Transfer Students

We're glad you're thinking about transferring into Engineering@Iowa!  

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Minimum Admission Requirements for all Transfer Students:

  • Completion of these two courses, ideally with grades of A or B: Calculus I; and either Principles of Chemistry I or Calculus-based Physics I 
  • Ideally all grades of A or B in any subsequent math, science, and engineering courses
  • Completion of high school unit requirements

Additional info for students applying from outside the University of Iowa:

Additonal info for current students at the University of Iowa who would like to transfer into the College of Engineering:

  • Complete the admission requirements listed above
  • Apply Online
  • Request a "What If" degree audit on the Iowa Student Information System to see applicable credit and course requirements
  • Once admitted to the College of Engineering, call 319-335-5763 to schedule an engineering academic advising appointment
  • Prior to being admitted into Engineering, you may request Special Permission to register for the first two engineering courses

Transferring Credit

Iowa Transfer Guides

Illinois Transfer Guides

Other Transfer Guides

NOTE: Courses listed in the college transfer guides or on MyUI have been pre-approved for transfer and DO NOT require any additional paper work. Transfer credit not listed in the above two search options will require advisor and department chair approval, except for general education courses which require approval from the Student Development Center only. Transfer credit is evaluated after the student submits a course description and a completed Transfer Credit Agreement Form to the Student Development Center, 3124 SC.

NOTE: A grade of C- or higher is required for transfer credit to be applied toward a BSE degree. Remember to have an official transcript sent directly to the UI Admissions Office, 108 Calvin Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52245.

Links to College Catalogs

Use these links to find course descriptions at area colleges.


Iowa Colleges

Illinois Colleges

Minnesota Colleges

Wisconsin Colleges