Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for APP, the following criteria must be met:

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  • You must be enrolled in transferable coursework at an Iowa community college
  • You must have at least a 2.00 cumulative GPA for attempted coursework at your current community college
  • Current or former Iowa State students, including students enrolled in off-campus programs or the Intensive English Program, are not eligible
  • Students who have taken courses at Iowa State prior to high school graduation, or during the summer immediately following graduation from high school, are eligible for APP
  • Majors within the College of Design, including architecture, graphic design, integrated studio arts, interior design, and landscape architecture, are not eligible for APP. Students interested in these majors are encouraged to contact the Office of Admissions at 800 262-3810 or app@iastate.edu