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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Required
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Required
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

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Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

100 Enrollment Services Center Ames, IA 50011
Phone: (515) 294-4111
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Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Monica from Naperville, IL
  • I am a current student here

    Definitely go and visit the campus in the spring or fall time because it's absolutely beautiful! Be prepared for an amazing 4 or 5 years of your life. The only issue I have with Iowa State is registering for classes and having the class times I want fill up so you could easily be stuck with 8ams.

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  • Kat from McKinney, TX
  • I am a past student here

    Bring a coat. It snowed most of the year. Also use RateMyProfessor as much as you can, some teachers aren't worth suffering through. If you have a meal plan, get the Unlimited Plan and use it as much as possible. Your wallet will thank you.

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  • ISU Freshman
  • I am a current student here

    Spend time getting to know the campus and town, decide if the dorm life is for you. I wish I had started in an apartment and skipped the dorms. If you are more mature, the dorms are probably not for you. I worked for a year before starting college and the people in the dorm are still experiencing their first time away from home syndrome and the behavior that goes along with it.

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  • Nick Battles
  • I am a current student here

    Get involved! Being a student at Iowa State provides the chance to check out over 900 different student organizations and truly find a community or communities that can amplify your experience here.

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