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Priority Application Deadlines

La Verne operates on a rolling admission basis, therefore, applications received after the priority deadlines will be considered as space permits.

Semester Start Date Application Deadline
Fall April 1
Spring December 1

Admission Notification Dates

Please refer to the following dates regarding the processing of your completed application. Due to the volume of applications we receive daily, your status may not be reflected in our system immediately.

Application completed
and received by:
Decision notification by:
February 1 April 1
April 1 June 1
December 1 January 1

Transfer Requirements

Transfer requirements include:

  • 28 college semester units completed upon enrollment at La Verne
  • 2.7 GPA
  • College-level English
  • Strongly recommended: college-level math (typically college algebra or statistics or pre-calculus and higher)

Transfer students interested in joining the Global Ideas Honors Program require a 3.3 GPA for entrance.

Application Checklist

To apply for admission, transfer students must submit the following documents to the Office of Admission. All application materials become the property of the University upon receipt.

1. Application for Admission and Application Fee

Complete application using the La Verne Application for Transfer Admission or the Common Application. Upon receipt of the completed and signed application form, personal statement, and the non-refundable $50 application fee or fee waiver, the Office of Admission will notify the applicant of any missing documents necessary to complete the application process.

2. Official transcripts

Applicants must have official transcripts sent to the Office of Admission from each college or university previously attended. All previous college work must be evaluated for transfer. This also includes military transcripts, and if a veteran, a DD Form 214 must also be submitted.

3. Letter of Recommendation

The letter of recommendation must come from an academic source at a current or past college you have attended and it must be sent directly to the University of La Verne.


If you have previously applied to the institution within one year, you will need to fill out the La Verne Application for Admission; the application fee and recommendation letter will be used from your previous application, however, new transcripts will need to be submitted. If it has been more than a one year since your last application was submitted, you may fill out either the Common Application or La Verne Application and all new supporting application documents must be submittted.