International Transfer Applicants from WITHIN the U.S.

The Kearney Center has an International Recruitment and Retention Specialist who can help assist you with the application process. If you have questions about Minnesota State University, Mankato or the application process, please email

Transfer Student Requirements from WITHIN the U.S.

International students applying from U.S. colleges and universities must satisfy the same academic admission standards as U.S. transfer students but must apply following the International student application process. 

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Achieved a cumulative U.S. grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 and the successful completion of 67% of all attempted courses. Courses used for the GPA and completion percentage calculation must be college level and do not include "English as a Second Language" courses.
  • Students transferring from a U.S. school, who also want to transfer foreign University credits, must have their non-U.S. college or university credits evaluated by an outside agency. Refer to Transfer Credits information. 
  • Mee minimum standards for English Proficiency by providing proof of 1 semester or 2 quarters of U.S. College Level English Composition with minimum grade of C

Application Deadlines for International Students transferring from WITHIN the U.S.

Fall Semester (August) Start: August 10

Spring Semester (January) Start: December 20

Application Process in 4 Easy Steps

1 Complete your online Application Form.
2 No application fee - Use the promo code "INTLMAV" for a free application.
3 Submit all required documentation. View the checklist for more information.
4 Receive your admission decision by email after all application materials are received and reviewed!