Students planning on transferring to SOU from an accredited college or university should have:


  • Completed at least 36 quarter credits (24 semester credits) of transfer level credit


  • A minimum 2.25 grade point average (minimum 2.0 grade point average for all California Exchange Program participants with an AA or AS degree and students who have completed an Oregon AAOT degree. See the California Exchange Program page for more information.


  • Left all previous institutions in good academic standing


  • If you completed at least two years of high school level second language you should provide an official high school transcript.The proficiency requirement may also be met by completing two terms the same second language at a community college, college, or university. Students not meeting this requirement will be admitted with a Second Language Contract. Learn more about the requirement and how to meet the proficiency level here.