University of Iowa
University of Iowa is one of the state's three public universities and is located in Iowa City approximately 60 miles west of the Quad-Cities.
Below are links to information you will find helpful as you consider and plan for transferring to the University of Iowa.
As soon as you have completed your application to Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, you can apply to participate in the University of Iowa/EICC 2 + 2 Guaranteed Graduation Plan. Through this Plan, students first earn their Associate's Degree at Eastern Iowa Community Colleges and then their Bachelor's Degree after two more years at the University of Iowa. Students participate in the program by completing an application on the University of Iowa website. Click on a 2 + 2 major of interest listed at right to identify the recommended courses to complete as you earn your Associate of Arts degree.
How does an AA degree from Eastern Iowa Community Colleges transfer to the University of Iowa?
An Associate in Arts degree will fulfill all of the General Education Program requirements in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the College of Education, Tippie College of Business, and University College at the University of Iowa with the exception of the respective World Language requirement for each UI college and the Diversity and Inclusion requirement for the College of Liberal Arts and Science. The World Language requirement can be met through high school and/or college coursework in a foreign language. Contact Academic Advising at your community college for more information about this.
How does an AS degree from Eastern Iowa Community Colleges transfer to the University of Iowa?
The Associate in Science Degree may be a better choice when a student is pursuing a bachelor's degree that requires more math and science courses. The AS degree transfers on a course-by-course basis. This means that the University of Iowa will consider each course individually to identify the general education requirements that have been satisfied. Students pursuing an AS degree therefore need to know exactly how each course will transfer, and how each course will fulfill the general education requirements of their intended major at the University of Iowa. Academic Advising at your community college can assist you with this.
Through Transfer in Iowa, you can learn about Reverse Transfer and how students transferring to one of the state universities in Iowa can apply coursework successfully completed at the state university toward the completion of their degree, certificate, or diploma at the community college. Please see an advisor on your EICC campus for additional information.
If you have not yet registered for classes at one of our colleges, an admissions representative will be happy to answer your questions regarding transfer.
If you are a current student, contact your advisor or Academic Advising at your college:
- Clinton: 563-244-7001
- Muscatine: 563-288-6001
- Scott: 563-441-4181
To speak with a University of Iowa representative about transferring, contact:
Director, Transfer Relations
100 Pomerantz Center, Rm C110, Iowa City, IA 52242
800-553-4692 or 319-335-1559
University of Iowa Links
- 2 + 2 Guaranteed Graduation Plan
- Transfer Student Page
- Transfer Planning Resources
- Distance and Online Education
- Transferring Credit (I-Chart)
- Course Equivalency Guide
Transfer Majors and Course Guides Available for University of Iowa
- Biology Transfer Major
- Business Transfer Major
- Chemistry Transfer Major
- Communications Transfer Major
- Elementary Education Transfer Major
- Mathematics Transfer Major
- Physics Transfer Major
- Psychology Transfer Major
- Radiation Science
- Secondary Education Transfer Major
- Social Work
- Sociology Transfer Major
2 + 2 Guaranteed Graduation Plans
Don't see your Major?
Iowa has created Transfer Plans for many of their other majors. You can locate those here.
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Questions? Call toll-free 1-888-336-3907, email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the college nearest you and ask to speak to an advisor.
- Clinton Community College, 563-244-7000
- Muscatine Community College, 563-288-6000
- Scott Community College, 563-441-4000
It is the policy of Eastern Iowa Community College District not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental or marital status, as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681-1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.). If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Debora J. Sullivan, Equal Employment Opportunity Officer/Equity Coordinator, Eastern Iowa Community College District, 101 West Third Street, Davenport, Iowa 52801, 563-336-3487, email@example.com or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 West Madison Street, Suite 1475, Chicago, Illinois 60661-7204, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576, OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.