22,354
Students
Financial aid thermometer
16,084
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
80
80%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

The University of Iowa is a University institution located in Iowa City, IA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 108 Calvin Hall
Iowa City, IA  52242
United States
Contact Debra Miller
Senior Associate Director, Undergraduate Evaluation
Email: admissions@uiowa.edu
Phone: 319-335-3847
Fax: 319-335-1535

Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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African Studies Checkmark
American Studies Checkmark
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Latin American Studies Checkmark
Russian Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Microbiology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Actuarial Science Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
Human Resources Management Checkmark
Labor And Industrial Relations Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Management Sciences And Quantitative Methods Related Checkmark
Marketing Related Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Research And Development Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Mass Communication/media Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Information Science/studies Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
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Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Drama And Dance Teacher Education Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
German Language Teacher Education Checkmark
History Teacher Education Checkmark
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Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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Industrial Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Ancient/classical Greek Checkmark
Chinese Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
Comparative Literature Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Italian Checkmark
Japanese Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Portuguese Checkmark
Russian Checkmark
Sanskrit And Classical Indian Languages Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training Checkmark
Audiology And Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
International Public Health Checkmark
Music Therapy Checkmark
Nuclear Medical Technology Checkmark
Pharmacy Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-pharmacy Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Premedical Studies Checkmark
Prenursing Studies Checkmark
Public Health Education And Promotion Checkmark
Radiologic Technology/science Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Therapeutic Recreation Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Interdisciplinary Studies Checkmark
International/global Studies Checkmark
Medieval And Renaissance Studies Checkmark
Museum Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
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Parks, Recreation And Leisure Facilities Management Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Reserve Officer Training Corps (Jrotc, Rotc) Associate Bachelors
Air Force ROTC/air Science Checkmark
Army ROTC/military Science Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Ceramic Arts And Ceramics Checkmark
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Dance Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Drawing Checkmark
Film/cinema/video Studies Checkmark
Fine And Studio Arts Management Checkmark
Jazz/jazz Studies Checkmark
Keyboard Instruments Checkmark
Metal And Jewelry Arts Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Music Management Checkmark
Music Performance Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Painting Checkmark
Percussion Instruments Checkmark
Photography Checkmark
Printmaking Checkmark
Sculpture Checkmark
Stringed Instruments Checkmark
Voice And Opera Checkmark
Woodwind Instruments Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

24,097
Applied
19,506
Accepted
22,354
Enrolled
81%
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Female Admissions

12,920
Females Applied
10,879
Females Accepted
84%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

11,177
Males Applied
8,627
Males Accepted
77%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.63
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Other requirements exist (see below)
Other requirements: Minimum Regent Admission Index (RAI) requirement of 245 for residents, 255 for nonresidents

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen April 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer April 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 23 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

9,492
In-state
31,458
Out-of-state
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Fees

11,172
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes

Financial Aid

16,084
Avg. Financial Aid Package
15,835
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
5,080
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,727
Avg. Loan Aid
5,055
Avg. Grant Aid
7,208
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
67%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
30%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

22,354
Total undergrad students
11%
International Students
34%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.47%
Black or African American 2.96%
White or Caucasian 68.24%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.14%
Asian 3.11%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.1%
Two or more races 2.29%
Other 5.67%

Gender

Male (48.29%)
Female (51.71%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 26%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
River Fest Annual Spring Festival, Homecoming and Dance Marathon

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
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Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Association of Residence Halls, Graduate Student Senate, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Organization for the Active Support of International Students (OASIS) and Dance Marathon

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Division 1 No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 1A Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark Checkmark No
Sailing Checkmark Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Checkmark No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Division 1 No
Crew No Division 1 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 1 Checkmark
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football Checkmark No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No Division 1 Checkmark
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark Checkmark No
Sailing Checkmark Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark Checkmark No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No

Faculty

1,616
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,484
Part-time - 132
Male - 1,090
Female - 526