Prospective Transfer Jacks

You have already started college, so you have taken a huge step towards that bachelor’s degree.  Here are a few things that can help you in your transition from one school to another. Research, plan and communicate.  Do your research on degree’s and degree requirements, talk with your advisors and ask questions. 

Who is a transfer student?  Here is the simplest breakdown of who is considered a transfer student when entering the university.  A more detailed breakdown of transfer requirements, can be found on the university Admissions webpage or here.

  • You have graduated high school
  • You have completed more than 12 college credit hours since graduating from high school.
  • High school students with concurrent enrollment are not considered transfer students.  Please complete the freshman application.

For more information on the application process, or if you will be coming in as a transfer student,  NAU Undergraduate Admissions and Orientation would be happy to clarify things you.

Research and Readiness - What should I take that will transfer to the university?

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Not sure what to take at your college that will transfer to Northern Arizona University?  Not sure what pre-requisites to take to get into your college once you’re here?  Start with these resources to find the right courses!

Use the NAU Jacks Transfer guide to discover how your classes will transfer to NAU.

2NAU Programs—Northern Arizona University partners with a variety of Arizona community colleges in an initiative called 2NAU to make it easier for you to complete your bachelor's degree. You can be admitted to the University while completing your associate's degree at your community college. NAU will provide you with guidance throughout the first two years and support you as you finish a four-year degree. Students who complete their associates degree may qualify for a scholarship for up to $2,000.

AGEC— Arizona General Education Curriculum foundation coursework

Academic Transfer Plan—an interactive plan based on your community college enrollment.

NAU College Progression Plans, by year, college, major

SUN—AZ college numbering system for classes

IGETC—California students. 

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