University of Victoria transfer admission

University of Victoria transfer admission

If you have already earned undergraduate credits from a university in Canada or somewhere else, you may be able to complete your studies at the University of Victoria (UVic). You can do this by applying for transfer admission.

What is transfer admission? 

Transfer admission is open to undergraduate students who have already earned some academic credits from another higher education institution or college but would like to complete their studies at UVic.

If this applies to you, transfer admission may be a good route to a Canadian degree. You can apply to transfer into Year 2 or Year 3 of any bachelor’s degree, and UVic will decide how many of your existing credits can be counted towards your program. As part of your application, you must submit all your transcripts. These transcripts will be evaluated for both admission and transfer-credit purposes.

When you finish your studies, you will graduate with a degree from the University of Victoria.

Why apply for transfer admission to UVic?


international students 

100+ countries

represented on campus

Up to 60 credits

can be transferred to UVic

80+ undergraduate majors

available at UVic through Kaplan

800 students 

pursue international education and research opportunities each year

Specialist support

to make your transfer to UVic easier

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Transfer to the University of Victoria


Undergraduate transfer admission 

For students who have started their undergraduate studies at another college or university and would like to finish their degree at the University of Victoria.

Ready to take the next step? 

Learn more about transferring to UVic

Explore the requirements and application details for applying for transfer admission to UVic. 

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