If You Attended a College or University Outside the United States
You must meet the following requirements for admission:
- Upload transcripts from all institutions you attended outside the U.S. in the Tests/Documents section of your Admissions Profile in MyUI.
- You must have a cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of 2.50 or higher on at least 24 semester hours of academic coursework earned after high school graduation (36 quarter hours) of acceptable graded credit,
- Students with fewer than 24 semester hours will be considered for admission based on a combination of high school and college academic records
- Meet our English Proficiency Requirement
College-Specific Admission Requirements
First-year students at Iowa enroll in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Business, Nursing, Public Health, or Education. See below for specific requirements for these and other UI colleges that admit undergraduates.