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University of Iowa

Iowa City, Iowa

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Overview

Student Population
30,318
University of Iowa overview
Location Iowa City, Iowa
Online uiowa.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Small City
University of Iowa overview
Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Iowa City, Iowa, University of Iowa is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 24,132 prospective students applied, and 20,338 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 4,510 enrolled in the school.  25,185 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 5,133 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $8,073 plus fees of $1,533. Iowa is ranked 183 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

7/10
Overall
7/10
Academics
7/10
Resources
9/10
Outcomes
9/10
Value

Iowa is rated within the top 31% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for University of Iowa within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Difficult
University of Iowa overview
SAT 1110/1310
ACT 22/29
GPA 3.78
Applications Accepted
84.3% 
University of Iowa overview
Applications Due Mar 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $40

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Annual Cost to Attend

Iowa Resident Tuition
$8,073
In State Costs for University of Iowa
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$950
Other Fees$1,533
Room and Board $11,590
Budget for Other Expenses$3,230
Total One Year Cost$25,376
Out of State Resident Tuition
$30,036
Out of State Costs for University of Iowa
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$950
Other Fees$1,533
Room and Board $11,590
Budget for Other Expenses$3,230
Total One Year Cost$47,339

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$59,800 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
71% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Iowa students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 18%
Social Sciences 9%
Health Professions 9%
Liberal Arts and Humanities 8%
Communication 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=153658 IPEDS survey data for University of Iowa.

Current students may use the University of Iowa GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.