Triton College Guaranteed Admission Agreement Details

Community College District 504, commonly known as Triton College, and Marquette University agree to a cooperative relationship to better serve students and facilitate the transfer process. This Agreement offers Triton College students Guaranteed Admission to Marquette University to complete their Bachelor's degree. Students must meet all the requirements outlined here in order to guarantee their admission to Marquette University. 

  1. Academic Requirements
    1. Students must have received a high school diploma or equivalent (GED), complete a minimum of 45 transferable credit hours at Triton College, and maintain a cumulative grade point average of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale as a full-time student on all transferrable coursework taken at Triton College with no grades earned of less than C. Students asked to leave Triton College 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 (3) years of initial enrollment in the Guaranteed Admission program. Courses accepted for transfer credit must follow Marquette University's Transfer Course/Credit Policy. Courses numbered lower than l 00-level and courses not deemed transferable are not included in this Agreement.
    3. International students must satisfy Marquette's requirements for English language proficiency as part of the final admission process as set forth on this page.
  2. Admission Requirements
    1. Students must authorize Triton College and Marquette University to disclose their educational records, including but not limited to, transcripts, admission, and advising information as appropriate. By signing the participation form, students agree to allow the two institutions to share information. 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 Triton College 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 Triton College and Marquette University.
    4. This Agreement applies to Marquette University programs listed below. Note, not all undergraduate programs are available through this Agreement as some programs do not offer a transfer entry option or may not have spaces to offer in a given semester. Students interested in a Marquette University program not listed below should follow general transfer admission instructions and need not submit the Guaranteed Admission Agreement documents.
    5. The degree programs in the College of Business Administration, Opus College of Engineering, and College of Health Sciences have a higher cumulative Triton College GPA requirement of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Additionally, students 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 three of the five following courses: ECO 102, ECO 103, ACC 101, ACC 105 and MTR 134
      2. Opus College of Engineering: A grade of B or better in MATH 131, PHY 106 and CHM 140.
      3. College of Health Sciences: A grade of B or better in BIS 113 or BIS 150 and CHM 140.
    6. Students may also qualify for Marquette University scholarships. Available scholarships can be viewed on Marquette University's website at this link.
    7. Students may apply for Honors in the Disciplines at Marquette University. A complete list of Disciplinary Honors Programs, their eligibility requirements and application processes can be found here.
  3. Other terms
    1. All students participating in the Guaranteed Admission Agreement must apply to Marquette University using the Common Application or the Marquette University Admission Application by the Marquette University application deadline for the desired entry term.
    2. 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.
    3. Students with a felony, misdemeanor, non-academic dismissal, or suspension will be evaluated by Marquette University's Dean of Students prior to admission. As a result, admission cannot be guaranteed through this Agreement.
    4. Triton College will publish 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 Triton College will have the right to review and approve all advertising for the Guaranteed Admission program.
    5. In collaboration with Triton College, Marquette University will support Reverse Transfer. Reverse Transfer provides an opportunity for students who have enrolled at Marquette University as a transfer student from Triton College to transfer their earned Marquette University credits back to Triton College to earn their Associate Degree. Upon student request, Marquette University shall forward a transcript to Triton College subject to its standard forwarding process.
    6. This Agreement is effective for three years and is subject to annual review. Any changes to the program regarding any part of this Agreement, must be in writing and signed by an authorized agent of each party so that this Agreement can be re-evaluated. Notice of changes shall be provided at least 60 days prior to the first day of instruction ( at both institutions) of the academic year in which the change will be implemented.
    7. Should the program be dissolved, students who are participating at that time will be guaranteed transfer into Marquette University provided they satisfy all program requirements.


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


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*The degree programs in the College of Business Administration, Opus College of Engineering and College of Health Sciences have a higher cumulative GPA requirement of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Additionally, students must adhere to the listed requirements outlined above for these programs.