Programs for Transfer Students

The Program for Women in Science and Engineering welcomes students transferring to Iowa State and works to make your transition successful. Below are some options and resources for our incoming transfer students to get involved with WiSE!

New! Multicultural Transfer Students in STEM Learning Community (M-STEM)

The Multicultural Transfer Student Learning Community (M-STEM) is open to all male and female multicultural transfer students in a STEM major who are new to Iowa State University and provides an opportunity to meet other students with similar interests and career goals. Students participate in a second-year success course focused on career development and designed to connect multicultural students in STEM to their future. Learn more about the M-STEM Learning community...

WiSE Transfer Learning Community

The Transfer Learning Community is open to all female transfer students in a STEM major (science, technology, engineering, or math) who are new to Iowa State University. The WiSE Transfer Learning Community offers both a residential option as well as non-residential options and is a great way to connect with other women in STEM fields who have similar interests and career goals as you. Learn more about the Transfer Learning community...

Second-year Success Course

Take part in our second-year success course U ST 201X designed to connect women in STEM to their futures. With a focus on career development, peer mentors will get you thinking about what skills you need to learn today in order to acheive your goals. Learn more about our Second-year Success course...


Transfer students may apply for our $1,000 to $2,000 scholarships offered to undergrauduate women in STEM fields. Applications are due by February 1st each year. Learn more...

Transfer Resources

Learn more about how your credits will transfer into a degree program at Iowa State University by accessing the Transit system and/or viewing the 4-year degree plan templates.

Visiting Iowa State

Planning a visit to Iowa State this year? Please contact our office if you would like to visit with current transfer students. Or during a transfer visit day take advantage of our standing 3:10 appointment to talk to a WiSE staff member!

Questions about ways to Connect with Program for Women in Science & Engineering at Iowa State?

Contact Allie Parrott, Undergraduate Programs Coordinator at (515) 294-5278 or