Tuition & Fees

$8,965

$30,609

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
20%
600-699
46%
500-599
28%
400-499
6%
700-800
24%
600-699
39%
500-599
32%
400-499
5%
30-36
23%
24-29
38%
18-23
33%
12-17
5%
30-36
13%
24-29
52%
18-23
28%
12-17
6%
30-36
19%
24-29
50%
18-23
30%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

47%

male

53%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 23,862
Declined + 3,872
Total Received 27,734
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Public

24,503

undergraduate students

7,663

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

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

SAT 6681
ACT 1356

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Location

School Facts

The University of Iowa, founded in 1847 as Iowa's first public institution of higher education. It's 1700-acre campus which is immediately adjacent to downtown Iowa City.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 32,166
Established in 1847
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AALS (Association of American Law Schools)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACEHSA (Accrediting Commission on Education for Health Services Administration)
•  ACPE (American Council on Pharmaceutical Education)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  JRCNMT (Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASD (National Association of Schools of Dance)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)
•  PAB (Planning Accreditation Board)

Iowa City, IA

1,700-acre campus in Iowa City (population: 74,398), 24 miles from Cedar Rapids. Served by bus; air serves Cedar Rapids; train serves Mt. Pleasant (60 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

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
91%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
27 fraternities 13% of male students
 
23 sororities 16% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
30%
Top 1/4
61%
Top 1/2
91%
Bottom 1/2
9%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
20%
600-699
46%
500-599
28%
400-499
6%
700-800
24%
600-699
39%
500-599
32%
400-499
5%
30-36
23%
24-29
38%
18-23
33%
12-17
5%
30-36
13%
24-29
52%
18-23
28%
12-17
6%
30-36
19%
24-29
50%
18-23
30%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
($80 for international applicants)
Common application accepted no
Application deadline May 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 23,862
Declined + 3,872
Total Received 27,734

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
State residency

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Brent Gage
Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 319 335-3847
F: 319 335-1535
admissions@uiowa.edu

Financial Aid

67%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$16,084

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,486
Room & board $10,450
Additional fees $1,479
Books & supplies $950
Total $20,365
Average Financial Aid - $16,084
Total with Avg. Aid $4,281
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

Kathy Bialk
Associate Provost and Director of Financial Aid
financial-aid@uiowa.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
diving
field hockey
football
golf
gymnastics
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
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
African American World Studies
African-American World Studies
American Indian Studies
American Studies
Anatomy
Anatomy/Cell Biology
Ancient Civilizations
Ancient/Classical Greek
Anthropology
Applied Health/Human Physiology
Applied Mathematical/Computational Sciences
Applied Mathematics
Applied Physics
Art
Art Education
Art History
Asian Civilizations
Asian Languages/Literatures
Astronomy
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biology
Biomedical Engineering
Biostatistics
Book Arts
Business
Business Administration
Business Administration/Management
Chemical/Biochemical Engineering
Chemistry
Cinema
Civil/Environmental Engineering
Classical Languages
Classics
Clinical Investigation
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Combinatorics/Optimization
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Communication Studies
Community/Behavioral Health
Comparative Literature
Comparative Literature/Translation
Computer Science
Counseling Psychology
Creative Writing
Dance
Dental Public Health
Developmental Reading
Economics
Education
Educational Leadership
Educational Measurement/Statistics
Educational Psychology
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering
English
English Education
Enterprise Leadership
Environmental Policy/Planning
Environmental Sciences
Epidemiology
Ethics/Public Policy
Exercise Science
Film Studies
Film/Video Production
Film/Video Productions
Finance
Fine/Studio Arts Management
Foreign Language Education
Foreign Language/ESL
Free Radical/Radiation Biology
French
French/Francophone World Studies
Gender/Women's/Sexuality Studies
Genetics
Geography
Geoscience
German
Greek
Health Management/Policy
Health Services/Policy Analysis
Health/Human Physiology
Health/Sport Studies
Higher Education/Student Affairs
History
Human Physiology
Human Toxicology
Immunology
Industrial Engineering
Industrial/Management Engineering
Informatics
Integrated Biology
Integrative Physiology
Interdepartmental Studies
International Relations
International Studies
Italian
Journalism
Journalism/Mass Communications
Language/Literacy/Culture
Latin
Latin American Studies
Leisure Studies
Leisure Studies/Child Life
Leisure Studies/Recreation/Sport Business
Leisure Studies/Therapeutic Recreation
Liberal Studies
Library/Information Science
Linguistics
Literary Studies
Management
Management Information Systems
Management Sciences
Management/Organizations
Marketing
Mass Communications
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Education
Medical Lab Science
Microbiology
Molecular Physiology/Biophysics
Molecular/Cellular Biology
Music
Music Education
Music Therapy
Nonfiction Writing
Nuclear Medicine Technology
Nursing
Occupational/Environmental Health
Operative Dentistry
Oral Science
Orthodontics
Pathology
Pharmacology
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physical Rehabilitation Science
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant Studies
Physics
Physics/Applied Physics
Physiology/Biophysics
Political Science
Portuguese
Psychological/Quantitative Foundations
Psychology
Public Health
Radiation Sciences
Radiologic Technology/Science
Rehabilitation Counseling
Religious Studies
Russian
School Counseling
School Psychology
Schools/Culture/Society
Science Education
Second Language Acquisition
Secondary Education
Social Foundations of Education
Social Studies Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish Creative Writing
Special Education
Speech Pathology/Audiology
Speech/Hearing Sciences
Sport Studies
Statistical Genetics
Statistics
Stomatology
Strategic Communication
Teaching/Learning
Theatre Arts
Translational Biomedicine
Urban/Regional Planning
Women's Studies
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Most Popular Majors

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

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

32,166

total students

64%

in-state

36%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

76%

24,503
students

Female
53%
12,942

Male
47%
11,561

24%

7,663
students

Female
51%
3,934

Male
49%
3,729

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

86%

21,222
students

Female
53%
11,241

Male
47%
9,981

14%

3,281
students

Female
52%
1,701

Male
48%
1,580

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Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
68%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

68%

Transfer applicants accepted

48%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 1

Spring: November 15

Summer: April 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

semester hours

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

International Student Contact

Becky Hanson
Associate Director International Outreach & Recruitment
319 335-3847
rebecca-hanson@uiowa.edu

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