The Beijing Center Guaranteed Admission Agreement Details

The Beijing Center (TBC) and Marquette University agree to a cooperative relationship through this agreement to better serve students and facilitate the transfer process.Students fulfilling the requirements outlined below will be guaranteed admission to Marquette University to complete their bachelor's degree.


    1. Academic Requirements

      1. Students must have received a high school diploma or equivalent (GED), prior to transferring to Marquette University, and maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale as a full-time student on all transferrable coursework taken at TBC, with no grades earned of less than C. Students asked to leave TBC for academic or non-academic reasons will not be considered for guaranteed admission.
      2. Students are required to enroll in their Marquette University degree program within three years of initial enrollment in the Guaranteed Admission program with a maximum of 75 credits that will be applied to their baccalaureate degree. Program requirements are subject to change. Courses accepted for transfer credit must follow Marquette University’s Transfer Course/Credit Policy.
      3. International students must demonstrate English language proficiency as part of the final admission process.  Evidence can include completion of 30 credits at TBC including English course which is equivalent to ENGL 1001 with grade of B or higher, submitting appropriate results from a standardized English test such as TOEFL, IELTS, Duolingo or other evidence as explained in the Marquette international admissions process
    2. Admission Requirements

      1. Students will receive notification of their planned participation and required criteria in the guaranteed admission agreement from Marquette University upon submission of the interest form. As part of that form, students must authorize TBC and Marquette University to disclose their educational records, including but not limited to, transcripts, admission, and advising information as appropriate. Students may also receive communication from Marquette University informing them of presentations, workshops, activities, student events, and visits.
      2. Students must be in good academic and disciplinary standing at TBC at the time of transfer. Students must adhere to each institution’s standard policies and procedures including but not limited to those dealing with admission, enrollment in courses, transfer credits, financial aid, student conduct and discipline, academic probation, dismissal and reentry.
      3. During enrollment in the Guaranteed Admission Program, Marquette University will provide advisement to students to discuss academic program requirements and transfer credit policies when initiated by the student. It is recommended that students track their degree progress by working with their transfer advisor at TBC and Marquette University.

        Emily Xiong
        Academic Coordinator

        Marquette University
        Michael Groen
        Assistant Director
    3. This agreement only applies to Marquette University programs listed in the Appendix.  Students interested in a Marquette University program not listed in the Appendix should follow general transfer admission instructions and need not submit the Guaranteed Admission Agreement documents. Marquette reserves the right to limit the number of students accepted to the Guaranteed Admission Program in an academic year.
    4. In addition to maintaining a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale on all transferable coursework, students seeking to transfer into the College of Business Administration and Opus College of Engineering must adhere to the listed requirements below for admission to the respective undergraduate degree program: 
      1. College of Business Administration - A grade of B or better in TBC 1620 or TBC 1621 (only one is needed for degree), TBC 1270, TBC 1250, TBC 1260.
      2. Opus College of Engineering - A grade of B or better in TBC 1620 and TBC 1630
    5. Admitted students may qualify for Marquette University scholarships. Available scholarships can be viewed on Marquette University’s website.
  1. Each student will be responsible for the following costs and/or expenses to Marquette University:
    1. Students will pay the then-current tuition and fees which can be viewed at Marquette's website
    2. Room and board costs will be the responsibility of the incoming student. Further, books, living expenses, transportation and any other costs incurred related to, or arising from, this program, will be the individual responsibility of the student.
    3. The students will be responsible for purchasing necessary health insurance. Further, the students are responsible for their own medical and legal expenses while at Marquette University.
  2. Other terms

    1. All students participating in the Guaranteed Admission Agreement must apply to Marquette University using the Common Application or the Marquette University International Admission Application by the deadline for the desired entry term.
    2. Marquette University will provide TBC a snapshot of the student enrollment data for those Partner Institution participants in the Guaranteed Admission Agreement twice a semester.
    3. Failure to meet the requirements above does not preclude the student from applying and being considered for admission to Marquette University using the traditional admission process.
    4. Students with any criminal act, non-academic dismissal or suspension will be reviewed and determined by Marquette University’s Dean of Students. If the criminal act, non-academic dismissal or suspension disqualifies the student from matriculation, it therefore prohibits admission as guaranteed through this agreement.
    5. The Beijing Center will publish a version of this document on its website so that the details of this agreement are available to students interested in participating in the program. Marquette University and TBC will have the right to review and approve all advertising for the agreement.
    6. This agreement may be reviewed at any time and any modification concerning the present agreement may be the made only by mutual consent in writing between authorized representatives of the parties. If either institution desires to terminate the agreement, it must inform the other in writing at least one year before.
    7. Should the program be dissolved, students who are participating at the time will be guaranteed transfer into Marquette University provided they satisfy all program requirements.
    8. If, as a result of an act of force majeure, including without limitation, an act of God, war, riot, labor dispute, strike or threat thereof, intervention of a government agency or instrumentality or other occurrence beyond the control of either party, either party is substantially hindered in performing its obligations hereunder then, in such event, that party shall have the right, upon notifying the other of the occurrence of force majeure as herein defined, to suspend performance of the cooperative activity pursuant to the Agreement and any contract based on the Agreement until the force majeure has passed.

List of approved majors

  • Klingler College of Arts and Sciences
  • *College of Business Administration
  • Diederich College of Communication
  • *Opus College of Engineering
  • *College of Health Sciences
  • College of Education


Biochemistry & Molecular Biology


Biological Sciences



Classical Languages

Classical Languages for Ed. Majors

Classical Studies

Cognitive Science

Computational Mathematics

Computer Science

Criminology & Law Studies

Data Science



Environmental Studies




Interdisciplinary Majors

International Affairs

Latin American Studies


Peace Studies



Physiological Sciences

Political Science


Social Welfare & Justices


Spanish Language & Literature

Spanish for the Professions

Theology and Religion

Women’s and Gender Studies


Business Administration

Business Economics


Human Resources Management

Information Systems

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

International Business


Operations & Supply Chain Management

Real Estate


Communication Studies

Corporate Communication

Digital Media (Broadcasting)


Media Studies

Public Relations

Theatre Arts

Biomedical Engineering – Biocomputing

Biomedical Engineering – Bioelectronics

Biomedical Engineering – Biomechanics

Civil Engineering

Construction Engineering Management

Computer Engineering

Electrical Engineering

Environmental Engineering

Mechanical Engineering

Biomedical Sciences

Educational Studies

Elementary/Middle Education

Middle/Secondary Education

* The degree programs in the College of Business Administration and Opus College of Engineering must adhere to the listed requirements in the agreement.