Profile of Admitted Transfer Students by Major
Fall 2018

Please note:

  • One critical element we are not able to quantify here is the completion of major preparation requirements. Click in the major name below to see the courses you should pursue towards a specific major.
  • An asterisk [*] next to a major name below indicates that the number of applications to this major greatly exceeds the space available. In most cases, this means that both the GPAs and completion of preparatory coursework from successful applicants tend to exceed the overall average.

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College of Letters and Science

Letters and Science: A - B
Major Applicants Admit
Rate
Enroll
Rate
25th %
for Admits
75th %
for Admits
African American Studies 73 36% 81% 3.38 3.64
African and Middle Eastern Studies, Pre 10 30% 33% 3.22 3.76
American Indian Studies 10 50% 60% 3.38 3.95
American Literature and Culture 60 52% 81% 3.24 3.79
Ancient Near East and Egyptology 3 33% 100% 3.19 3.19
Anthropology - B.A. 441 52% 63% 3.55 3.85
Anthropology - B.S. 72 13% 67% 3.53 3.89
Applied Linguistics 30 40% 50% 3.56 3.93
Applied Mathematics, Pre 252 39% 61% 3.81 3.97
Arabic 11 36% 75% 3.58 3.93
Art History 148 47% 59% 3.57 3.86
Asian American Studies 40 28% 64% 3.37 3.86
Asian Humanities 142 27% 51% 3.61 3.93
Asian Religions 12 25% 33% 3.57 4.0
Asian Studies, Pre 105 31% 79% 3.6 3.87
Astrophysics 71 15% 45% 3.7 4.0
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences 18 39% 14% 3.81 3.93
* Biochemistry 359 32% 46% 3.74 3.93
* Biology 995 18% 54% 3.74 3.94
Biophysics 19 32% 50% 3.81 3.96
* Business Economics, Pre 2105 10% 53% 3.88 4.0

Letters and Science: C - E
Major Applicants Admit
Rate
Enroll
Rate
25th %
for Admits
75th %
for Admits
Central and East European Languages and Cultures 3 0%
Chemistry 302 21% 52% 3.73 3.94
Chemistry/Materials Science 30 47% 71% 3.7 3.91
Chicana & Chicano Studies 89 49% 75% 3.3 3.59
Chinese 37 38% 50% 3.6 3.86
Classical Civilization 9 44% 50% 3.44 3.9
Cognitive Science, Pre 161 24% 72% 3.62 3.95
*Communication Studies 1018 11% 76% 3.93 4.0
Comparative Literature 71 55% 44% 3.45 3.88
Computational and Systems Biology, Pre 12 33% 75% 3.52 3.8
Earth and Environmental Science 46 7% 67% 3.53 4.0
* Ecology, Behavior and Evolution 45 16% 86% 3.47 3.81
* Economics, Pre 1373 13% 49% 3.86 4.0
Engineering Geology 10 20% 50% 3.41 3.88
* English 639 44% 61% 3.62 3.93
Environmental Science 124 10% 25% 3.77 3.9

Letters and Science: F - I
Major Applicants Admit
Rate
Enroll
Rate
25th %
for Admits
75th %
for Admits
European Studies, Pre 11 45% 60% 3.83 3.94
Financial Actuarial Mathematics, Pre 173 33% 75% 3.87 4.0
French 24 54% 38% 3.54 3.94
French and Linguistics 7 57% 100% 3.33 3.51
Gender Studies 199 49% 75% 3.37 3.74
Geography 71 61% 65% 3.41 3.73
Geography/Environmental Studies 72 25% 78% 3.67 3.89
Geology 33 21% 43% 3.84 4.0
Geophysics 13 15% 50% 3.94 3.95
German 7 43% 33% 3.62 3.89
* Global Studies, Pre 165 32% 63% 3.76 3.93
Greek and Latin 2 50% 100% 3.96 3.96
History, Pre 515 60% 69% 3.5 3.89
* Human Biology and Society, Pre - B.A. 50 16% 75% 3.76 3.98
* Human Biology and Society, Pre - B.S. 66 14% 56% 3.72 3.82
* International Development Studies, Pre 125 24% 77% 3.81 3.98
Iranian Studies 2 50% 100% 3.59 3.59
Italian 6 50% 100% 3.3 3.95
Italian and Special Fields 3 33% 100% 3.77 3.77

Letters and Science: J - L
Major Applicants Admit
Rate
Enroll
Rate
25th %
for Admits
75th %
for Admits
Japanese 93 51% 64% 3.42 3.81
Jewish Studies 14 50% 71% 3.5 3.86
Korean 24 38% 78% 3.59 3.82
Latin 2 50% 100% 3.91 3.91
Latin American Studies, Pre 16 56% 78% 3.34 3.72
Linguistics 157 44% 54% 3.59 3.86
Linguistics and Anthropology 13 77% 60% 3.56 3.97
Linguistics and Asian Languages and Cultures 34 38% 85% 3.35 3.88
Linguistics and Asian Languages and Cultures 36 44% 81% 3.52 3.81
Linguistics and Computer Science 60 38% 74% 3.43 3.75
Linguistics and English 13 46% 33% 3.4 3.77
Linguistics and French 3 67% 0% 3.43 3.82
Linguistics and Italian 1 0%
Linguistics and Philosophy 6 67% 75% 3.38 3.62
Linguistics and Psychology 86 36% 74% 3.58 3.85
Linguistics and Scandinavian Languages 2 0%
Linguistics and Spanish 850% 50% 3.47 3.68

Letters and Science: M - N
Major Applicants Admit
Rate
Enroll
Rate
25th %
for Admits
75th %
for Admits
* Marine Biology 36 3% 100% 3.86 3.86
Mathematics for Teaching, Pre 49 29% 71% 3.67 3.8
Mathematics of Computation, Pre 46 46% 43% 3.75 3.96
Mathematics, Pre 261 33% 54% 3.78 3.98
Mathematics/Applied Science, Pre 27 22% 67% 3.66 3.82
Mathematics/Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences 7 14% 0% 4.0 4.0
Mathematics/Economics, Pre 211 32% 60% 3.88 4.0
* Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, Pre 134 26% 63% 3.74 3.92
Middle Eastern Studies 18 39% 29% 3.69 4.0
* Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology 187 33% 53% 3.76 3.94
* Neuroscience 191 24% 64% 3.74 3.95

Letters and Science: P - Z
Major Applicants Admit
Rate
Enroll
Rate
25th %
for Admits
75th %
for Admits
Philosophy 381 48% 63% 3.57 3.89
Physics 226 34% 28% 3.74 3.95
Physiological Science 134 24% 75% 3.74 3.93
* Political Science, Pre 1213 34% 58% 3.72 3.93
Portuguese 4 0%
* Psychobiology, Pre 152 25% 82% 3.71 3.9
* Psychology, Pre 1757 20% 81% 3.78 4.0
Russian Language and Literature 4 25% 0% 3.56 3.56
Russian Studies 8 63% 40% 3.68 3.77
Scandinavian Languages and Cultures 4 0%
* Sociology, Pre 1387 35% 64% 3.69 3.94
Spanish 74 54% 53% 3.44 3.81
Spanish and Community and Culture 29 66% 42% 3.36 3.75
Spanish and Linguistics 11 45% 40% 3.23 3.74
Spanish and Portuguese 5 80% 50% 3.51 3.86
Statistics, Pre 288 41% 60% 3.88 3.99
Study of Religion 18 50% 89% 3.41 3.49

Letters and Science: Undeclared and Total
Major Applicants Admit
Rate
Enroll
Rate
25th %
for Admits
75th %
for Admits
Undeclared - Social Sciences 10 100% 100% 3.00 3.41
Total 17,934 28% 62% 3.73 3.94
School of the Arts and Architecture
Major Applicants Admit
Rate
Enroll
Rate
25th %
for Admits
75th %
for Admits
Architectural Studies 216 14% 40% 3.72 3.98
Art 254 11% 75% 3.28 3.86
Dance 48 10% 100% 3.23 3.75
Design | Media Arts 221 4% 75% 3.38 3.71
World Arts and Cultures 23 43% 80% 3.25 3.83
Total 762 11% 64% 3.43 3.84
School of Engineering and Applied Science
Major Applicants Admit
Rate
Enroll
Rate
25th %
for Admits
75th %
for Admits
Aerospace Engineering 174 16% 54% 3.88 4.00
Bioengineering 157 11% 47% 3.90 4.00
Chemical Engineering 205 20% 36% 3.87 3.96
Civil Engineering 221 18% 33% 3.81 3.94
Computer Engineering 122 14% 35% 3.89 4.00
Computer Science 1,502 8% 63% 3.90 4.00
Computer Science and Engineering 331 21% 41% 3.9 4.00
Electrical Engineering 433 19% 49% 3.85 4.00
Materials Engineering 88 9% 38% 3.76 3.94
Mechanical Engineering 557 8% 51% 3.89 4.00
Total 3,790 12% 48% 3.88 3.99
School of Music
Major Applicants Admit
Rate
Enroll
Rate
25th %
for Admits
75th %
for Admits
Ethnomusicology 29 31% 89% 3.27 3.55
Music 137 4% 67% 3.40 3.90
Musicology 14 43% 100% 3.46 4.00
Total 180 0% 86% 3.38 3.85
School of Nursing
Major Applicants Admit
Rate
Enroll
Rate
25th %
for Admits
75th %
for Admits
Nursing-Gen/Prelicensure 164 7% 91% 3.56 3.88
Nursing 164 7% 91% 3.56 3.88
School of Theater, Film and Television
Major Applicants Admit
Rate
Enroll
Rate
25th %
for Admits
75th %
for Admits
Film and Television 663 2% 91% 3.64 3.97
Theater 263 5% 100% 3.43 3.75
Total 926 3% 96% 3.58 3.91