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Applying as a transfer student to a U.S. university doesn't have to be complicated — and it's not at Point Park University. 

International Student Services and Enrollment can help you through the process of application to acceptance, scholarship, student study  visa  documentation and more.

Application Requirements for Traditional Undergraduate Transfer Applicants

If you are transferring from a university outside of the U.S.:

  • Completed and signed application Apply Now
  • A certified credit evaluation, at cost to you, or your official transcripts using one of the following services:
  • Passport Identification page and visa page if, applicable
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency (test scores must be less that two years old from time of application):
    • Duolingo English Test 105+-
    • Academic IELTS: 6.0+
    • TOEFL 61+
    • SAT Verbal score: 470+
    • ACT English score: 17+

Proof of English proficiency is not required for applicants from the following countries:

Proof of English proficiency is not required for applicants from the following countries











New Zealand







Grand Cayman Islands

Papua New Guinea

United Kingdom



Sierra Leone

U.S.A. (Puerto Rico exempt)



Saint Kitt and Nevis

Virgin Islands


Irish Republic

Saint Lucia



If the applicant is currently studying at a U.S. institution, the following is required:

  • Completed and signed application Apply Now
  • Photocopies of previously issued I-20s and visa page
  • Official transcripts from all U.S. universities attended, sent directly to PPU, unofficial transcripts are not accepted for admission
  • Two U.S. university-level English composition courses (level 100 or higher) with a final grade of 'B' or higher OR twenty-four (24) U.S. university academic credits
Admission GPA Requirements for Transfer Applicants
  • Minimum GPA: A cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale

All academic pieces must be received before an admission decision is rendered. Upon acceptance ISSE will contact you for required documents to submit your I-20 transfer/generation. 


English Language Proficiency

Point Park University, in partnership with Duquesne University , University of Pittsburgh and ELS Language Center, provides a variety of options in English language instruction. Successful completion of these programs allows you to matriculate to Point Park without taking the TOEFL, IELTS or Duolingo  test to most of our programs. Conditional admission may also be offered upon eventual successful completion of these programs or one of Point Park's accepted standardized tests such as the TOEFL, IELTS  or Duolingo.

Conditional Admission and TOEFL/IELTS/Duolingo Waivers 

Point Park University will accept successful completion of the following programs as satisfying the requirements for English proficiency:

Please let us  know if you plan to enroll in or are currently a student at one of our partner institutions. 

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