Transfer Students

Transfer Students

Transient/ Visiting Student

A transient or visiting student is defined as a student currently enrolled at another college or university who wants to take courses at UNAD Florida for credit back to that college or university; a student who needs prerequisite courses to enter a program at another college or university; or a student taking one or more courses for personal interest or to transfer into another degree program abroad.

Visiting students must have permission from that institution to take one or more classes at UNAD Florida. These students may intend to transfer to or seek a degree at UNAD Florida.

Students can take up to 6 credits maximum on the graduate level that can be transferred into a degree-seeking program at UNAD Florida. Transient students are required to present the following:


  • 1. A Visiting Student Application Form. Completed forms can be sent by email to admissions@unad.us, or by fax to (954) 667- 6200, or by regular mail to UNAD Florida, 490 Sawgrass Corporate Parkway Suite 120, Sunrise, FL 33325, USA.

  • 2. A $100.00 USD non-refundable Application Fee. All Payments can be made online at our easy Online Payments Form.

  • 3. Official transcripts from the current educational institution. The institution must be approved by the Department of Education and accredited by an association that is member of Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA). Online Payments Form.

  • Visiting students accept full responsibility for possessing or acquiring, by the time of enrollment, the knowledge and skills required for successfully completing their coursework at UNAD Florida. They assume responsibility for language proficiency as well.

    Visiting students are responsible for requesting that an official transcript be sent to their home institutions after completion of coursework at UNAD Florida.


UNAD Florida from another Institution

UNAD Florida will accept credits from accredited universities recognized by the Department of Education or CHEA, followed by a review by the Academic Dean. In order to transfer credits from another institution, official transcripts and course descriptions must be submitted for review.

For undergraduate programs, to obtain a degree from UNAD Florida, a minimum of 50% of the credits required for obtaining a degree in each program must be taken at UNAD. For Masters programs a maximum of 9 credits transferred from another institution may be accepted. For Doctorate degree programs, UNAD Florida does not accept credits transferred from another institution.

The acceptance of the transfer of credit from UNAD Florida to another college or university is at the discretion of the transferring school. It is the responsibility of the student to check with prospective receiving school to ensure credits will be transferable.

To obtain a degree from UNAD Florida, a minimum of 50% of the credits required for obtaining a degree in each program must be taken at UNAD.


  • To begin transfer admission process:

  • 1. Fill out, complete and return the Application for Admission.
  • 2. Pay the $100 non-refundable application fee to be sent in with Admission Application.
  • 3. Request Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, including work completed through joint or dual enrollment programs, study abroad programs, or as a summer transient or other such program.
  • Please be certain to submit the most recent transcript available to you documenting final grades in the most recent completed semester or term.

    Please note that high school performance and SAT/ACT results are not considered for transfer applicants and should not be submitted.

  • 4. Transcripts are to be mailed directly to UNAD Florida. Applicants are responsible for initiating the request(s) for transcripts, and for verifying that they are sent to UNAD Florida, 490 Sawgrass Corporate Pkwy Suite 120, Sunrise, FL 33325, prior to the start of the term for which they are admitted.

UNAD Florida to another Institution


  • The acceptance of the transfer of credit from UNAD Florida to another college or university is at the discretion of the transferring school. It is the responsibility of the student to check with prospective receiving school to ensure credits will be transferable.