Graduate Studies

Transfer Students

Transfer Student Admissions

Submit the following to complete your application file:

  1. $50 non-refundable application fee. Most applicants can pay online when the application is submitted. Students who need to mail a check or money order can select “Pay by Check” at the end of the application process, then submit the application. A follow up email will be sent 2-4 business days after the submission of the application prompting payment. This email will contain your WIU ID and an option for credit card or wire transfer via PayMyTuition. The WIU ID number is required to make payments by this option.
  2. A copy of your passport to ensure that we have the correct spelling of your name.
  3. Your full academic record is required for an admission decision. A full academic record is defined as your academic record from ALL post-secondary institutions attended. If these documents are not in English, a precise word for word English translation must be submitted with the documents. Most applicants can submit unofficial academic records to for application processing. Applicants admitted based on unofficial academic records are required to submit their full official academic record to complete the conditions of acceptance to WIU. Applicants from certain countries are required to request official academic records from all post-secondary institutions to be sent directly from the issuing institution to WIU prior to  application processing. Applicants to which this applies will be notified. 
  4. Applicants who have earned less than the equivalent of 24 semester hours of college credit will be required to submit secondary school transcripts.
  5. Proof of English proficiency if required.
  6. If you are admitted, you will need to provide  financial documentation.
Transfer Student Admission Requirements
  1. Have a combined grade point average of at least 2.0 on a 4.0 scale for all college level coursework attempted and good standing at the last institution attended. All marks and scores will be converted to a 4.0 grading scale.
  2. Applicants who have earned less than the equivalent of 24 semester hours must also meet freshman admission standards.

Applications are reviewed in the order that they are completed. You should allow at least four to five weeks after we have received all of your supporting documents to process your application file. Once an admission decision has been made, you will be notified of your next steps at the email address on your application.

See our Transfer Credits page for information about transferring your undergraduate college credits.