Transfer Admission Requirements Spring 2024
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.
|Art (BA) (Admissions to the University is limited in Art)
|Art (BFA) plus pass portfolio review
|Arts Management (2.75 in major)
|Biology (Admission to the University is limited in Biology)
|Chemistry (see catalog)
|Clinical Lab Science
|Communicative Disorders (3.0 in major) to enroll in upper-division pre-professional coursework
|Computer Information Systems
|Education (all programs including Elementary, Exceptional, Early Childhood, and Secondary Education; except for those Secondary Education majors that require a 3.0 GPA))
|Fisheries and Water Resources
|Family and Consumer Science (for teaching option)
|Graphic Design (BFA), plus pass portfolio review
|Music, Applied (including Music Education)—audition required
|Musical Theatre—audition required
|Resource Management (most options within the major)
|Soil and Waste Resources
|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 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: February 15, 2023
Will admit until full.
All admitted transfers register with continuing students in November and December based on the total number of earned credits. Late applicants will register in January.