Jul 31, 2021

College Admission

  • Iowa State University
  • Ames, IA 50011, USA
College/University Education / Training

Job / Advertisement Description


Equivalent of a minimum 3.0 high school GPA on 4.0 scale. The Office of Admissions understands many different evaluation systems are used throughout the world, therefore, we will determine the equivalent GPA when necessary. More information can be found in the country specific requirements.


In addition to the requirement above, students must meet the following minimum high school course requirements:

  • 4 years of English or your native language
  • 3 years of science (including at least two years of laboratory science courses which emphasize elements of biology, chemistry, or physics)
  • 3 years of math (including algebra and geometry)
  • 2 years of social studies


While SAT or ACT scores are not required for admission, students who achieve either of the two minimum test scores below are automatically considered to have met the 3.00 GPA requirement:

  • 1200 SAT combined score (Evidence Based Reading and Writing score + Math score)
  • 25 ACT composite score
  1. English proficiency exam results
  2. Transcripts of all high schools or universities attended
  3. Bank statement or sponsor letter showing $40,500 USD, equivalent to one year’s expenses
  4. Copy of passport, and of visa (if available)

For admission purposes, scanned documents are accepted. If you are offered admission, official final documents will be required.