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Admission Requirements and Instructions

Listed below are admission requirements and instructions for transfer students, including U.S. citizens and international students who have earned credit or a degree from an accredited U.S. college or university.

How to Transfer to ISU

To transfer to Indiana State University, you must apply for admission and submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended. For instructions visit:

Upon admission, advisors will review your transcripts and determine which credit transfers and which courses will be included in your program of study. See also credit transfer tools (at right).

University Admission Requirements

The following are general admission standards for transfer students:

  1. Good standing at last accredited institution attended
  2. High school records that meet the entrance requirements of freshmen admitted to Indiana State University
  3. A 2.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) in all college level studies

    The following require higher standards:

    ::  Bayh College of Education: 2.5 cumulative GPA
    ::  Nursing: Once admitted to the University, nursing programs require a separate application.

Note: Transferable hours are restricted to courses in which the applicant earned a grade of C or higher, and courses at the 100-level (and above) from regionally accredited colleges and universities.


For assistance, contact our office via telephone or online. Walk-in visits are also welcomed.

Transfer Central
Indiana State University
John W. Moore Welcome Center
318 North Sixth Street
Terre Haute, Indiana 47809
1-800-GO-TO-ISU (toll-free USA)

Last updated November 18, 2015