BACHELOR DEGREE-COMPLETION PROGRAMS
Students entering Ivy Tech or VU and planning to transfer associate degrees to ISU bachelor degrees should refer to this chart.
DegreeLink is an Indiana State University program that enables individuals to transfer their credit earned from regionally accredited colleges and universities, and then complete ISU bachelor degrees via distance education.
Admission requirements, transfer guidelines, and program availability vary by major. Most programs are offered entirely on-line. Others require on-campus coursework.
Details are listed by major in the programs section of this site.
FREQUENTLY REQUESTED INFORMATION
Indiana State University is a medium-sized, comprehensive university founded in 1865. The student population of approximately 11,000 includes students from throughout the United States and 56 countries. The University has offered distance education programs since 1969.
For further information, see accreditation.
Indiana State University accepts credit earned from Ivy Tech Community College, Vincennes University, and other regionally accredited colleges and universities. In addition, several programs offer credit for work experience.
Admission and transfer requirements vary by major. For details, see:
ACE (Adult Career Education) Bachelor Degree Completion
Criminology and Criminal Justice
Electronics Engineering Technology
Human Resource Development
Insurance and Risk Management
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Nursing: L.P.N./L.V.N. to B.S. Track
Nursing: R.N. to B.S. Track
Important: Students entering Ivy Tech Community College or Vincennes University—and planning to transfer associate degrees to ISU bachelor degrees—should refer to this chart to plan their programs of study.
Distance courses are offered on-line. Selected courses include video and audio components and/or live, Web-based conferencing. These formats enable you to schedule your courses and earn credit in your community around your work and family commitments.
Students are eligible for consideration for financial aid programs if they are seeking ISU degrees and are U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens.
For details and instructions, see financial aid.
The University offers a limited number of scholarships for entering transfer students who will be studying 12 or more credit hours a semester. For details, visit scholarships.
Once admitted, students receive ISU email accounts, access to the ISU Portal, and technical assistance from the OIT Help Desk. In addition, Microsoft Word (and other software) is free for ISU students. For details, see Microsoft campus agreement.
The University's Sycamore Plan allows students to pay for courses in affordable monthly payments instead of large annual or semester payments. For details, see payment options.
Indiana State University is an approved veterans benefits institution, and is prepared to offer military personnel and veterans the support needed to use the education benefits they have earned.
For an overview of veterans education benefits as well as information on the University's veterans benefits coordinator, see veterans services.
Distance Education Students Residing Outside of Indiana: Each of the states has its own approval processes for out-of-state institutions offering distance education. While Indiana State University endeavors to offer all of its programs to as wide an audience as possible, all ISU distance education programs may not be available in all states. Currently, distance programs are not offered in the states of Arkansas and Massachusetts. To check the status of programs available in a particular state, visit program availability.
The Catalog of Indiana State University is the document of authority for all students. The requirements given in the catalog supersede information issued by any academic department, program, college, or school. The University reserves the right to change the requirements at any time.
Last updated 20 February 2014