Four-Year & Community College Applicants

Transferring from a four-year institution or a community college

You’ve made the decision to transfer to IUPUI, and you’re ready to apply. To get started, read the information on this page about our admission standards and application process for students transferring from four-year colleges and universities and community colleges. You can find detailed information about these topics, including a step-by-step guide to applying, on the Office of Undergraduate Admissions website.

When you’re ready to begin the application process, your first step is to complete the application for undergraduate admission.

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Transferring from an IU or Purdue campus

If you plan to transfer to IUPUI from another campus in the Indiana University system, you’ll apply for an intercampus transfer. If you plan to transfer from a Purdue University campus, you will follow the process for students transferring from four-year schools outside the IU system, which is outlined on this page.

After applying

You can expect to find out whether you’ve been admitted to IUPUI within four to six weeks after we receive all of your application materials.

Approximately two weeks after we receive your application, you’ll get an email with your university ID number. You’ll use this ID number to create your IUPUI computing account, which you’ll use to check the status of your application.

Please note that your IUPUI computing account is different than the guest computing account you created when you applied online. The guest computing account was solely for the purpose of submitting your application online.

Go to One.IU, search for “create my first IU account” and select that task. You’ll then be able to create your username and passphrase, passphrase reset questions, and email address. Be sure that the email address you create is for IUPUI.

After you’ve created your IUPUI computing account, you’ll be able to check the status of your application in One.IU. To check your status, go to Application Status in One.IU and select Start. Log in using your IUPUI username and passphrase (not your guest account information) to see the status of your application.

Priority deadlines

You must submit your application for admission and supporting materials by the priority deadline to receive full consideration for the term in which you want to begin attending IUPUI.

  • For fall semester: May 1
  • For spring semester: November 1
  • For summer session I: March 15
  • For summer session II: May 1