Increased Funds for Transfer Students

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UNT is a top 10 destination for transfer students, according to U.S. News & World Report -- and the university has unveiled new ways to help those students. Undergraduate students transferring to UNT for the first time from a community college or another university now will be considered for enhanced scholarship opportunities.

UNT's Transfer Excellence Scholarships, a merit-based scholarship program, recognizes transfer students with a proven track record of academic success. UNT has increased the value of the scholarships, which now range from $1,500 to $4,000 per year based on the student's GPA. The awards began this spring and will be offered for spring and fall semesters.

The university is the school of choice for many transfer students living in the North Texas region and across Texas. This fall, UNT welcomed more than 3,800 new undergraduate transfer students. UNT is the only Texas public university named to the Phi Theta Kappa Excellence in Community College Transfer Honor Roll for five consecutive years and is a top-three transfer destination in the state.

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