Transfer Application Requirements


Required Application Components

  • Coalition Application or Common Application
  • $90 nonrefundable application fee or fee waiver request 
  • ACT or SAT test scores (Writing/Essay not required)
  • Official high school transcript (including your graduation date). Visit our Transcripts and College Report page for information about equivalent documents you may submit.  
  • Official transcript(s) from every college/university from which you earned credit
  • College report (a form completed by a school official that provides information about your standing at your current or most recent institution)
  • Letters of recommendation from two academic instructors

Optional Arts Portfolio

  • The Arts Portfolio is optional and may be submitted to highlight extraordinary talent in the arts.

After submitting your application

  • You will receive an application acknowledgement email from Stanford once your application has been processed.
  • Check your application status portal regularly to ensure we receive all required materials.
  • Add to your email address book or safe senders list.
  • Consider applying for financial aid. Visit for deadlines and details.

Stanford reserves the right to evaluate an application and render a final decision even if all pieces of the application have not been received.

Updated on February 7, 2020 11:49 AM