Applying to Illinois State
Illinois State's preferred filing period for fall transfer students is September 1-January 15. For the spring semester, the preferred filing period is from April 1-August 1. You are encouraged to apply early in the preferred filing period for best consideration for admission into competitive majors. Visit the Office of Admissions to apply today!
Required Courses for Admission
Recommended Courses for Admission
To find the course equivalencies at an Illinois community college, please review our Course Articulation Guides.
- United States Government and Civic Practices (POL 106)
- Quantitative Reasoning in Political Science (POL 138)
- Introduction to U.S. Foreign Policy (POL 150) or Introduction to International Relations (POL 151)
- Politics of Africa, Asia, Latin America (POL 140)