Transfer Admission Process – Steps


  • Cumulative college GPA of 2.0;
  • Eligible for re-enrollment at the last institution attended.

If you do not meet the requirements for unconditional admittance or if you need further details on any of the information above, email the Office of Admissions at You may also reach us by phone at (479) 968-0343.

Start the Transfer Process

  1. APPLY: Submit your FREE Transfer Admission Application! Here is a short video to see how to submit your transfer admission application. 

    Admissions decisions are made once all required documents are received. Admission letters are sent via email. Please allow up to two weeks for processing of applications and documents. If you have not received an admission letter, please check spam email folders. 

  2. DOCUMENTS: Submit official transcripts from EACH regionally accredited college/university where you have enrolled. 

    If you have fewer than 24 earned college credit hours, we also need the following documents, in addition to all college transcripts:
    • Final official high school transcript
    • Test scores (ACT, SAT or ACCUPLACER) 
    You may need to contact your high school and request they send these to us directly.

    Unofficial documents can be submitted to or faxed to (479) 964-0522.

    Official documents may be submitted electronically via transcript service or mailed to: 
    Office of Admissions
    Brown Hall, Suite 104
    105 West O Street
    Russellville, AR 72801

    Admission decisions are made once all documents are received. Please allow up to two weeks for processing of applications and documents.
  3. SCHOLARSHIPS: Apply for Transfer Academic Scholarships. The priority deadline for spring is December 1. The priority deadline for fall is April 1. Students may apply after the priority deadline in the event that funds are still available. 

    Foundation Scholarships are also available to transfer students. To apply, students must first be admitted to access the application using their OneTech username and password. The deadline for the 2023-2024 academic year is February 28, 2023. However, students may apply after the deadline in the event that funds are still available. 
  4. ONETECH: Activate your OneTech student portal account. Your T-Number (student ID) and OneTech username are included in your admission letter.
  5. FAFSA: Complete the FAFSA or update your current FAFSA to include Arkansas Tech University. Arkansas Tech's school code to use on the FAFSA is 001089.
    • Newly admitted transfer and returning students with less than 50 earned hours or are undeclared or any student who needs additional guidance in selecting a major should call or visit the Academic Advising Center (479-964-0843, Rothwell 107) to schedule an advising/registration appointment. 
    • Newly admitted transfer and returning students with more than 50 earned hours should contact their respective academic department to schedule an advising/registration appointment. Find your department contact information.
  7. HOUSING: Apply for on-campus housing through the OneTech student portal. 

    Arkansas Tech University has a Two Year Residency Policy. Students between the ages of 18 and 21, and with fewer than 60 earned credit hours of college work (excluding concurrent hours), who are Russellville campus students are required to live on campus or in their parent or legal guardian’s permanent home within a 30-mile radius. 

    Information about requests for exemption is available on the Residence Life website

    Get ready to start your semester at ATU

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