Admissions Partnership Program

Iowa State University and the Iowa community colleges have partnered to offer the Admissions Partnership Program (APP) to students who enroll at an Iowa community college and have identified Iowa State as their transfer destination.

Students participate in APP while enrolled at the community college to assist in taking the next step toward a smooth and successful transition by offering a variety of exclusive benefits including the following:

  • Guaranteed admission to Iowa State provided requirements are met
  • Personal academic advising and mentoring
  • Degree planning to ensure timely graduation
  • Free transcript exchange between your community college and Iowa State
  • Real-time degree audit information, so you'll always know how your credits will transfer and how they apply to your chosen major
  • Special early orientation invitation
  • Option to lock-in bachelor's degree requirements with the same status as a student who enrolls as a first year student, direct from high school
  • Student discount prices for cultural and athletic events*
  • Your own ISUCard and e-mail account
  • Exclusive transfer newsletters with career planning tips and information about campus news and events
  • Access to libraries, learning communities, career exploration opportunities, clubs, and recreational facilities