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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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AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

100 Enrollment Services Center Ames, IA 50011
Phone: (515) 294-5836
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Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • ryan from westminster, co
  • Aug-07-2016 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    if you want the big school college experience like you see in movies then this school may be a good fit.

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  • joseph from winona, mn
  • May-26-2016 I am a current student here

    know how much you will eat so you don't overestimate on the meal plan. a lot of people end up having lots of extra meals at the end of their first semester. but also the food is good so don't worry about going hungry. destination iowa state can be a pretty nice way to get to know people and the campus some so if you have a cool group, it's worth going.

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  • Anon
  • Jan-27-2016 I am accepted here and planning to attend soon

    Iowa State is a great school. I've heard great things about it from everyone I know who has attended.

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  • Nyahon from Waukee, IA
  • Dec-30-2015 I am a current student here

    I'd say you should take a campus visit and get a fell for what it is like and then decide if you like it.

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  • Sandra from Chicago, IL
  • Oct-22-2015 I am a current student here

    Join clubs and organizations of your desire but don't become over involved because your calendar will get too busy and you won't know how to time manage. Attend S.I(Tutoring) session because they are free for everyone and students are known for having higher grades when they attend. Also, note that it is totally normal to be alone. People have busy schedules so don't feel like the world is against you. Another tip: Be nice and educated with your roommate.

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