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Transfer Admission Requirements


Degree Seeking Students

If you wish to enter an undergraduate certificate, associate's, or bachelor's degree program, you will apply as a degree-seeking student (even if you are unsure of which degree program).

Admissions Standards General Policy

If you have fewer than 26 hours of transferable work completed after high school graduation, you must provide a high school transcript as well as transcripts of your college work. If you were not admissible from high school, you are expected to complete any review courses that your current college requires as well as a total of 26 transferable hours (excludes dual credit and/or college courses taken while in high school) with a cumulative grade point average of a 2.0. For more information on what constitutes transferable courses, please visit our transfer credit page.

If you were admissible from high school or you have more than 26 hours of transferable work completed after high school graduation, you must have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale and be eligible to return to your previous college. If you do not have a 2.0 or you not eligible to return to your former school, you must sit out for one regular semester. (Note: Students who were deferred must have a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher in order to be considered for admissions.) Students transferring from Purdue are exempt from this policy unless they are on drop status or are required to sit out one or more semesters by Purdue University. Summer sessions do not count. If you have been dismissed twice, you must be out of school for two full semesters to be considered for admission. Please mail a statement with your application explaining what caused the low grades and how you will approach your studies at IUPUI.

Admission on Probation

Assuming you were admissible from high school but your GPA is below a 2.0, you will be required to sit out for one academic semester (or term), not including a summer session. If you were not admissible from high school, you must complete 26 transferable hours (excludes dual credit and/or college courses taken while in high school) and have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 at another school or university before being able to transfer to IUPUI. In some cases, students with GPA's below a 2.0 will be required to file a petition and perhaps schedule an interview. After reviewing your application, the Office of Undergraduate Admissions will advise you if you must take these steps.