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Common Data Set, 1999-2000

D. Transfer Admission


Fall Applicants

D1. Does your institution enroll transfer students? Yes

If yes, may transfer students earn advanced standing credit by transferring credits earned from course work completed at other colleges/universities? Yes
 

D2. Provide the number of students who applied, were admitted, and enrolled as degree-seeking transfer students in fall 1998.

  Applicants Admitted applicants Enrolled applicants
Men
Women
Total
2,470
984
688

Application for Admission

D3. Indicate terms for which transfers may enroll: Fall, Spring, and Summer
 

D4. Must a transfer applicant have a minimum number of credits completed or else must apply as an entering freshman? No
 

D5. Indicate all items required of transfer students to apply for admission:

  Required of all Recommended for all Recommended for some Required for some Not required
High school transcript X        
College transcript(s) X        
Essay or personal statement   X   X  
Interview   X  
 X
 
Standardized test scores         X
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s)         X

D6. If a minimum high school grade point average is required of transfer applicants, specify (on a 4.0 scale): Not applicable
 

D7. If a minimum college grade point average is required of transfer applicants, specify (on a 4.0 scale): 2.5
 

D8. List any other application requirements specific to transfer applicants: Admisions criteria vary by school
 

D9. List application priority, closing, notification, and candidatereply dates for transfer students. If applications are reviewed on a continuous or rolling basis, place a check mark in the "Rolling admission" column.

  Priority date Closing date Notification date Reply date Rolling admission
Fall         X
Spring         X
Summer         X

D10. Does an open admission policy, if reported, apply to transfer students? No open admissions policy.
 

D11. Describe additional requirements for transfer admission, if applicable: Admisions criteria vary by school
 
 

Transfer Credit Policies

D12. Report the lowest grade earned for any course that may be transferred for credit: C
 

D13. Maximum number of credits or courses that may be transferred from a two-year institution: 60 credits
 

D14. Maximum number of credits or courses that may be transferred from a four-year institution: 90 credits
 

D15. Minimum number of credits that transfers must complete at your institution to earn an associate's degree: Not applicable
 

D16. Minimum number of credits that transfers must complete at your institution to earn a bachelor's degree: The final 30 credits counted towards the degree, including half of the credits required for the major, must be completed at Pitt to receive a degree in the College of Arts and Sciences.
 

D17. Describe other transfer credit policies: Transfer policies vary by school


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