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University of Iowa

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Rating

Public

Type

35,339

Students

$30,036

Tuition

83%

Acceptance

#302

Ranking

Small City

Campus Setting

Iowa City, IA

101 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242-1316

University of Iowa is a very large public university located in Iowa City, IA ranked 4th in Iowa. It has a total of 26,596 full-time undergraduate students and is not competitive, accepting 82.55% of applicants. University of Iowa offers 430 different majors and is best known for its Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Organizational Leadership, and Informatics programs (nationally ranked 1st, 4th, and 7th respectively). With an annual tuition of $8,073 for students from Iowa and $30,036 for those from out-of-state, University of Iowa is reasonably expensive. 65.58% of students graduate ready to the next chapter of their lives, entering the labor market. After graduation, alumni go on to earn about $51,900 per year, which is 25% greater than the national median.
Rankings

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Cost

$31,569
Above Average

University of Iowa

$31,569

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$46,769

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$38,046

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

83%Acceptance
Not Very Selective

University of Iowa

83%

National

69%
Sat

1130 - 1340

29% of students submit

Admissions Yield

23%

ACT

21 - 28

87% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$40

Students

26,596Undergrads
Large Student Population

Full-Time

99%

Part-Time

1%
Male

46%

In-state

83%

Female

54%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

6%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
7% Kinesiology and Exercise Science5% Finance, General4% Business Administration and Management, General83% Others

7% Kinesiology and Exercise Science

5% Finance, General

4% Business Administration and Management, General

83% Others

Kinesiology and Exercise Science

7%

519 Graduates

Finance, General

5%

408 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

4%

337 Graduates

Psychology, General

4%

270 Graduates

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

3%

224 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other

3%

220 Graduates

Organizational Leadership

3%

204 Graduates

Speech Communication and Rhetoric

3%

195 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors16:116:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

16

Number of Library Books

3,273,557

Academic Spend per Student

$14,075

Full-time Retention Rate

86%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$42,200/Year

University of Iowa

$42,200

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$42,200

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$51,900

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

65%