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 a UW Colleges campuses, MATC-Madison, 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
1) The GPA’s listed below are required for admission to the majors, NOT for admission to the University.
2) The GPA requirements listed below may be either the cumulative GPA or the GPA in the major only. Contact the department for further information.
3) Some programs have enrollment caps in effect. The GPA listed below for these programs is the MINIMUM required to apply and does not guarantee admission to the program.
|2.67||Art (BA) (Admission 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)|
|2.50||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|
|Dance – Audition required|
|2.25||Economics – Social Science option. Business option is 2.50|
|2.75||Education, all programs including elementary, exceptional, early childhood, and secondary ed (except for secondary education majors that require a 3.00)|
|2.50||Fisheries & Water Resources|
|2.75||Family and Consumer Sciences (for teaching option)|
|2.75||Foreign Language (for teaching option)|
|2.75||Geoscience (for teaching option)|
|2.75||Individually Planned Major|
|Music (including Music Ed.) – 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 options within the major)|
|2.50||Soil and Waste Resources|
|2.50||Wildland Fire Science|
|Theatre Arts – Audition Required in BFA|
|Theatre Arts – Essay & 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.
All admitted transfers who have paid their deposit register with continuing students in March or April based on the total number of earned credits. Late applicants will register in May.
The 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.