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Freshman

Freshman Undergraduate
  • Student who has not taken college classes after completing high school
High School Dual Enrollment
  • High school student taking WIU classes while taking high school classes
Bachelor of General Studies
  • Nontraditional student who wants a flexible, non-majored Bachelor of Arts degree
  • Must be 5 years or more beyond high school graduation
International
  • Student who has not taken college classes after completing high school
  • Student who is not a US citizen or requiring a student visa

Transfer

Transfer Undergraduate
  • Student who has taken college classes after high school but has not earned a bachelor's degree
Bachelor of General Studies
  • Nontraditional student who wants a flexible, non-majored Bachelor of Arts degree
  • Must be 5 years or more beyond high school graduation or have earned a minimum of 24 hours of college transfer credit
International
  • Student who has taken college classes after high school but has not earned the equivalent of a US bachelor's degree
  • Student who is not a US citizen, is transferring from another college and has not completed a bachelor's degree

Graduate

Graduate
  • Student who has earned a bachelor's degree
  • Student seeking a master's, doctoral, post-baccalaureate certificate program, non-degree status or second bachelor's degree
International Graduate
  • Student who has earned the equivalent of a US bachelor's degree
  • Student seeking a master's, doctoral, post-baccalaureate certificate program or second bachelor's degree
  • Student who is not a US citizen or requiring a student visa

Returning, Visiting, Guest & Non-Degree Seeking Students

Returning WIU Student
  • Student who previously attended WIU in a traditional major/program
  • Student who previously attended WIU in the non-majored Bachelor of General Studies program and wants to continue in BGS
High School Dual Enrollment
  • High school student taking WIU classes while taking high school classes
Visiting/Guest student
  • Current college student taking WIU classes for one semester only and in good standing at the home college
Non-Degree Student
  • Student who wants to enroll in classes but is not planning to seek a degree from WIU