Indiana University Northwest
Office of Admissions

Office of Admissions

Transfer Students

Transfer Students

Transfer students must have a cumulative college grade point average  of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale to be a degree seeking student. A high school transcript is not required if 26 semester hours of 100 level or above work has been completed at the time of the application.

IU Northwest accepts credit from institutions regionally accredited by the Higher Education Commission for college level courses in which the student has received a grade of C or better. The equivalency of courses is ultimately determined by faculty.  A list of courses that will transfer among all Indiana public college and university campuses can be found at Indiana Core Transfer Library

Checklist for Admissions

1.    Apply for Admission  
We recommend that you apply using our secure online application, and paying the $35 nonrefundable application fee with a credit card or e-check. 

2.  Request transcripts from colleges
Request and submit official transcripts from ALL colleges/universities attended.  Transcripts can be sent electronically to  IU credit will not be given at a future date for credit previously earned from a school that is not listed at the time of application.  

3.  Test Credit

4.  Complete FAFSA
Go to the FAFSA website and complete the application.  The FAFSA must be completed and submitted by March 10th to be eligible for Indiana state grants and 21st Century Scholarships. However, if the deadline has passed, it is not too late to complete the FAFSA in order to assess your eligibility for federal grants and loans. The IU Northwest school code is 001815.