University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA

University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA

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Tuition & Fees

$13,431

$35,394

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

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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 Setting: Small-medium city

University of Iowa
C110 Pomerantz Center
Iowa City, IA
52242-1396

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
28%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
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 $55
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 Optional

Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

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

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Completion of college-preparatory program
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

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

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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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Financial Aid

68%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$8,778

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $10,353
Room & board $11,476
Additional fees $3,078
Books & supplies $950
Total $25,857
Average Financial Aid - $8,778
Total with Avg. Aid $17,079

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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 yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Golf yes yes
Gymnastics yes
Rowing yes
Soccer yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes
Tennis yes
Volleyball yes
Wrestling yes

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

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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

85%

21,771
students

Female
54%
11,734

Male
46%
10,037

15%

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: May 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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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