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Photo: Books on shelf in light and shadow Admission to Iowa's Regent Universities: Regent Admission Index
Use this to estimate your index, part of new admission requirements for Iowa high school students applying to regent universities.
Iowa State University The University of Iowa University of Northern Iowa
Board of Regents - State of Iowa

Regent Admission Index

Students from Iowa high schools planning to begin their studies in fall 2009 or later must have a Regent Admission Index score of at least 245 and take the minimum number of required high school courses to qualify for automatic admission to Iowa State University, the University of Northern Iowa, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at The University of Iowa. Students who achieve a score less than 245 will be considered for admission on an individual basis.

The index combines four factors that strongly predict success at regent universities: ACT or SAT test score, high school rank, high school cumulative grade-point average, and the number of completed high school core courses.

Click here if you don't have one of the required factors.
Click here if you are not an Iowa high school student.

To calculate your unofficial Regent Admission Index score, complete the fields below. You can also visit our information page for definitions and more details.

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Test score
Radio Button that follows is for Test Score: ACT ACT Radion Button that follows is for Test Score: SAT SAT
Composite score:    Input that follows is for ACT Composite Score
Critical Reading: Input that follows is for SAT Critical Reading
Mathematics: Input that follows is for SAT Mathematics
High school rank
Position in class: Input that follows is for Position in Class
Size of class: Input that follows is for Size of Class
Grade-point average
Input that follows is for GPA    out of    Input that follows is for GPA: High School Scale
Number of completed core courses
Input that follows is for Number of Completed Core Courses

Regent Admission Index Formula


(2 x ACT composite score)
+
(1 x high school rank)
+
(20 x high school grade-point average)
+
(5 x number of high school courses completed in the core subject areas)
=
Score

 
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