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The University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA

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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

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African Studies Checkmark
African-american/black Studies Checkmark
American/united States Studies/civilization Checkmark
Asian Studies/civilization Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Russian Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Biomedical Sciences, General Checkmark
Microbiology, General Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Actuarial Science Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/commerce, General Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark
Labor And Industrial Relations Checkmark
Management Information Systems, General Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Management Sciences And Quantitative Methods, Other Checkmark
Marketing, Other Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Organizational Leadership Checkmark
Research And Development Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Journalism Checkmark
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, Other Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Computer Science Checkmark
Informatics Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Biology Teacher Education Checkmark
Chemistry Teacher Education Checkmark
Drama And Dance Teacher Education Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
German Language Teacher Education Checkmark
History Teacher Education Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Science Teacher Education/general Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Speech Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering, General Checkmark
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering, General Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Industrial Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
English Language And Literature/letters, Other Checkmark
Rhetoric And Composition Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Ancient/classical Greek Language And Literature Checkmark
Chinese Language And Literature Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Comparative Literature Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Italian Language And Literature Checkmark
Japanese Language And Literature Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Portuguese Language And Literature Checkmark
Russian Language And Literature Checkmark
Sanskrit And Classical Indian Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Audiology/audiologist And Speech-language Pathology/pathologist Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Family Practice Nurse/nursing Checkmark
International Public Health/international Health Checkmark
Music Therapy/therapist Checkmark
Nuclear Medical Technology/technologist Checkmark
Pharmacy Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies Checkmark
Pre-nursing Studies Checkmark
Pre-pharmacy Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Public Health Education And Promotion Checkmark
Public Health, General Checkmark
Radiologic Technology/science - Radiographer Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Therapeutic Recreation/recreational Therapy Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Pre-law Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics, General Checkmark
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Statistics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Ancient Studies/civilization Checkmark
International/globalization Studies Checkmark
Medieval And Renaissance Studies Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, General Checkmark
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Museology/museum Studies Checkmark
Systems Science And Theory Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Facilities Management, General Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, And Leisure Studies Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Sports Studies Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, Other Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Astronomy Checkmark
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Social Work Checkmark
Reserve Officer Training Corps (Jrotc, Rotc) Associate Bachelors
Air Force ROTC/air Science Checkmark
Army ROTC/military Science Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Criminology Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Ceramic Arts And Ceramics Checkmark
Cinematography And Film/video Production Checkmark
Dance, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Drawing Checkmark
Film/cinema/media Studies Checkmark
Fine And Studio Arts Management Checkmark
Jazz/jazz Studies Checkmark
Jewelry Arts Checkmark
Keyboard Instruments Checkmark
Music Management Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark
Music Theory And Composition Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Musical Theatre 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

24,132
Applied
20,338
Accepted
22,304
Enrolled
84%
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Female Admissions

13,304
Females Applied
11,465
Females Accepted
86%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

10,828
Males Applied
8,873
Males Accepted
82%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.78
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 May 1st August 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer July 15th Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 610 560 650
SAT Math 575 550 660
ACT Composite 26 22 29

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

8,073
In-state
30,036
Out-of-state
8,073
In-district
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Fees

1,533
Full-time student fees
11,590
Room & board
7,766
Room only

Financial Aid

12,868
Avg. Financial Aid Package
14,464
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
9,740
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,017
Avg. Loan Aid
5,729
Avg. Grant Aid
9,112
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
53%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
13%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

22,304
Total Undergrad students
4%
International Students
35%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.27%
Black or African American 3.08%
White or Caucasian 74.45%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.16%
Asian 4.5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 3.56%
Other 2.18%

Gender

Male (45.24%)
Female (54.76%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 23%

Student Activities

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

Student Services

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

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities Checkmark
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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
Student patrols Checkmark
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

1,628
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,437
Part-time - 191
Male - 884
Female - 744
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