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2016 Undergraduate Tuition
$27,366 Out-of-State
After Financial Aid
2014 Student Loan
Default Rate
2016 Acceptance Rate
28,494 Applicants
2016 Enrolled Students
80% full-time
2016 Graduation Rate
3,201 Graduates


The median in-state tuition at University of Iowa is $7,128, which is $137 more than the national median in-state tuition of $6,991. The cost of out-of-state tuition is $27,366, which is 383% of the cost for in-state students, and is $8,990 more than the national median out-of-state tuition of $18,376.

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $14,161.

In 2016, 60% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 42% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

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University of Iowa received 28,494 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 8.66% annual growth. Out of those 28,494 applicants, 23,967 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 84.1% acceptance rate.

There were 32,011 students enrolled at University of Iowa in 2016, and 8% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Iowa has an overall enrollment yield of 23.5%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

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University of Iowa has a total enrollment of 32,011 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Iowa is 25,624 students and the part-time enrollment is 6,387. This means that 80% of students enrolled at University of Iowa are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Iowa, both undergraduate and graduate, is 67.7% White, 6.71% Hispanic or Latino, 4.31% Asian, 3.22% Black or African American, 2.6% Two or More Races, 0.17% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.09% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Iowa in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (24%), followed by White Male (21.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.82%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (5.03%), followed by White Male (4.6%) and Asian Female (0.44%).

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In 2016, 468 more women than men graduated from University of Iowa. The majority of students graduating from University of Iowa are White. These 5,472 graduates mean that there were 8.3 times more White graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 659 graduates.

The most common Bachelor's Degree awarded at University of Iowa is Kinesiology & Exercise Science with 481 graduates, followed by General Finance with 405 graduates and General Psychology with 302 graduates.

The most specialized major across all degree types at University of Iowa, meaning they have significantly more graduates than the national average across all institutions, is Parks, Recreation, & Leisure, with 690 graduates, followed by English with 343 graduates and Cultural & Gender Studies with 79 graduates.


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University of Iowa has an endowment valued at nearly $1.26B, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $9.4M (0.75%), compared to the 1.09% average return ($2.96M on $270M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, University of Iowa had a total expenditure of $2.89B. Of that $2.89B, they spent $1.28B on salaries and $439M on benefits.

University of Iowa employs 471 Professors, 394 Associate professors, and 341 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of Iowa are Male Professors (349), Male Associate professors (217), and Male Assistant professors (186).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Iowa are: Business and Financial Operations, with 908 employees, Computer, Engineering, and Science, with 903 employees, and Service with 797 employees.



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