Prospective Students

Enjoy Iowa State advantages at your community college

Iowa State University and your community college have teamed up to design the Admissions Partnership Program (APP) for transfer students just like you. It's easy. It's seamless. It's the next step. And best of all, it puts you on the path to a full range of exclusive Iowa State benefits including:

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  • 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
  • Access to Iowa State housing at student rates
  • 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

*These services require you to have an ISUCard and pay the optional student activity fee. Fees are subject to change. To take advantage of this option, contact Tuition & Fee Assessment at 515 294-1889 or visit 0460 Beardshear Hall to have the student activity fee assessed to your university bill. Once assessed, the payment can be sent to the Treasurer's Office, 1220 Beardshear Hall, or paid online through your AccessPlus account.