Illinois State accepts a maximum of:
- 70 semester hours from a two-year institution,
- 90 semester hours from a four-year institution, or
- A combined total of 90 hours from two-year and four-year institutions.
We also accept military credit.
If you earn an Associate of Arts or an Associate of Science degree from a regionally accredited community college, you transfer to Illinois State with junior standing and with all general education requirements met.
Course Transfer Resources
Our Transfer Guides show you how specific courses transfer to Illinois State from your Illinois community college.
iTransfer helps students transferring between colleges and universities in Illinois with general education coursework.
u.select is a nationwide, online advising tool to help you find course equivalencies and degree requirements at participating institutions (throughout the U.S.).
- Illinois State University operates on a semester calendar, so hours taken at an institution following a quarter or other calendar will be converted to semester hours.
- Transfer credit is evaluated and placed according to the course numbering system from the transfer institution.
- Credit from a community college is not recognized as senior college level credit.