Admission Requirements

Admission Procedures
Applications for admission are taken year-round. Application forms are available online and from the Admission’s Office.

Prospective students must contact IUE to obtain an application packet. The packet will contain the required application and forms needed for submission. The student must contact all relevant institutions for submission of proof of graduation attesting to their academic qualifications from undergraduate institutions for admission to the graduate program or submission of proof of high school completion for admission to the undergraduate and certificate programs. It is also the student’s responsibility to ensure that all documents and forms are complete.

Admission decisions will be made with 21 days of receiving all required documentation. Students can be “conditionally” admitted to the University until all documents are submitted and fees paid. If an applicant does not accept their admission or fails to matriculate within one year of acceptance, the applicant will need to go through the admissions process again. This means that the applicant must resubmit a non-refundable application/registration fee, application, documents, forms and information required for admission to their selected program. Previous admission does not guarantee readmission.

Certificate Admissions
Certificate Admissions
Student applying for admission to undergraduate programs must observe the following procedures:
1. Submit a completed and signed Application Form (The application form can be requested from the Admission’s Office or downloaded off the University website: www.iueast.org)
2. Submit all documents that are required by the admissions office.
a. Proof of Graduation
All applicants must provide proof of completion of Bachelor’s degree in order to qualify for admissions, such as official transcripts or certificate of graduation.
b. Personal Identification
All applicants are required to submit a photocopy of personal identification such as State driver’s license, government issued identification card, and passport or any government issued photo identification.
3. Submit the $100 Application Fee (non-refundable)

Certificate Transfer Applicants
Certificate applicants cannot transfer any credits.

Undergraduate Admissions
Student applying for admission to undergraduate programs must observe the following procedures:
1. Submit a completed and signed Application Form (The application form can be requested from the Admission’s Office or downloaded off the University website: www.iueast.org)
2. Submit all documents that are required by the admissions office.
a. Proof of Graduation
All applicants must provide proof of completion of high school in order to qualify for admissions, such as official transcripts or certificate of graduation.
b. Personal Identification
All applicants are required to submit a photocopy of personal identification such as State driver’s license, government issued identification card, and passport or any government issued photo identification.
3. Submit the $100 Application Fee (non-refundable)

Undergraduate Transfer Applicants
Undergraduate applicants may transfer up to (60) semester credits or (90) quarter units. Transfer credits must be earned from a stated-approved institution of from an institution accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education. Applicants wishing to transfer courses from foreign institution must submit transcripts of earned credits. Only courses with a grade of “C” or better will be considered for transfer. Transcripts will be evaluated and awarded by the Director of Academics. IUE reserves the right to make a final determination on and acceptability of credits for transfer and application to its programs.

Graduate Admissions
Student applying for admission to undergraduate programs must observe the following procedures:
1. Submit a completed and signed Application Form (The application form can be requested from the Admission’s Office or downloaded off the University website: www.iueast.org)
2. Submit all documents that are required by the admissions office.
a. Proof of Graduation
All applicants must provide proof of completion of Bachelor’s degree in order to qualify for admissions, such as official transcripts or certificate of graduation.
b. Personal Identification
All applicants are required to submit a photocopy of personal identification such as State driver’s license, government issued identification card and passport or any government issued photo identification.
3. Submit the $100 Application Fee (non-refundable)

Graduate Transfer Applicants
Graduate applicants may transfer up to (6) semester credits or (9) quarter units. Transfer credits must be earned from a stated-approved institution of from an institution accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the United States Department of Education. Applicants wishing to transfer courses from foreign institution must submit transcripts of earned credits. Only courses with a grade of “B” or better will be considered for transfer. Transcripts will be evaluated and awarded by the President.