Transfer Plans and Information

If you have enrolled in any college-level coursework since graduating from high school, you are considered a transfer student. The following are resources to help you get started in your transition to Iowa State University:

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.