Acknowledging healthcare requires a balance of knowledge and compassion, applicants are reviewed for admission using several factors.  Academic achievement, work experience, extra-curricular involvement, leadership, community service, diversity, as well as, life experiences may be  considered.

This information is gathered through the short answer and essay questions on the application. Applications will not be considered until all required materials are received. Review of complete applicant files begins after each priority deadline. The process typically requires 6-8 weeks.

Select a link below based on current application status:

Beginning or completing a new application

Application previously submitted

Allen College also accepts applications submitted through the Centralized Application Service (CAS).

Any questions regarding the application process can be directed to the Admissions office at (319) 226-2014 or

Equal Opportunity/Non-Discrimination Policy
Allen College is committed to equal opportunity for all students capable of meeting the College's educational obligations and grants without discrimination all rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. Allen College does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, sex, marital status, age, national origin, veteran status, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or handicap in administration of its admission policies, educational policies, scholarships and loan programs and other school-administered programs. Any person having concerns with respect to rights under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, please contact the Dean of Enrollment Management and Title IX Coordinator, Allen College, 1825 Logan Avenue, Waterloo, Iowa 50703.