Transfer Admission Requirements Fall 2022
Applies to: UW-Stevens Point, UW-Stevens Point at Marshfield, UW-Stevens Point at Wausau
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 the two-year UW 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.
Other Guidelines for Admission Consideration
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.
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 (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|
|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)|
|2.00||Fisheries and Water Resources|
|2.75||Family and Consumer Science (for teaching option)|
|2.67||Graphic Design (BFA), plus pass portfolio review|
|Music, Applied (including Music Education)—audition required|
|Musical Theatre—audition required|
|2.50||Religious Studies (concentration of Philosophy)|
|2.00||Resource Management (most options within the major)|
|2.00||Soil and Waste Resources|
|Theatre Arts—audition required in BFA|
|Theatre Arts—essay and interview required in BA/BS|
|2.75||World Language (for teaching option)|
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. Applicants with fewer than 12 credits must meet new freshman admission requirements.
Anticipated Application Deadlines/Priority Dates
Accepting applications: August 1, 2021
Will admit until full.
All admitted transfers register with continuing students in April based on the total number of earned credits. Late applicants will register throughout the summer.
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.