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Transfer Admission

Transfer AdmissionPriority Transfer Application Deadlines

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

  • April 1: Admission for Fall
  • December 1: Admission For Spring

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. Performance Scholarship applicants should view the Performance Scholarship website for deadlines.

Fall Admission

  • Completed application must be received by February 1 for a decision notification by April 1
  • Completed application must be received by April 1 for a decision notification by June 1

Spring Admission

  • Completed application must be received by December 1 for a decision notification by January 1

Transfer Requirements

Transfer requirements include:

  • 28 college semester units completed upon enrollment at La Verne;
  • 2.7 GPA; and
  • college-level English.

College-level math (typically college algebra or statistics or pre-calculus and higher) is strongly recommended. Transfer students interested in joining the 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. If the applicant is a veteran, military transcripts, and a DD Form 214
  3. Letter of Recommendation. The letter of recommendation must come from an individual who knows the student in an academic setting. Please send the letter directly to the University of La Verne via traditional mail, FAX, or e-mail.


If you have started your application and would like to defer your application to a later term within one year of the term you originally applied for, please contact our office and we can change your application term; 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 submitted.