University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA

University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA

Tuition & Fees

$9,492

$31,458

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

46%

male

54%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 21,404
Declined 4,524
Total Received 25,928
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Public

23,482

undergraduate students

7,758

graduate students

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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 Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Eastern Iowa

University of Iowa
101 Jessup Hall
Iowa City
52242-1396

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
28%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Association of Residence Halls
  • Graduate Student Senate
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars
  • Organization for the Active Support of International Students (OASIS)
  • Dance Marathon

Top Events

  • River Fest Annual Spring Festival
  • Homecoming
  • Dance Marathon
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
32%
Top 1/4
63%
Top 1/2
93%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
11%
600-699
47%
500-599
35%
400-499
5%
700-800
18%
600-699
44%
500-599
32%
400-499
5%
300-399
0
30-36
21%
24-29
43%
18-23
33%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $40
Application deadline April 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.76

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 21,404
Declined 4,524
Total Received 25,928

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

character/personal qualities
recommendation(s)
state residency
talent/ability

Not Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
application essay
first generation
geographical residence
interview
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Crew
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Gymnastics
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Bowling, Racquetball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Bowling, Racquetball, Table tennis, Ultimate frisbee

Club Sports Men

Archery, Fencing, Rugby, Sailing, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Water polo, Weight lifting

Club Sports Women

Archery, Fencing, Rugby, Sailing, Skiing (cross-country), Skiing (downhill), Water polo, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
African Studies
African-American/Black Studies
Air Force JROTC/ROTC
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Ancient Studies/Civilization
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature
Anthropology
Applied Mathematics, General
Army JROTC/ROTC
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
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry Teacher Education
Chemistry, General
Chinese Language and Literature
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Civil Engineering, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
Dance, General
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Drawing
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Finance, General
Fine and Studio Arts Management
French Language Teacher Education
French Language and Literature
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language Teacher Education
German Language and Literature
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
History Teacher Education
History, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Industrial Engineering
Information Science/Studies
International Public Health/International Health
International/Global Studies
Italian Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Literature
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Journalism
Keyboard Instruments
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Labor and Industrial Relations
Latin American Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Management Information Systems, General
Management Science
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
Marketing, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Metal and Jewelry Arts
Microbiology, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Museology/Museum Studies
Music Management
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory and Composition
Music Therapy/Therapist
Music, General
Nuclear Medical Technology/Technologist
Painting
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies
Percussion Instruments
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Photography
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Portuguese Language and Literature
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Nursing Studies
Pre-Pharmacy Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Printmaking
Psychology, General
Public Health Education and Promotion
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Research and Development Management
Rhetoric and Composition
Russian Language and Literature
Russian Studies
Sanskrit and Classical Indian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Sculpture
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language Teacher Education
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Speech Teacher Education
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Statistics, General
Stringed Instruments
Therapeutic Recreation/Recreational Therapy
Voice and Opera
Women's Studies
Woodwind Instruments
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

31,240

total students

68%

in-state

32%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

75%

23,482
students

Female
54%
12,636

Male
46%
10,846

25%

7,758
students

Female
53%
4,081

Male
47%
3,677

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

90%

21,212
students

Female
55%
11,495

Male
45%
9,717

10%

2,270
students

Female
51%
1,141

Male
49%
1,129

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 86%
Student 4 year graduation rate 54%
Student 5 year graduation rate 15%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

5%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

1,059

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 1

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Legal
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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