College, students must have a 3.75 cumulative collegiate GPA, complete Honors College requirements on the admission application, and demonstrate their intent to enroll at Miami for at least two years. Students selected for the Honors College will be required to take honors courses and complete a senior thesis. Learn more about the Honors College.

College of Creative Arts

Transfer students pursuing the following majors within the College of Creative Arts are required to submit a portfolio and/or schedule an audition by the application deadline:

      • Architecture and Interior Design
      • Art, Art Education, or Communication Design
      • Games + Simulation
      • Music, Music Composition, Music Education, or Music Performance
      • Theatre

See the admission requirements for these majors or contact the College of Creative Arts at 513-529-1517.

Farmer School of Business

To receive direct admission into the Farmer School of Business, transfer applicants must complete the following requirements: 30 graded credit hours after high school graduation, 3.50 GPA in all graded credit hours earned, and completion of Miami's MTH 141 or MTH 151 and ECO 201 equivalents (via AP, post-secondary, or university courses). Questions regarding the transfer process can be directed to the FSB Student Services Office at 513-529-1712 or visit


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)
      • Communication Design
      • Games + Simulation
      • 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
      • Inclusive Special Education

Farmer School of Business

      • Accountancy
      • Analytics (co-major)
      • Business Economics
      • Entrepreneurship (co-major)
      • Finance
      • Human Capital Management and Leadership
      • Information Systems and Analytics
      • Interdisciplinary Business Management
      • Marketing
      • Supply Chain and Operations Management

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.