Some schools and majors require a formal application while others use automatic certification. Once the intended school determines you have met all requirements for admission, you will be assigned a new advisor within your major program.
Complete 26 credit hours of coursework that can count toward a degree in the College
Maintain a minimum cumulative College GPA of 2.0
Maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 in the intended major (or 0.0 if no major courses have been taken)
If you have declared a major in the School of Art, Architecture, and Design and if you meet the requirements above, then you will be automatically certified into the College and sent a notification when that happens.
If you have declared a major in the Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies and if you meet the requirements above, then you will be automatically certified into the College and sent a notification when that happens.
Due to the way the audition process works, the process of applying to the Jacobs School is very different from other schools at IUB. For information on the process of transferring into the Jacobs School from a different program at IUB, please contact Jacobs' Office of Admissions directly.
Completion of a minimum of 30 hours of college coursework by the end of the semester in which you apply. For most students, this will require two semesters on the IUB campus. Kelley includes the credits from any college-level course work on your transcript.
Full time enrollment (12 credits minimum) during the semester in which you apply.
The following Integrated Core pre-requisite courses (20.5 total credits, may include transfer credit), completed by the end of the semester in which you apply.
English Composition: ENG-W 131* (3 credits)
Business Presentations: BUS-C 104/106 (3)
Compass I: BUS-T 175 (1.5)
Finite Math: MATH-M 118* (3)
Calculus: MATH-M 119* (3 - 4)
The Computer in Business: BUS-K 201/204 (3)
Basic Accounting: BUS-A 100 (1)
Fundamentals of Economics for Business I: ECON-B 251 (3)
*Equivalent courses for these classes exist on the IUB campus. See your advisor for more information.
To be automatically admitted to the Kelley School through standard admission, you must:
Complete the requirements above.
Earn grades of A's and B's in all courses (a grade of B- does not meet this requirement).
Withdrawals (W’s) will not count against your application, nor will P/F grades received when the course is only offered P/F.
If your application does not meet automatic admission criteria, the admissions committee will review all other materials provided in your application, including but not limited to: extracurricular activities, community service, and any work experience. Academic performance will weigh most heavily in the decision.
The Kelley Admissions Committee reviews grades in all courses, not just business courses.
Complete 30 credit hours of coursework toward a BS in Informatics
Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0
Complete English Composition, and INFO-I 101 with a minimum grade of C
If you have declared an Informatics BS major in Informatics BS and if you meet the requirements above, you will automatically certify into the School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering.
Computer Science BS:
Complete 30 credit hours of coursework toward a BS in Computer Science
Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.0
Complete English Composition with a minimum grade of C
If you have declared a major in Computer Science BS major and if you meet the requirements above, you will automatically certify into the School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering.
Intelligent Systems Engineering BS:
Complete 30 credit hours of coursework
Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
Complete both MATH-M211 and ENGR-E101 with a C or better
If you have declared an Intelligent Systems Engineering BS major and If you meet the requirements above, you will automatically certify into the School of Informatics, Computing, and Engineering.
For the 2020-21 academic year, the O'Neill School has moved to automatic admission for students with a declared Pre-O'Neill major who meet admission requirements.
Starting with the July 2021 admission cycle, O'Neill will resume the requirement that students submit an admission application. Meeting admission eligibility does not guarantee admission. The O'Neill School will assess each application individually through a holistic review of a student's academic performance.
Complete EDUC-G 203: (Communication for Youth Serving Professionals) with a grade of C or better. (Under certain circumstances, students may substitute another college public speaking or interpersonal communication class.)
If you have declared a major in the School of Education and if you meet the requirements above, then you will be automatically certified into the School of Education and sent a notification when that happens.
The School of Nursing is very competitive, and therefore has more requirements than many other programs. For more information, please check out their admissions requirements page.
Most School of Public Health programs require the completion of 30 credit hours and a 2.0 IU CGPA for admission. Exceptions:
Dietetics - requires a 3.0 IU CGPA and C or higher in both CHEM-C117 and C127
Sport Marketing & Management - requires a 2.0 IU CGPA and a C- or higher in SPH-M211
Exercise Science - requires a 2.0 IU CGPA and a C or higher in both SPH-I119 and SPH-K212
If you have declared a major in the School of Public Health and if you meet the requirements above, then you will be automatically certified into the School of Public Health and sent a notification when that happens.
Completion of a minimum of 12 credit hours; although early application is encouraged, advanced students may also apply
Satisfactory completion (grade of C or higher) of the required course SWK-S 141: Introduction to Social Work
A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
Evidence of characteristics or potential required of competent social work practitioners as defined in the mission statement of the School of Social Work. Such evidence may be derived from application materials, letters of reference, pertinent work or volunteer experience, and performance in SWK-S 141 Introduction to Social Work.
The School of Social work requires that students apply for admission. See the application instructions for full details.
Changing Your Major
Have you decided to change your intended major? First verify that your major is listed correctly. Log in to one.iu.edu. Go to your Student Center and click on "My Academics." You will find your major listed in the blue "My Program" box on the right side of the page.
If your major needs updating, email your assigned advisor or make an appointment to discuss your new plan. If you can't reach your advisor, email email@example.com and the advisor on duty can make the change for you.