• Address: 30 S. Dubuque Street, Iowa City, IA 52242

  • Phone Number: (319) 335-2575

  • Website: distance.uiowa.edu

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About University of Iowa

University of Iowa is a public university which was founded in 1847 and it is one of the oldest and premier research university. There are more than 40 Pulitzer Prize-winning faculty and alumni. The university carries out its mission of teaching, research, and service through 11 colleges which provide undergraduate and graduate education. It continues to honor the long tradition of shared values with student-centric policies and initiatives.

  • Every year there is about $20.5 million worth of volunteer programs conducted by the student community.

  • University of Iowa acceptance rate is 84% with a total graduation rate of 72%.

  • The student-faculty ratio is 15:1.

  • The total student population is 32,011 which consists of 25,624 full-timers and 6,387 part-timers.

  • University of Iowa address is 212 E. Cullen Building, Houston, Texas 77204-2018.


University of Iowa Online

The university is committed to joining your journey of distance education with lower costs, schedule flexibility, and global interaction. It provides many online learning resources which are readily available on the web.

  • UIOWA icon is the online portal or blackboard of the university used to deliver online programs to the students. Students must create an account with UIOWA email to successfully login to any of the online resources.

  • My UIOWA is the online dashboard which is used by both the online and offline students. It allows all the students to access the required information and notification. There are several uses for the dashboard like accessing library, attendance, mark sheets and so on.


University of Iowa Colleges

College of Dentistry College of Education
College of Nursing College of Pharmacy
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Graduate College

University of Iowa Tuition and Majors

The university always implements changes in tuition with an intention to provide quality education at a cost-effective price which is affordable to everyone. Variation in the tuition cost is found in each program due to several factors. The average total tuition for the Bachelor's degree is $38,102.

There are more than 200 majors, Minors, and Certificate Programs offered for the traditional students.  

There are 39 programs across 12 disciplines provided in the online format to the students. The majors include Biology, Business Management, Criminal Justice, Education, History, Human Service, Political Science, Nursing and Science.

University of Iowa Programs

Few programs offered by the university is given below.

Bachelor of Arts in Enterprise Leadership - Foundation Bachelor of Business Administration
Master of Arts in Strategic Communication Master of Arts in Educational Leadership
Doctor of Nursing Practice Graduate Certificate in Criminal Justice

University of Iowa Financial Aid

The university helps the students in investing for education. It follows the concept that financial background should not stop anyone from achieving a quality education.

The Office of Financial Aids helps the students to fill the FAFSA form which is the initial step required to analyze and provide the relevant aid to the students. University of Iowa federal school code is 001892.

  • The Federal Aid includes Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), TEACH Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Nursing Student Loan and many more.

  • The Institutional Aid includes Distance and Online Education Scholarship, All-Iowa Academic Team Scholarship, Burrows Family Scholarship, Dean’s Scholarship, Diversity Scholarship, and Health Professions Loan.

  • The State Aid includes Iowa Minority Academic Grant for Economic Success and State of Iowa Funded Aid.

  • The Military Aid includes the Tuition Assistance Program and Post 9/11 GI Bill.


University of Iowa Accreditation

The university is accredited is by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC).

The programmatic accreditations are given below.

  • Nursing degrees have been accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

  • Human Services degrees have been accredited by the Council on Social Work Education Commission on Accreditation (CSWE).


University of Iowa Library

There are several resources and facilities provided by the library which include Contact a Librarian, Guides, Databases, Course Reserves, Special Collections, Iowa Digital Library, Iowa Research Online, E-Journals and many more. The database of the online library is well organized with a powerful search engine which makes access to the materials more convenient and flexible.


University of Iowa Ranking and Reviews

Some of the student reviews are given below.

  • The campus is beautiful and a great place to live in. The professors and the staffs are great but the campus is not that diverse.

  • The campus seems to be big but it is easy to navigate. The sports facilities provided are amazing.

  • The academics are challenging with a constant workload which enables the students to plan the schedule in advance. There are several resources and helping teachers to make the learnings easier.

Some of the rankings according to the US News and World Report are given below.

  • The university ranks 89th in 'National Universities'.

  • It ranks 53rd in 'Best Colleges for Veterans'.

  • It ranks 88th in 'Best Value Schools'.

  • It ranks 87th in 'High School Counselor Rankings' and 38th in 'Top Public Schools'.


University of Iowa Campus

There are more than 7,000 trees on the campus and more than 300 are planted every year. It consists of more than 500 student organizations to organize several programs to develop the academic and social skills of the students. Also, there are several cultural events and nightlife for the students to explore.

University of Iowa Athletics - It is a kind of university where athletics are given an important priority as the academics. There are about 24 NCAA Division I teams at the university. The Kinnick Stadium holds the capacity of 70,585 audiences. The major sports played includes Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Tennis, and Wrestling.

University of Iowa Dorms - The residence department offers a wide variety of residence halls with different amenities to make sure the needs of the students are satisfied. The residence halls include Burge Hall, Catlett Hall, Currier Hall, Daum Hall, Hillcrest Hall, Mayflower Hall, Petersen Hall, Rienow Hall, Slater Hall, and Stanley Hall.

University of Iowa Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Public
Also see:
Private vs Public

Headquartered at

Iowa City, Iowa

FAFSA/Federal School Code

001892
Also see:
What is FAFSA school code?
How to fill FAFSA application?

Institutional Accreditation

HLC
Also see:
What is Accreditation in Colleges and Universities?

Programmatic Accreditation

CCNE, CSWE

Historically Black College or University

No

Facilities

eLibrary , Financial Aid, Veterans Friendly , Military Friendly, Yellow Ribbon Program

Data Source: distance.uiowa.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

University of Iowa Statistics

Key Statistics
Acceptance Rate 84 %
Student Faculty Ratio 15: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 87 % Part Time: 73 %
Total Population 32,011
Student Population Full Time: 25,624 Part Time: 6,387
Gender Division Male: 48 % Female: 52 %
Admission Statistics Male Female
Total Applicants - 28,494 13,541 14,953
Total Applicants Admitted - 23,967 11,090 12,877
Applicants Enrolled - 5,643 2,581 3,062
Full time Applicants Enrolled - 5,226 2,364 2,862
Part Time Applicants Enrolled - 417 217 200

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 70 %

The College Monk

Female: 73 %

Total Graduation Rate: 72 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

University of Iowa Majors and Online Programs

Schools and Colleges in University of Iowa

College of Dentistry

Majors available

Health Science

College of Education

Majors available

Education

College of Engineering

Majors available

Public Administration

College of Nursing

Majors available

Nursing

College of Pharmacy

Majors available

Health Science

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Majors available

Literature Biomedical Science

Carver College of Medicine

Majors available

Health Science

College of Law

Majors available

Sociology

Graduate College

Majors available

Nursing

Tippie College of Business

Majors available

Business Management

College of Public Health

Majors available

Health Science

University of Iowa Admissions and Application Requirement

Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $40
Graduate Application Fee $60

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 477
Number of students submitting ACT scores 5,182
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 8%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 92%
SAT Math 545 average 460 - 630 range
SAT Critical Reading 615 average 540 - 690 range
ACT Composite 25 average 23 - 28 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.


University of Iowa Financial Aid and Scholarships

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $3,734 Undergraduate Student, U, S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen December 1st, 2018
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG) $904 Undergraduate student,Eligible for Federal Pell Grant,Enrolled atleast half-time December 1st, 2018
TEACH Grant $4,000 Undergraduate or Graduate student, enrolled in TEACH Grant Eligible major, Minimum of 3.25 CGPA December 1st, 2018
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work Study Varies U.S. citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Maintain satisfactory academic progress. November 15th, 2018
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $5,615 U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Enrolled half-time to be eligible for Direct Loan Program funds. December 1st, 2018
Direct Unsubsidized Loan $5,615 U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Enrolled half-time to be eligible for Direct Loan Program funds. December 1st, 2018
Direct PLUS Loan $11,915 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen, Enrolled at least half-time, Should not have an adverse credit history December 1st, 2018
Federal Nursing Student Loan $5,615 Undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Nursing who demonstrate an exceptional financial need December 1st, 2018

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

State Aid

State Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Iowa Minority Academic Grant for Economic Success $4,860 Iowa residents pursuing their first undergraduate degree. Enrolled at least halftime. July 1st, 2019
State of Iowa Funded Aid Varies Iowa residents pursuing their first undergraduate degree. Enrolled at least halftime. July 1st, 2019

Data Source: distance.uiowa.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Institutional Aid

Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Distance and Online Education Scholarship $7,366 Lowa residents who are making satisfactory academic progress. July 1st, 2019
All-Iowa Academic Team Scholarship $7,366 New incoming first-year students named National Merit finalists July 1st, 2019
Burrows Family Scholarship $7,366 Undergraduate major student of Journalism and Mass Communications who also works at. July 1st, 2019
Dean’s Scholarship $7,366 Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5. July 1st, 2019
Diversity Scholarship $7,366 Cumulative GPA of 2.5 and full-time enrollment. July 1st, 2019
Institutional Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Health Professions Loan $20,000 Enrolled in the College of Dentistry/Medicine/Pharmacy. November 15th, 2018

Data Source: distance.uiowa.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military Aid

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Post 9/11 GI Bill $6,379 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies
Tuition Assistance Program $2,956 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies

Data Source: distance.uiowa.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $8,259
$30,001 - $48,000 $9,753
$48,001 - $75,000 $13,418
$75,001 - $110,000 $16,607
Over $110,000 $17,268

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 19% $4,119
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 81% $9,501
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 23% $4,002
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 75% $8,936
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 46% $7,238
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 46% $5,507
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 14,161
Military Aid
Number of students receiving (DOD) tuition assistance: 87
Total tuition assistance awarded (DOD): $289,929
Average tuition assistance awarded (DOD): $3,333
Tuition Policies for Veterans and Military https://registrar.uiowa.edu/gi-bill
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 283 $8,263
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 215 $6,379
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 68 $14,222

Data Source: distance.uiowa.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

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