UW-Platteville - Fall 2025 - UW HELP

Transfer Admission Requirements

Life happens and things change. We get that. Maybe you want to explore a new major not offered at your current campus. Or maybe you want to experience a bigger (or smaller) campus. Whatever the reason, a smooth transition is the goal. This section covers the admission requirements for transfer students. If you’ve enrolled at a college/university and now wish to attend a UW System campus, you’re in the right spot.

Transfer Admission Requirements Fall 2025

Applies to: UW-Platteville, UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County

Transfer Admission Guidelines

All applications receive a comprehensive review. Academic preparation is the primary criteria used in the admissions review process. Transfer students will be considered for admission if they have a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.00 or higher in transferable college coursework and are in good standing at the institution they are currently attending or have attended.

Minimum GPA Requirements for Admission Consideration to Specific Majors

Although students may be admitted to the university with a 2.0 cumulative GPA, higher grade point averages may be necessary for students who wish to enter the School of Education

All transfer students should consult with the department or program chair to clarify specific major/program requirements in the transfer.

All education majors need a 2.75 GPA average on a 30 credit minimum to be admitted to the university teacher education program. In order for students to be endorsed for certification in education, they must have earned a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 GPA or higher in the major(s), teaching minor(s), and professional education courses. Note: 3.00 required in professional education, major, and minor for elementary/middle (K-9) students. Please note GPA is calculated on UWP credits only. Credits earned during student teaching/interning cannot be used in calculating an overall GPA for endorsement purposes.

Grade of “C” or better in all required courses: ENGL 1130,  ENGL 1230, SPEECH 1010 or 2010 or equivalent, TCHG 1230, TCHG 2130 or equivalent, and a college level math course.


Credit and Other Requirements for Admission Consideration

Applicants must have 12 or more transferable credits from an accredited institution to be considered for admission as a transfer student. Applicants with fewer than 12 credits must meet new freshmen admission requirements.

Anticipated Application Deadlines/Priority Dates

Accepting applications: April 1, 2024

Registration Dates

All admitted transfers who have completed their intent to enroll can participate in advance registration starting in
November (first week)

Registration date based on the number of earned credits.

Special Information

Admission requirements and dates may be modified because of changing enrollment demands.