Veteran and Military Student Admission Requirements
If you have served, or are currently serving in the military, you will be required to submit your military transcripts when you apply for admission. If you are in any other branch of the military than the Air Force, you will need to provide a Joint Services Transcript (JST) which can be requested here. Those serving in the Air Force will request a Community College of the Air Force (CCAF) transcript.
Additional materials required will be determined by how many academic credits* you have completed at a regionally accredited college or university.
If you have completed at least 24 graded, academic semester (36 quarter) credits*, you will be required to submit the following items in addition to your application for admission:
You will be required to have a cumulative transfer GPA of 2.00 in all academic courses* you have completed.
If you have not completed at least 24 graded, academic semester (36 quarter) credits*, you will be required to submit the following items:
Your application will be reviewed on an individual basis.
*Note: Career technical, development/remedial, and military credits do not count as academic credit.
If you were previously enrolled as a degree-seeking undergraduate at Iowa State and wish to return as an undergraduate after an absence of at least 12 months, you must apply as a reentering student.