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Admission Information

Iowa Lakes Community College has a general policy of admitting all individuals into college transfer, career option, technical and vocational programs who either have a high school diploma or its GED equivalent. If you have not completed high school, you may be admitted on an individual basis to some programs. Enrollment in many Iowa Lakes programs is limited. Applicants are encouraged to apply for admission as soon as possible.

Admission is granted on a continuous first-come basis as applicants complete the following process:

  1. An application form must be completed and submitted to the Admissions Office. At that time you will be notified if there are additional requirements. There is no application fee required.
  2. You will be notified if an interview is required. An interview with program advisors is strongly encouraged.
  3. A final high school transcript will be required prior to enrollment. It will not affect acceptance for admittance.

How to Apply

Application Form

2014-2015 Admissions Bulletin

International Student Services

Request or Send a Transcript

Tuition Costs & Fees

Veterans and Families

Contact Information:

Admissions office at the Emmetsburg campus

Iowa Lakes offers a wide variety of challenging and respected academic programs. We offer flexible ways to complete coursework; modern and comfortable classrooms; and numerous opportunities for involvement outside of the classroom.

Choosing a college is one of the most important things you will ever do. Your choice has a long-term impact on your career and the rest of your life. Make plans to visit Iowa Lakes to talk with an enrollment coach, instructor and financial aid staff. You will also have the opportunity to tour our campus and housing units.

At Iowa Lakes, you can pursue your education close to home, at a reasonable cost and develop skills that will last a lifetime. Whether you just want to take a course or two – or plan to complete an associate's degree and transfer to complete a bachelor's degree – your future starts at Iowa Lakes.

Contact an Enrollment Coach:


Beto Hernandez    Jason McKinney

Beto Hernandez

or 712-362-7919

Sam Mashburn

or 712-852-5209

Jason McKinney

or 712-362-7968

Kimberly Putz Andy Soper  

Kimberly Putz

or 712-852-5322

Andy Soper

or 712-362-7988


Questions or comments? Please email us at or call 712-362-2604 or 800-521-5054.
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