How to Apply

  1. Submit your application.

    Apply through the University of Iowa application.

    Application deadlines vary by program. Please select your intended college below for more information.

    If you are an international transfer student, please review the additional application requirements.

  2. Pay the application fee.

    The $55 application fee is non-refundable.

  3. Provide your academic records.

    Have official transcripts sent from every college and university you have attended. Transcripts must be mailed from the issuing institution to the address below, or sent electronically via email.

  4. If you are transferring fewer than 24 semester hours:

    Have your test scores sent from the testing agency. Our institution code is 1356 for the ACT; 6681 for the SAT. Have your high school send us your final official transcript.

Enrollment Management
2900 University Capitol Centre
201 S. Clinton St.
Iowa City, IA 52242

 Test Scores for Students Applying Fall 2024: If a student does not provide an ACT or SAT test score at the time of application, they may be required to submit additional academic documents, transcripts, or a personal statement to receive an admission decision. Students will be contacted via email if any additional documents are required. Learn more about our guidelines for students not providing test scores.

Application Deadlines

The deadlines to apply for most undergraduate programs (excluding some programs in education, nursing, and business):

July 15

for Fall Semester All transfer applicant official transcripts and documents must be received by Admissions prior to Aug. 1

December 1

for Spring Semester (Nov. 15 for international applicants)

May 1

for Summer Session

College-Specific Transfer Requirements

Each college within the University of Iowa has specific transfer requirements. Select your college of interest below for more information.

Engineering Workshop

College of Engineering

Marketing classroom

Tippie College of Business

College of Nursing

College of Nursing

College of Education classroom experience

College of Education

Public Health volunteer day

College of Public Health

Pharmacy student with instructors

College of Pharmacy

Microbiology classroom

Carver College of Medicine


Degree Completion Programs