University of IowaSchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Iowa City, Iowa Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$9,606

Avg in-state tuition

$31,569

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About University of Iowa

The University of Iowa is a large public university located on an urban campus in Iowa City, Iowa. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 31,240, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 83%. The university offers 90 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 72%, and a student-faculty ratio of 16:1. Tuition and fees for in-state students are $9,606, while tuition and fees for out-of-state students are $31,569.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

83% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 83%

Retention Rate 86%

Graduation Rate 72%

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1130-1340

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 22-29

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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54%

Female Student Population

16:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

31k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

72%

Hispanic

7%

Non-U.S. Citizen

7%

Asian

5%

Unknown

3%

Black

3%

Two or more races

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

20% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

20%

State Grant Aid

1%

Institution Grant Aid

57%

Pell Grant

20%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $4,617
State Grant Aid $4,544
Institution Grant Aid $9,338
Pell Grant Aid $4,346
Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.