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

Iowa City, IA

$9,606

Avg in-state tuition

$31,569

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About University of Iowa

School Type: Public

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

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

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

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.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1130-1340

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 22-29

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

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

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31k

Students Enrolled

50%

Online Student Enrollment

16:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can 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.

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%

Female student population

54%

Socio-economic diversity

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

Financial 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

Financial Outlook

$48k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$23k

Average student debt after graduation

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.