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Heartland Transfer Students

Heartland to Illinois Wesleyan University

Heartland Community College students are guaranteed admission to Illinois Wesleyan University under the following criteria:

  1. IWU will guarantee the acceptance of all transferable credits earned from the HCC transfer-oriented degree program and no distinction will be made by IWU between the completion of these courses and those offered at Illinois Wesleyan University.

  2. Students may have to take additional prerequisite course requirements specific to certain majors.

  3. Students who complete the HCC transfer-oriented degree program with a 3.0 grade point average or higher on a 4.0 scale and submit an official transcript from HCC are eligible for guaranteed admission.

Learn more about Heartland Community College.


Heartland to IWU Course Plans

Art - BFA in Graphic Design*
Biology (pre-med)
Chemistry (pre-med)
Computer Science
Elementary Education

English – Literature
English - Writing
Environmental Studies
Hispanic Studies (Spanish)
International Business
International & Global Studies
Kinesiology & Allied Health

Neuroscience (pre-med)
Nursing** (1 year at Heartland)
Political Science
Theatre Arts 
* Art - BFA in Graphic Design - A portfolio is required as part of the application process for this major. Students should contact for more information.

** Nursing - Admission to the Nursing major is limited and completion of this plan does not guarantee admission to the School of Nursing. If space allows, accepted transfer students who completed the articulation plan would begin the nursing sequence in semester 3. Contact to inquire about the application process for Nursing majors.

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Heartland Community College to Illinois Wesleyan University


Jasmyn Taylor

Transfer Admissions Counselor


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