Indiana University-South Bend Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

This is the complete guide for transferring to IUSB. We suggest you read until the end - you can also use the below calculator to estimate your likelihood of being able to transfer to IUSB.

What are your chances at IUSB?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at IUSB or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

    At IUSB, 27.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

    To read about regular admission requirements for Indiana University-South Bend, click here

    What are the transfer requirements for IUSB?

    IUSB requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

    Admission Item Required?
    High School Transcript Required of Some
    College Transcript Required of All
    Essay or Personal Statement N/A
    Interview N/A
    Standardized Test Scores Required of Some
    Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution N/A

    In addition to the above requirements, IUSB also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

    IUSB requires a minimum of 12 credits.

    What are Indiana University-South Bend’s Transfer Deadlines?

    Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down IUSB transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

    Closing Date Reported Deadline
    Fall Transfer Deadline June 1
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline October 1
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

    We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

    In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

    When are decision dates for Indiana University-South Bend transfer applicants?

    If you applied to transfer to IUSB on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

    Deadline Notification Dates
    Fall Transfer Deadline August 1
    Winter Transfer Deadline
    Spring Transfer Deadline December 15
    Summer Transfer Deadline

    Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

    What is Indiana University-South Bend’s transfer acceptance rate?

    In 2019, IUSB received 892 transfer applicants.

    The school accepted 574 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for IUSB is 64.35%.

    This indicates how hard it is to transfer into IUSB. You can use the free calculator below to predict your chances of getting accepted.

    What are your chances at IUSB?

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    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    Additionally, of the 574 accepted transfer students, 346 students enrolled - that means the yield was 60.28%.

    IUSB accepts 65 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

    How can you afford IUSB

    IUSB costs an average of $N/A. The below vendors all offer private student loans for IUSB students to help cover the cost... We have partnered with Edvisors to provide these vendors and keep the offer up-to-date.

    What are the Indiana University-South Bend transfer GPA requirements?

    IUSB requires a minimum college GPA of 2.0 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

    In addition, IUSB requires a minimum high school GPA of 2.0.

    Will you enjoy transferring to IUSB?

    There are a lot of reasons to transfer to IUSB. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

    Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

    Or perhaps you’re drawn to South Bend...

    Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

    Finding success at IUSB is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

    These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

    If you’re considering transferring to IUSB then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

    Final Verdict: How to transfer into IUSB

    Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned. If you still have questions about transferring, check out the IUSB website for more info.
    IUSB accepts 64.35% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

    To have a shot at transferring into IUSB, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.2 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.33. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

    The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of IUSB students.

    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    SAT Math 420 530 475
    SAT Reading 420 520 470
    2018 Total SAT Score 840 1050 945
    25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
    ACT Math 17 23 20
    ACT Reading 16 23 19
    2018 Total ACT Score 33 46 39

    Indiana University-South Bend’s average SAT score is 945. To be a competitive applicant for Indiana University-South Bend your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

    What are your chances at IUSB?

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    This free college chances tool calculates your acceptance chances at IUSB or any other U.S. college

    Please note all chances are estimates based on test score and GPA averages.

    *or select a school above for a specific calculation

    Need chances at another college?

    If you’re considering transferring to IUSB, you may also want to consider the schools:

    Transfering to Bradley University
    Transfering to Columbia College Chicago
    Transfering to Lewis University
    Transfering to Northeastern Illinois University
    Transfering to Butler University