University of Iowa Profile


Entrance Difficulty: Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate: 78% of 19,430 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered: No
Early Decision Offered: No
Regular Admission Deadline: April 1

Factors Considered for Selection of Students

Academic GPA: Very Important
Standardized Tests: Very Important
Essay: Not Considered
Extracurricular: Not Considered

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA: 3.62
SAT Math: 550-690 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading: 470-630 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing: 490-610 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite: 22-28 range of middle 50%


Cost of Attendance: In-state: $21,005  Out-of-state: $39,227
Tuition and Fees: In-state: $8,057 Out-of-state: $26,279
Room and Board: $8,343
Average Percent of Need Met: 64%
Average Freshman Award: $11,962
Average Indebtedness of 2011 Graduates: $27,480


Academic Calendar System: Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum:  Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates: 1,513
Regular Class Size: 2-9 students: 2-9 students: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 37% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 4% of classes
50-59 students: 8% of classes
Over 100 students: 4% of classes

Financial Aid Office Contacts

E-mail: (None)
Web Site: Financial Aid Web Site

Financial Aid Application Process

Application Deadline: (None)
Award Notification: On a rolling basis beginning March 15
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid: Federal Methodology
Forms Required: Cost to File
FAFSA Code is 001892: Free

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