International Transfer Applicants WITHOUT U.S. Credits

The Kearney International Center's Assistant Director for International Recruitment & Enrollment can help assist you with the application process. If you have questions about Minnesota State University, Mankato or the application process, please email

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Requirements for international transfer students without U.S. credits

  • Must satisfy academic standards to those required of students transferring from U.S. schools. Those requirements are a cumulative U.S. grade point average (GPA) of 2.0 and the successful completion of 67% of all attempted courses.
  • Meet one of the minimum standards for English Proficiency
    • TOEFL iBT 61 or PBT 500
    • IELTS 5.5
    • See other methods of meeting the required English Proficiency 

Application Deadlines for International Transfer Students

Fall Semester (August) Start: May 1

Spring Semester (January) Start: September 1

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