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Transfer Student Admission

The transfer applicant from outside the University of Miami must submit a satisfactory academic record in compliance with the standards of the University of Miami Office of Admission. The applicant must be in good academic standing at all institutions previously attended with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0. All transfer applicants to the School of Business Administration must have earned a grade of “B” or better and received college credit for a calculus course equivalent to MTH 161. The calculus course must be evaluated by submitting the syllabus and textbook title for review by the

Department of Mathematics and Office of Undergraduate Business Education.

For credit to be awarded, all transfer coursework must be from an accredited institution and reflect a minimum grade of “C” (2.0). Any business course that is from a non-AACSB accredited institution will be accepted as an elective toward the degree requirements. An applicant may appeal the decision by submitting the syllabus and textbook title to the appropriate department for review. All grades earned in transfer courses shall be used to determine the overall cumulative grade point average. This includes repeated courses under any forgiveness policy at a previous institution.

Further, transfer coursework must meet specific curriculum requirements as determined by the Office of Undergraduate Business Education. Note that transfer students must complete 50 percent of the total Business Foundation and Professional Business Core and 50 percent of all major and all minor courses at the University of Miami. In addition, transfer students must comply with the Residency Requirement set out below.

It is strongly recommended that transfer applicants meet the following requirements at the time of transfer application:

  • One semester of microeconomics (ECO 211 or its equivalent as determined by the Department of Economics), which may also be fulfilled by:
    • A score of "4" on the AP Microeconomics exam;
    • A score of "5" on the IB Higher Level Economics exam.
  • One semester of macroeconomics (ECO 212 or its equivalent as determined by the Department of Economics).
  • One semester of financial accounting (ACC211 or its equivalent as determined by the Department of Accounting).

It is strongly recommended that transfer applicants with 60 semester hours or more meet the following requirements at the time of transfer application:

  • Two semesters of introductory economics, Micro and Macro (ECO211 and ECO212), which may also be fulfilled by:
    • A score of “4” on the AP Micro and/or Macroeconomics exam;
    • A score of "5" on the IB Higher Level Economics exam awards credit in microeconomics;
    • A score of “6” on the IB Higher Level Economics exam awards credit in Micro- and macroeconomics;
  • A course or courses equivalent to Microeconomics and Macroeconomics, as determined by the Department of Economics.
  • One semester of financial accounting (ACC211 or its equivalent as determined by the Department of Accounting).
  • One semester of managerial accounting (ACC212 or its equivalent as determined by the Department of Accounting).
  • One semester of statistics, which may also be fulfilled by:
    • A score of "4" on the AP Statistics exam;
  • A course equivalent to Introduction to Business Statistics (MAS 201) as determined by the Department of Management Science.

For more information about the School of Business curriculum and transfer course approval forms click here

Recent News

Feb28

School’s Accounting Students Win Two of Four IIA – Miami Chapter Accounting Scholarships

The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) – Miami Chapter has awarded $1,000 scholarships to two School of Business accounting students. The scholarships, won by Brian Finkel and Mari Pape, are two of just four scholarships awarded each year to students pursuing degrees at colleges and universities in Miami-Dade and Broward each year.

Oct31

Undergraduates in the Big Apple for Up-Close Look at the World of Finance

A group of 16 undergraduate business students had the opportunity to learn about the world of finance first-hand in New York City in October. The trip, made possible through the Bermont-Carlin Scholars Program, included visits to the JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Citigroup, Barclays, UBS, Goldman Sachs, Bank of America Merrill and a number of other firms.

Sep13

School of Business Alumnus Appointed as Colombia’s Minister of Agriculture

Ruben Dario Lizarralde (MSPM ’99) was named Colombia’s minister of agriculture by President Juan Manuel Santos on September 11.

Aug29

School Welcomes New Faculty Members

The School of Business is welcoming three new faculty members this fall. Derick Davis has joined the School as an assistant professor of marketing, Stefanos Delikouras is an assistant professor of finance, and Alex Horenstein is an assistant professor of economics.

Aug23

School Welcomes Undergraduate and MBA Students From Across the Globe

The School of Business welcomes more than 550 new students from over 40 countries as the fall 2013 semester begins.

Upcoming Events

May 08

Commencement - Spring 2014 - Graduate Degree Ceremony

The Spring 2014 graduate degree ceremony will take place on Thursday, May 8 at 4:00 p.m. at the BankUnited Center on the Coral Gables campus.

May 09

Commencement - Spring 2014 - Undergraduate Degree Ceremony

The Spring 2014 undergraduate and graduate degree ceremony will take place on Friday, May 9 at 5:00 p.m. at the BankUnited Center on the Coral Gables campus.

Jun 26 - Jun 29

2014 Frontiers in Service Conference

The 23nd Annual Frontiers in Service Conference will be held June 26-29, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Featuring a unique international mix of business people and academics, it is the world’s leading annual conference on service research.

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    School of Business Administration
    P.O. Box 248027, Coral Gables, Florida 33124-6520
 
 
TEL: 305-284-4643
FAX: 305-284-6526
 
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