Transfer Applicants

Everything you need to know (and do) before transferring to IU Bloomington

The application for students beginning their studies in fall 2016 will be available August 1. We are no longer accepting applications for fall 2015. If you have questions or concerns, please call the Office of Admissions at (812) 855-0661, Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

IU Bloomington is a great place to finish your degree, and the campus welcomes approximately 1,000 transfer students each year.

If you’ve completed at least 12 semester hours of college course work, you’re eligible to apply as a transfer student. If you have completed less than 12 semester hours, please complete the freshman application.

If you’re admitted, we can apply up to 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of transfer credits from a junior or community college toward your IU degree requirements and up to 90 semester hours (120 quarter hours) from a four-year institution.

Use the following step-by-step instructions to successfully submit your application to IU Bloomington.

Your next priority date is November 1. 

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