University of Iowa

Mission StatementIn pursuing its mission of teaching, research, and service, the University seeks to advance...
In pursuing its mission of teaching, research, and service, the University seeks to advance scholarly and creative endeavor through leading-edge research and artistic production; to use this research and creativity to enhance undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, health care, and other services provided to the people of Iowa, the nation, and the world; and to educate students for success and personal fulfillment in a diverse world.

Quick Facts

Updated U.S. Gov IPEDS 2017-18
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Top Ranked
  • Location: Iowa City, IA
  • Student Body: 32,166
  • Education Type: 4 Years+
  • Funding: Public
  • Campus Type: Urban
  • Web Site: www.uiowa.edu
  • Acceptance Rate: 86.04%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 86.04%
  • Application Deadline: April 1, 2019
  • International Students: 3%
  • Application Fee: $40
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
  • In State Tuition: $7,486
  • Out of State/International Tuition: $29,130
  • In State Grad Tuition: $9,427
  • Out of State Grad Tuition: $28,163
  • Room and Board: $10,450
  • Books and Supplies: $950
  • Other Fees: $1,479
  • Net Price In-Disctrict/State: $14,845
  • Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 5,027
  • Men / Women Ratio: 2,210 / 2,817
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 570 - 680
  • Median SAT Math Range: 570 - 690
  • Median ACT Range: 23 - 23
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: 71
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 6.5
  • % of International Students: 3%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 165
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Not Considered
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Business: 20%
  • Parks: 12%
  • Social Sciences: 9%
  • Engineering: 8%
  • Communication: 7%

Academic Programs

University of Iowa offers 212 Total Programs in Certificate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Business. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Certificate ProgramsUniversity of Iowa offers 76 Certificate Programs
Biological
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
Ethnic
Foreign Language
Health Professions
Interdisciplinary Studies
Library Science
Parks
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Theology
Visual and Performing Arts
Bachelor's Degree ProgramsUniversity of Iowa offers 87 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Biological
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
Ethnic
Foreign Language
Health Professions
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources
Parks
Philosophy
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsUniversity of Iowa offers 128 Master's Degree Programs
Architecture
Biological
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
Ethnic
Foreign Language
Health Professions
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Library Science
Mathematics and Statistics
Parks
Philosophy
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Doctorate Degree ProgramsUniversity of Iowa offers 111 Doctorate Degree Programs
Biological
Business
Communication
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
English Literature
Ethnic
Foreign Language
Health Professions
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Parks
Philosophy
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 74%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 73%
  • 1st Year Retention: 86%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $56,100
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 32,166
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 69%
  • Non-resident, alien: 10%
  • Hispanic Students: 7%
  • Asian Students: 5%
  • Black Students: 3%
  • Two or more races: 3%
  • Unknown: 3%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%