Most Transfer Students

Students transfer colleges for a number of reasons. Some change majors and move to a school that better suits their new path. Others start at a two-year college before transferring to finish their degree at a four-year college or university. Even if a first choice college simply wasn't the right fit, students can take heart in knowing they're not alone. As the schools on this list demonstrated based on the number of transfers enrolling in fall 2012, thousands of students transfer schools every year.

School New transfer students enrolled for Fall 2012
California State University—​Long Beach

Long Beach, CA

3,940
University of South Florida

Tampa, FL

3,902
University of North Texas

Denton, TX

3,829
Daytona State College

Daytona Beach, FL

3,802
Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

3,757
Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, FL

3,678
University of Maryland—​University College

Adelphi, MD

3,677
California State University—​Sacramento

Sacramento, CA

3,605
San Francisco State University

San Francisco, CA

3,499
San Diego State University

San Diego, CA

3,461

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