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We're so excited you're interested in applying to Allen College. Our programs will help you develop the critical healthcare skills you need to make a difference in patients' lives. Follow the instructions below to create an account and start your application today.

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Allen College is committed to delivering innovative, hands-on experiences that will define your future as a healthcare professional. We offer 11 degree programs continuing a tradition of excellence in health care education since 1925.  If this is your first time applying, you will be required to create an account. This account will be available to track your progress through the application process.

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Many of our programs require supplemental application materials. Applications are not eligible for review until all application materials have been received. Visit your program page to review program-specific program application materials and admissions requirements. An application is not considered complete until all required documentation has been submitted

The online application form and $50 application fee can be submitted through the online application portal. All other supplemental application materials must be submitted via email to

If you have previously submitted and application, please log into your MyPulse account (your log in credentials will be the same).

Applying for our Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MS in OT) or Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) programs?

Applicaiton for MS in OT and DPT are only accepted through the Centralized Applicaiton Service (CAS). A $50 supplemental application fee is required and paid directly to Allen College by calling (319) 226-2014.  CAS applications must be verified before they can be reviewed for admission consideration. Apply early to allow time for the verification process.

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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.