Admissions & Program Requirements
Apply for admission.
Complete the Basic Skill Competencies Requirements as described below.
- Completed applicant files (we have your application, transcripts, and test scores) will be processed as follows:
- Applicants who do not meet the program's admission requirements will be sent an admissions inactivation letter.
Applicants meeting all admission requirements will be accepted.
We accept approximately 24 students and 20 alternates each fall semester. Applicants will be accepted based on the date their completed applicant file. If many students share the same date for completing their applicant files, the application date will be used to prioritize their acceptance.
If necessary, alternates will be contacted to fill unconfirmed positions in the program. Alternates will be given priority for the next term.
Hawkeye's Equal Opportunity Statement
Basic Skill Competencies Requirements
Score at least the following scores on any combination of the below assessment options:
|ACT sub scores
|16 - Reading
16 - English
19 - Math
|69 - Reading
41 - Writing
42 - Algebra
|34 - Reading
35 - Writing
40 - Elementary Algebra
|62 - Reading
77 - Sentence Skills
103 - Arithmetic -OR-
97 - Elementary Algebra
Applicants can take the ACT assessment or the ACCUPLACER assessment at Hawkeye. Pre-registration is required.
Complete all of the following college success courses with a "C" grade or higher at Hawkeye Community College or comparable courses at another accredited college:
- ENG-060 College Preparatory Writing I
- RDG-039 College Preparatory Reading II
- MAT-063 Elementary Algebra
Any combination of Option 1 and Option 2 fulfilling the basic skills requirements in algebra, reading and writing.