If you have ever previously been enrolled at a college or university and were successful in obtaining a competitive grade point average in transferable academic credits then you should apply as a Transfer Student.
The admission standards you must meet to transfer to IUPUI depend on how many transferable credit hours you’ve earned at your current college or other colleges you’ve attended. These are the minimum requirements for transferring to IUPUI; most admitted students exceed these standards.
If you have at least 26 transferable credit hours:
If you have completed at least 26 transferable credit hours at another college or university, you must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale and be eligible to return to your previous college in order to transfer to IUPUI. If you don’t meet these standards, you must sit out for one semester (not including summer sessions) before you can transfer to IUPUI.
If you have fewer than 26 transferable credit hours:
If you’ve completed fewer than 26 transferable credit hours at another college or university, the admission standards you must meet depend on whether you would have qualified for admission to IUPUI as an incoming freshman.
- If you would not have qualified for admission as an incoming freshman, you must complete 26 transferable credit hours of coursework with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 at your current college before you can transfer to IUPUI. (The 26 transferable credit hours cannot include any dual-credit courses or college courses completed while you were in high school.) You must also complete any remedial coursework required by your current college.
- If you would have qualified for admission as an incoming freshman, you must have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale and be eligible to return to your previous college in order to transfer to IUPUI. If you don’t meet these standards, you must sit out for one semester (not including summer sessions) before you can transfer to IUPUI.
If you’re transferring from a Purdue campus
If you are on drop status at a Purdue campus, you are not eligible to transfer to IUPUI until you have sat out one full semester. If you have been dismissed twice, you must sit out one full academic year.
Once you complete the application process, your coursework will be evaluated by the IUPUI Office of Admissions to determine transferability. Courses must be from an institution that is recognized by IUPUI. Also, a grade of C or better (2.0 on a 4.0 scale) must be earned in a course before it can be considered for transfer credit.
The School of Engineering and Technology New Student Academic Advising Center will be available to assist you with developing your plan of study and choosing your classes. Typically, transfer students meet with the New Student Academic Advising Center staff during the transfer student orientation. However, you can send immediate questions regarding the transfer credit process to the New Student Academic Advising Center (email@example.com) or call (317)274-2533.
First, be sure to read your admission letter carefully. It provides important information regarding your student orientation session and future enrollment. Next, the School of Engineering and Technology Office of Student Services would be delighted to hear from you and your plans to enroll. If you like, they can put you in touch with a School of Engineering and Technology student ambassador. (A student’s perspective can be so helpful!) They will also be happy to answer other questions that you may have regarding the School of Engineering and Technology and the IUPUI campus as well.
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Class standing is most often determined by the number of credit hours you have completed. As of the fall of 2015, IUPUI follows these guidelines:
- Freshmen: 0 - 29 hours
- Sophomore: 30 - 59 hours
- Junior: 60 - 89 hours
- Senior: 90+hours
In some cases, a student's class standing is determined by where the student is in his or her program and not by the simple total of all credit hours. This is especially true if a student has changed majors and moved into a program where a significant number of hours previously taken will not apply toward the new major. While this isn't usually a real issue at the freshman and sophomore levels, it is more likely to occur when a student changes schools while a junior or senior.
NOTE: 30 CREDIT HOURS EACH YEAR is expected for on-time completion of an undergraduate degree.