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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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  • Lauren from Maple Grove, MN
  • Oct-16-2017 I am a current student here

    Tour the campus beforehand! I fell in love with the campus and that's what persuaded me to come to ISU. Make sure to take advantage of the Supplemental Instruction hours, they will save your grades.

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  • Courtney from Center Junction, IA
  • May-02-2017 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Keep your options open. You may love the first college you visit, but then see the next one and change your mind.

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  • Jannic from Ames, IA
  • Feb-26-2017 I am a current student here

    Make sure to get your books and materials, you will need them. You might think you don't, but you will because they can be very useful. Whenever it is nice outside, like really nice, go outside with friends and enjoy central campus. Make sure to bring your hammocks because this campus is great for them! Overall, enjoy yourself whenever you have time, but make sure you get your work done of course. Living here at Iowa State is a blast and you will feel like an adult than can do whatever they want. Just be productive!

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  • Kendall from Egg Harbor, WI
  • Jan-09-2017 I am a current student here

    Ask about scholarship and club opportunities within your college. Meet people outside of your major, for they may help expand your university experience. Do not be confined to your major in general. There are a million and one opportunities to explore here at Iowa State.

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  • J from Saint Paul, MN
  • Dec-29-2016 I am a current student here

    Invest in some ISU gear! Everyone around campus wears the merch from the book store, and it is not uncommon to see whole families showing their support for the school around Ames. Plus, the sweatshirts are super comfortable and go with everything (especially helpful when you're running to your morning classes).

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