IUPUI-SYSU Admission Requirements & Application Process

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Requirements for admission to IUPUI-SYSU collaborative “2+2” degree program

The following requirements apply to students of SYSU who wish to transfer to degree programs at IUPUI. Students should apply for transfer at the beginning of the final semester of study at SYSU:

  • Completed International Undergraduate Application Form. On this form, the student will indicate the degree track s/he intends to follow at IUPUI.
  • IUPUI International Application Fee as set by Indiana University Board of Trustees at the time of application.
  • Official transcript of all course work taken at SYSU and any other post-secondary institutions.
  • Grade point average of 75/100.
  • Confirmation from SYSU that the student meets SYSU requirements for program transfer to IUPUI.
  • Evidence of adequate proficiency with English language. The minimum IUPUI standard is TOEFL (iBT) of 61 or IELTS 5.5, or equivalent standard agreed upon mutually by SYSU and IUPUI.
    Note:Upon arrival at IUPUI, students must take an English-language proficiency test. Depending on the results of this test, students may be required to take English for Academic Purposes classes that will be supplemental to the core plan of study.
  • Financial documentation. Evidence that the student has access to sufficient funds to pay for fees and living expenses while enrolled in a degree program at IUPUI. The required amount will be based on estimated expenses for tuition and living expenses updated annually by the IUPUI Office of International Affairs (http://iapply.iupui.edu/expenses/undergraduate.pdf).
    Note: The required amount is for admission and visa purposes. The actual annual expense may vary based on the credit hours taken and the cost of living.

Application to the Program

  • Please contact your school to make sure that you meet the SYSU requirements for program transfer.
  • All international transfer students must follow the application guideline and procedure established by the IUPUI Office of International Affairs. Click here to see application requirements and procedures.

Application Deadline

March 1st, Fall admission only

Resources for International Students