About University of Iowa

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does University of Iowa cost?

University of Iowa Cost of Attendance
In-state $8,575
Out-of-state $28,813
On-Campus Room and Board $10,108
Off-Campus Room and Board $8,588
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $8,259
$30,000-$48,000 $9,753
$48,000-$75,000 $13,418
$75,000-$110,000 $16,607
Over $110,000 $17,268

University of Iowa Financial Aid and Debt

70%

Students paying down their debt

$21,616

Typical Total Student Debt

$224

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 88% $8,800
Federal Grants 23% $4,002
Pell grants 23% $4,119
Other federal grants 5% $988
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 2% $3,673
Institutional grants or scholarships 75% $8,936
Student loan aid 46% $7,238
Federal student loans 46% $6,620
Other student loans 6% $12,963

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Take a foreign language class 150 Up to $3,000
Have work experience 127 Up to $6,000
Play a sport 141 Up to $600
Visit a college campus 264 Up to $6,000
Have perfect attendance for a year 194 Up to $750

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

University of Iowa Admissions

What is University of Iowa's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 84%
Average GPA 3.63
SAT Submissions 8% of applicants
SAT Reading 480-640
SAT Math 540-680
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions 92% of applicants
Composite Score 23-28

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University of Iowa Campus Life

16:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

184

Forbes Ranking

51%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

72%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 25883
Living on campus 9%
Transfer Students 35%
Under Age 25 43%
Gender Balance
Women
52%
Men
48%

Student Diversity

55%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
67.38%
Unknown
19.95%
Hispanic or Latino
6.18%
Asian
3.19%
Black or African American
3.05%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.15%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.10%

University of Iowa Graduation Success

87%

First Year Student Retention

51%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$50,200

Average Salary After Graduation

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About University of Iowa

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.

Address

101 Jessup Hall
Iowa City, IA

Type Public
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Research Universities
Setting Small City
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