Transfer Admission Requirements Fall 2022
Transfer Admission Guidelines
All applications receive a comprehensive review. Academic preparation is the primary criterion used in the admissions review process. Students with at least a 2.25 cumulative grade point average in all previous college-level course work will be stronger candidates for admission. Students transferring from a UW System Campus with a cumulative G.P.A of 2.00 and 18 transferable credits are encouraged to apply. Students with a cumulative grade point average between 2.00 and 2.24 will be considered for admission if space is available.
Students transferring from a UW System campus who earn a minimum of 24 credits with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 will be admitted.
Minimum GPA Requirements for Admission Consideration to Specific Majors
The following list shows majors and corresponding minimum GPA requirements that exceed the minimum for admission to the campus.
|2.75||Clinical Laboratory Science (One-semester minimum taken at UW-La Crosse prior to application. All program-required science/math courses must be a “C” or better. Only two-course repeats are allowed.)|
|2.00||Communication Studies (Students need a UWL cumulative GPA of 2.50 or 15 UWL CST credits with a 2.70 UWL CST GPA and a UWL cumulative GPA of 2.30)|
|2.00||Health Information Management and Technology|
|2.85||Early Childhood Education (birth-grade 3)|
|2.85||Elementary/Middle Education (grades K-9)|
|2.75||Secondary Teacher Education Program (STEP) (grades 4-12; includes English, Math, Science, Social Studies)|
|2.75||K-12 Education (includes Art, Music, French & Spanish)|
|2.75||Physical, Adapted, and School Health Education (grades K-12)|
|2.75||Exercise Science Fitness Track|
|3.00||Exercise Science Pre-Professional Track|
Music – Audition Required. For information regarding auditions and sign-up, please go to https://www.uwlax.edu/music/resources-for-students/auditions/
|2.50||Nuclear Medicine Technology|
|2.25||Public Health and Community Health Education|
|2.00||Recreation Management (2.50 or better required for internship and graduation)|
|3.00||Radiologic Science Major: Diagnostic Medical Sonography with Echocardiography/Vascular Emphasis C or better in all general education and pre-professional courses.|
|3.00||Radiologic Science Major: Diagnostic Medical Sonography with General/Vascular Emphasis C or better in all general education and pre-professional courses.|
|2.75||Radiologic Science Major: Radiation Therapy Emphasis (cumulative and in pre-professional courses), C or better in all general education and pre-professional courses.|
|2.50||Radiologic Science Major: Radiologic Technology Emphasis (cumulative and in pre-professional courses), C or better in all general education and pre-professional courses.|
|2.00||Therapeutic Recreation (2.50 or better required for internship and graduation)|
Theatre Arts/Musical Theatre emphasis – Audition Required
Contact the admissions office for more detailed information about course sequence, GPA, and other admission requirements.
Credit and Other Requirements for Admission Consideration
Students who were not admissible as new freshmen must present at least 18 transferable semester credits to be considered for transfer admission.
Anticipated Application Deadlines/Priority Dates
Accepting applications: August 1, 2021
Will admit until full.
All admitted transfer students will register with continuing students beginning April 11, 2022.
Date determined based on the number of earned credits.
Special Note for UW System Transfer Applicants (option)
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.