University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA

University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA

Tuition & Fees

$9,606

$31,569

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 20,338
Declined 3,794
Total Received 24,132
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Public

25,755

undergraduate students

8,740

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

The University of Iowa, founded in 1847 as Iowa's first public institution of higher education. Its 1,700-acre campus is immediately adjacent to downtown Iowa City.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 34,495
Established in 1847
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

1,700-acre campus in Iowa City (population: 75,798), 24 miles from Cedar Rapids. Served by bus; air serves Cedar Rapids; train serves Mt. Pleasant (60 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

University of Iowa
101 Jessup Hall
Iowa City, IA
52242-1396

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
28%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
32%
Top 1/4
63%
Top 1/2
93%
Bottom 1/2
7%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
650
25th
560
75th
660
25th
550
75th
30
25th
21
75th
28
25th
21
75th
29
25th
22

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Other application fee ($80 for international applicants)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (final deadline) May 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 20,338
Declined 3,794
Total Received 24,132

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
Secondary School GPA

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Recommendations

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Financial Aid

68%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,778

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,073
Room & board $11,590
Additional fees $1,533
Books & supplies $950
Total $22,146
Average Financial Aid - $8,778
Total with Avg. Aid $13,368
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 319 335-1450
F: 319 335-3060
financial-aid@uiowa.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

aikido, badminton, baseball, bass fishing, bowling, canoeing, cycling, fencing, hockey, kayaking, lacrosse, Nordic skiing, rowing, rugby, sailing, scuba diving, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, synchronized swimming, table tennis, tae kwon do, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, um do, volleyball, water polo, water skiing, weight lifting

Club Sports - Women's

aikido, badminton, canoeing, chess, cycling, fencing, kayaking, lacrosse, Nordic skiing, rugby, sailing, scuba diving, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, synchronized swimming, table tennis, tae kwon do, triathlon, ultimate Frisbee, um do, volleyball, water polo, water skiing

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, billiards, bowling, darts, disc golf, dodgeball, flag football, football, golf, kickball, miniature golf, paintball, racquetball, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, swimming, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (indoor/sand), Wiffle ball, wrestling

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Actuarial Science.
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing.
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General.
Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences, Other.
African-American/Black Studies.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Ancient Studies/Civilization.
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature.
Anthropology, General.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Teacher Education.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Asian Studies/Civilization.
Astronomy.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Biochemistry.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Bioinformatics.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Biostatistics.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business/Commerce, General.
Cell Biology and Anatomy.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry, General.
Cinematography and Film/Video Production.
Civil Engineering, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist.
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services.
Community Health and Preventive Medicine.
Comparative Literature.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer and Information Sciences, Other.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Counseling Psychology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Creative Writing.
Criminology.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Dance, General.
Dental Clinical Sciences, General.
Dental Public Health and Education.
Directing and Theatrical Production.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Education, General.
Education, Other.
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement.
Educational Psychology.
Educational Statistics and Research Methods.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering, General.
Engineering, Other.
English Language and Literature, General.
English Language and Literature/Letters, Other.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Health.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Epidemiology.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Finance, General.
Financial Mathematics.
Foreign Language Teacher Education.
French Language and Literature.
Genetics, General.
Geographic Information Science and Cartography.
Geography.
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Language and Literature.
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other.
Health Services Administration.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History, General.
Immunology.
Industrial Engineering.
Informatics.
International Relations and Affairs.
International/Globalization Studies.
Italian Language and Literature.
Journalism.
Labor and Industrial Relations.
Language Interpretation and Translation.
Latin Language and Literature.
Learning Sciences.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Library and Information Science.
Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services, Other.
Linguistics.
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Medical Informatics.
Medical Science/Scientist.
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Microbiology, General.
Molecular Biology.
Molecular Physiology.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Musical Theatre.
Neurobiology and Anatomy.
Neuroscience.
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist.
Nurse Anesthetist.
Nursing Administration.
Nursing Practice.
Nursing Science.
Oncology and Cancer Biology.
Oral Biology and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.
Oral/Maxillofacial Surgery.
Organizational Leadership.
Orthodontics/Orthodontology.
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Studies.
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing.
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design.
Pharmacoeconomics/Pharmaceutical Economics.
Pharmacology.
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other.
Philosophy.
Physical Therapy/Therapist.
Physician Associate/Assistant.
Physics, General.
Physiology, General.
Playwriting and Screenwriting.
Political Science and Government, General.
Portuguese Language and Literature.
Psychology, General.
Public Administration.
Public Health, General.
Radiation Biology/Radiobiology.
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Rehabilitation Science.
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Russian Language and Literature.
School Psychology.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Sports Studies.
Statistics, General.
Superintendency and Educational System Administration.
Sustainability Studies.
Systems Science and Theory.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology.
Toxicology.
Women's Studies.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Finance
  2. Health/human Physiology
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Engineering

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

34,495

total students

58%

in-state

42%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

75%

25,755
students

Female
54%
13,878

Male
46%
11,877

25%

8,740
students

Female
52%
4,550

Male
48%
4,190

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

84%

21,771
students

Female
54%
11,734

Male
46%
10,037

16%

3,984
students

Female
54%
2,144

Male
46%
1,840

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Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
72%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: July 15

Spring: December 1

Summer: April 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

99%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 58
Countries most often represented China
India
Malaysia
South Korea
Taiwan
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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