Transfer Admission Requirements Fall 2019
Transfer Admission Guidelines
All applications are reviewed on an individual basis with both academic and non-academic factors considered. Most transfer students admitted in recent years have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.25 on a 4.0 scale.
Students from two year branch campuses, Madison College, MATC-Milwaukee, Nicolet College, Western Technical College, and Chippewa Valley Technical College with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in 54 or more transferable credits will be eligible for automatic admission.
Minimum GPA Requirements for Admission Consideration to Specific Majors
Contact the admissions office for more detailed information about course sequence, GPA, and other admission requirements.
|2.67||Art (BA) (Admissions to the University is limited in Art)|
|2.67||Art (BA): Art History emphasis|
|2.67||Art (BFA) plus pass portfolio review|
|2.75||Arts Management (2.75 in major)|
|2.75||Athletic Training (3.0 in major)|
|2.50||Biology (Admission to the University is limited in Biology)|
|Chemistry (see catalog)|
|2.75||Clinical Lab Science|
|2.75||Communicative Disorders (3.0 in major)|
|2.50||Computer Information Systems|
|2.25||Economics—Social Science option, Business option is 2.50.|
|2.75||Education (all programs including Elementary, Exceptional, Early Childhood, and Secondary Education; except for those Secondary Education majors that require a 3.0 GPA)|
|2.50||Fisheries and Water Resources|
|2.75||Family and Consumer Science (for teaching option)|
|2.75||Foreign Language (for teaching option)|
|2.75||Geoscience (for teaching option)|
|2.75||Individually planned major|
|Music, Applied (including Music Education)—audition required|
|Musical Theatre—audition required|
|2.50||Public Administration and Policy Analysis|
|2.50||Religious Studies (concentration of Philosophy)|
|2.25||Resource Management (most opinion within the major)|
|2.50||Soil and Waste Resources|
|2.50||Wildland Fire Science|
|Theatre Arts—audition required in BFA|
|Theatre Arts—essay and interview required in BA/BS|
Credit and Other Requirements for Admission Consideration
Applicants must have 12 or more transferable credits from an accredited campus to be considered for admission as transfers. Applicants with fewer than 12 credits must meet new freshman admission guidelines.
Anticipated Application Deadlines/Priority Dates
Accepting applications: September 1, 2018
Will admit until full.
Enrollment deposit is $100.
Admission requirements and dates may be modified because of changing enrollment demands.
Special Note for UW System Transfer Applicants
The UW System undergraduate transfer policy states that priority for admission will be given to two year branch campuses transfers and other UW System transfers from campuses where a major is not available, subject to the limits of a campus’s enrollment target. All UW System campuses have Guaranteed Transfer agreements with the two year branch campuses. Students admitted under these agreements should follow the requirements of the agreement. The stipulations of these agreements are not included in this listing.