Transferring from another UIC program

You’re considered an intercollege transfer student if:

  • You’re currently enrolled at the University of Illinois at Chicago, or
  • You’ve been accepted to the University of Illinois at Chicago

Check your requirements

  • Junior standing with 60 semester or 90 quarter credit hours of acceptable preprofessional course work completed at an accredited college/university
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Prerequisite courses listed in the UIC course catalog, completed before program enrollment


Ready to apply? Don’t worry, we’ll make this easy.


On campus: Applications are accepted from August 1 to March 31 for Fall enrollment only.

Online: Applications are accepted on a rolling admission schedule. Applications are due November 1 for Spring and July 1 for Fall.


  • Application
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Resume
  • Course outline form
  • College and employment history form

Official application

Complete the intercollege transfer application. The undergraduate application is not required and you don’t need to pay an application fee.


Submit transcripts only if you’ve attended other institutions since enrolling at UIC.

Letters of recommendation

Submit three letters of recommendation in support of your application. Letter must meet be from instructors, advisors or employers who can comment on your professional or academic abilities. Letters must be on the specific form provided. Recommendations from coworkers, colleagues, peers, employees/subordinates, friends or family members are not acceptable. You are responsible for sending the link to the recommendation form to your recommenders.


Submit a current resume, with any employment gaps explained.

Course outline

Submit a course outline form. Next to each course, indicate where the course was completed. Include the term, year, letter grade received—not the numeric score—and all courses in progress.

College and employment history

Fill out and submit the history form. Include each college or university attended as well as your current and/or previous employment.

After you apply

You’ll receive a decision by email or mail sometime between February and May.

If you've been accepted...

Congratulations! Access our Admitted Student page to follow up with next steps!

If you've been denied...

You may contact us directly to inquire about our decision. In some cases, we can advise you on what you can do to improve your applicant profile or successfully apply for a future term.

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Rich Wojtas


We make applying as easy as possible, but we know that the application process can be overwhelming. If you can’t find the answer to your questions here, reach out to Rich Wojtas, information services supervisor, when you need help.

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