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Transfer Guarantee

Through The U of I System Transfer Guarantee, transferring is easier than you think!

Students transferring from an Illinois community college are guaranteed admission into any of the University of Illinois locations through The U of I Transfer Guarantee if they meet requirements. Please explore below to find out more!

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To participate in The U of I System Transfer Guarantee, students need to meet all of the following requirements:

  • Enrolled only at an Illinois community college after graduating from an Illinois high school
  • Earned a minimum of 36 graded, transferable semester hours at the time of application to the university
  • Attained a minimum grade point average of 3.0 in all transferable coursework completed at the time of application to the university
  • Satisfied the university's English language proficiency requirement

Students who complete all requirements listed above are guaranteed admission to the university, not guaranteed admission to a specific college or major. Students must complete the institution’s transfer admissions application during the appropriate filing period for consideration.

Find Your Fit

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

  • 35,000 undergraduate students
  • 18:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • 150+ majors in 11 academic communities

University of Illinois Chicago

  • 21,000 undergraduate students
  • 19:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • 95 majors in 16 academic colleges

University of Illinois Springfield

  • 2,300 undergraduate students
  • 12:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • 56 programs of study in 4 academic colleges

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Interested? Get connected with each of our Admissions Offices below.

The University of Illinois System is the flagship higher education system in the state of Illinois and is currently leading a system-wide initiative to provide transfer opportunities for students from within the state of Illinois. The University of Illinois Transfer Guarantee is managed by the University of Illinois System with collaboration from UIC, UIS, and UIUC.