Transfer Plans and Information

If you have enrolled in any college-level coursework since graduating from high school, you are considered a transfer student. We have transfer agreements with many community colleges. If you are planning on transferring into Iowa State, take a look at the transfer plans for the major you are considering. If you have questions about transferring into a major, contact the transfer adviser listed.

Major Plans Contact
Apparel, Merchandising, and Design Transfer Plans Chris Wise
30A MacKay Hall
(515) 294-4997
clwise@iastate.edu
Child, Adult, and Family Services Transfer Plans
Pat Walsh
4380 Palmer, Ste 2321
(515) 294-8193
pwalsh@iastate.edu
Culinary Science Transfer Plans Amber Kargol
220 MacKay Hall
(515) 294-2553
akargol@iastate.edu
Diet and Exercise Transfer Plans Amber Kargol
220 MacKay Hall
(515) 294-2553
akargol@iastate.edu
Dietetics Transfer Plans Amber Kargol
220 MacKay Hall
(515) 294-2553
akargol@iastate.edu
Early Childhood Education Transfer Plans Lisa Sharp
2362 Palmer
(515) 294-8618
lsharp@iastate.edu
Elementary Education Transfer Plans Lisa Brinkley
133 Mackay Hall
(515) 294-1826
lisbom@iastate.edu
Event Management Transfer Plans Liz Harris
30E MacKay Hall
(515) 294-5307
lizh@iastate.edu
Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Studies Transfer Plans Michale Hansen
4380 Palmer
(515) 294 7169
mhansen@iastate.edu
Financial Counseling and Planning Transfer Plans Jeanna Nation
1337 Palmer
(515) 294-8644
jnation@iastate.edu
Food Science Transfer Plans Amber Kargol
220 MacKay Hall
(515) 294-2553
akargol@iastate.edu
Kinesiology and Health Transfer Plans Deb Sharar
205 Forker Bldg.
(515) 294-3100
dsharar@iastate.edu
Hospitality Management Transfer Plans Dawn Fiihr
30B MacKay Hall
(515) 294-3459
dmfiihr@iastate.edu
Nutritional Science Transfer Plans Amber Kargol
220 MacKay Hall
(515) 294-2553
akargol@iastate.edu

Other resources for transfer students

ISU Admissions transfer student website – Hundreds of transfer agreements with colleges around the country help create a seamless transition to Iowa State.
TRANSIT allows you to enter coursework you have taken at a community college or university and generate an evaluation to see how it will be accepted at Iowa State University. With TRANSIT you can enter your coursework and get:

  • An evaluation of how your courses transfer to Iowa State University.
  • A preliminary degree audit showing you how the courses you have taken so far will apply to a specific degree program at Iowa State University.

ISU Admissions Partnership Program (APP) lets you enjoy the benefits of being an Iowa State student while enrolled at your community college. It’s a great way to ensure a smooth and successful transition to your adventure at Iowa State.

Learning communities are small groups of students who generally take two or three courses together and may also live near each other in the same residence hall. More than half of entering first-year students choose to join a learning community. U.S.News & World Report recognizes Iowa State’s learning communities as one of the top 25 programs in the nation.

  • Contact Information

    If you are unable to reach your transfer adviser, feel free to call (515) 294-7838. The student recruitment office will be happy to answer your transfer questions over the phone or via email.

  • Important Dates

    Apply for admission

    Your adventure starts here - but not until you apply for admission!

  • Graduates Find Rewarding Jobs

    The College of Human Sciences offers 21 undergraduate and graduate majors. Within six months of graduating, 92 percent of bachelor’s degree recipients and 96 percent of master’s and doctoral degree recipients secure employment or advanced educational placement.