Thinking of Transferring to the University of Idaho?
Check out our resources to guide you through the transfer process:
Ready to see how your transfer courses could apply towards your University of Idaho degree?
I Transfer is a self-service tool to provide you a preliminary look at how your transfer coursework could apply toward a University of Idaho degree. Create an account in I Transfer to save your progress, select different majors, and revisit your information at a later date.
Transfer Course Equivalencies
Check out how your previous coursework will transfer by reviewing the Transfer Course Equivalencies. Once you navigate to the Transfer Course Equivalencies, select your state or country, and then select the institution you attended. Courses listed on the Transfer Course Equivalencies with 000 are considered elective courses in the associated subjects. This means that the University of Idaho does not offer an equivalent course to those taken at your previous institution.
Transfer Course Evaluation Request
If you do not find your transfer course listed on in the Transfer Course Equivalencies, you may submit a Transfer Course Evaluation Request. Evaluation requests can take up to four weeks and you will need to provide a detailed syllabus from the semester/term when the course was taken. The syllabus must be in PDF or DOCX digital format. Once the evaluation has been completed, you will be notified at the email address provided in your request.
More questions about transfer credit? See our frequently asked questions below.
Still have questions?
Give us a call at 208-885-6731 or
Your transcripts will be evaluated course-by-course by a Transfer Specialist. All undergraduate courses from regionally accredited institutions will be evaluated for transfer credit. Sometimes the Transfer Specialist will need more information about your courses, such as a syllabus or detailed course description. If additional information is needed, we will contact you via VandalMail.
No, your course has been evaluated and accepted. Courses identified by 000 are considered electives in the subject and did not have a match to a University of Idaho course. You can talk with your advisor to see how these may apply to your degree.
Yes, if you have earned an Associate of Arts or Associate of Science degree from a regionally-accredited institution, your General Education Requirements will be satisfied.
Yes, your General Education Requirements will be satisfied so long as it is indicated on your official transcript.
I completed the Intersegmental General Education Transfer Curriculum (IGETC), does that change my degree progress?
Yes, your General Education Requirements will be satisfied if you completed the IGETC from a California Community College and it is indicated on your official transcript.
Your credits from a quarter school have to be converted to the semester system when they are transferred. A quarter credit is equal to 2/3 (0.667) of a semester credit. See chart below for an example:
The University of Idaho Transfer Specialist will evaluate and record all international coursework. An evaluation by an independent academic credential evaluation service may be required or requested for some transcripts.International transcripts will be evaluated based on the University of Idaho's definition of credit found in the catalog and current practices. In some instances, credit earned from other institutions may not equate to a credit earned at the University of Idaho. All transfer credit accepted from an international institution will be recorded using pass/fail grading.
Your transfer GPA does not affect your University of Idaho institutional GPA, which is the official GPA used to determine academic standing and graduation eligibility.
For admission, you are required to have at least a 2.0 GPA on all college-level courses attempted at you previous institution. If you have more questions, call the Undergraduate Admissions Office at 208-885-6326.
For financial aid, make sure to submit the FAFSA by December 1. Your transfer GPA will be considered with your FAFSA for scholarships and additional aid. If you have more questions, call the Financial Aid Office at 208-885-6312.