Plan your transfer to the University of Iowa with these helpful resources.

Transfer Plans

These guides provide important advice on what to take prior to transferring including information on prerequisites, general education requirements and competitive admission majors. They were developed so that students can more easily plan for the future, take appropriate courses, transfer at the right time and get connected earlier with appropriate faculty and staff.


These programs have developed transfer plans for students planning to transfer from select colleges:

Transfer Course Equivalency Guide

If you took course work at another college or university, use this online equivalency guide to determine how credit for those classes may apply toward your Iowa degree. This is not a complete list of transferable courses. For courses not listed in the guide, evaluation will be completed at the time of admission.


See how your classes would transfer to the University of Iowa using Transferology. Transferology is a nation-wide network designed to help students explore their college transfer options. After adding your courses to Transferology you will be able see how what you have taken applies to the University of Iowa and the degree requirements they satisfy.

UI Faculty and Staff: Please use Transferology Labs to help with student advising.

2 Plus 2 Guaranteed Graduation Plan

Students in select majors at Iowa community colleges can earn an Iowa bachelor's degree (to supplement their AA) after just two additional years of study, guaranteed.

Sample Plans

Sample Plans are a typical four year plan of study intended to show one way to complete the requirements for your degree.

Transfer Policies

Learn more about transferring credit from other institutions, transfer GPA, course-repeat, two-year college credit and other University of Iowa policies for incoming transfer students.

Articulation Agreements with Iowa Community Colleges

Articulation agreements between the University of Iowa and Iowa's community colleges are detailed in The Public Connection: A Report on the Statewide Articulation Agreements between Iowa's Community Colleges and the Regent Universities.

Transfer Tips for College Credit Earned While in High School

Learn how college courses taken in high school transfer to the University of Iowa.

Honors Program Admission

Qualified transfer applicants are invited to join Honors at Iowa and will need to apply to become a member.
View honors eligibility for transfer students.

Transfer Plans

Transfer guides assist students planning to transfer to the University of Iowa with specific information about transferring into select majors.