Transfer Applicants

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

The application for students beginning their studies in fall 2017 will be available on August 1. We are no longer accepting applications for fall 2016. If you have questions or concerns, please contact the Office of Admissions at

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 following your graduation from high school, you’re eligible to apply as a transfer student. If you have completed less than 12 semester hours, please complete the freshman application.

Use the following step-by-step instructions to successfully submit your application to IU Bloomington. International applicants should visit the Office of International Services.

The next priority deadline is November 1.

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