Frequently Asked Questions

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  1. How much is the application fee? Is it refundable?
  2. I am a former Iowa State student. Do I use this form to return for additional study?
  3. How many credits can I take as a nondegree student?
  4. Will I be able to get the classes I want?
  5. Can I live in the residence halls or in university apartments as a nondegree student?
  6. Can I receive financial aid while I am enrolled as a nondegree student?
  7. Will the credits I complete as a nondegree student apply to a degree program?
  8. I am still in high school, but want to take classes at Iowa State. What should I do?
  9. Do the admission requirements for high school graduates apply to "mature" applicants?
  10. I have a bachelor's degree. Should I apply as a nondegree undergraduate or graduate?
  11. I do not meet all the high school course requirements. Can I still be admitted?
  12. I was denied admission to Iowa State as a degree-seeking applicant. Can I enroll as a nondegree student?
  13. Do I need to provide my U.S. Social Security Number?
  14. Is my information confidential? Do I have to answer all questions?