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University of Iowa

Iowa, United States

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Public University

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Established in 1847

About

Founded in 1847, IOWA university welcomes a large number of students every year. It is a mid-tier university and is the second-largest in the USA. This public research university is highly popular among students who wish to pursue courses like Masters in Computer Science and related fields. The IOWA university graduate programs include an extensive list of courses. The campus has 1880 acres of sprawling land with state-of-the-art recreational, academic, and accommodation facilities to offer the best experience to the students. 

The IOWA University cost for national and international graduates is 21,418 USD (16,42,167.32 Indian Rupee) and 43,381 USD (33,26,121.05 Indian Rupee) respectively.

Read on to know more about the University, campus details, students' life, IOWA university's world ranking, and why you should consider it for higher education.

Top Reasons to Study in the University of Iowa

The university is centrally located in IOWA city and is equipped with all modern facilities and amenities. Here are the best reasons to consider the university: 

  • It has one of the best education systems in the world.
  • The campus is completely safe and welcomes diversity. 
  • A total of sixty institutions of higher education are listed under the Carnegie Classification of Institutions in IOWA. 
  • The university offers a library, athletic facilities, on-campus housing facilities, etc.

Cost of Studying at University of Iowa

Average tuition fee

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Living expenses

Average living expenses (Bachelors)

$16,416

Average living expenses (Masters)

$16,116

Average on-campus living expenses

$11,476

Rankings for The University of Iowa

#160

US World and News Report

#251

The World University Rankings

#420

QS World University Rankings

Admissions at The University of Iowa

Avg acceptance rate (Bachelors)

84%

Application Fee

$40 - $100


How to Apply at University of Iowa

  1. Create an application account on the University's admissions page. 
  2. Once you log in, apply and submit the application.
  3. Pay the application fee of 40USD. 
  4. Get an English proficiency test score (ACT or SAT) sent by a testing agency. 

Exams Accepted By the University

English Proficiency Requirement

TOEFL iBT 80 (no part score under 17)
TOEFL iBT Home Edition 80 (no part score under 17)
TOEFL Essentials 9
IELTS  6.5 (no part score under 6.0)
IELTS Indicator  6.5 (no part score under 6.0)
Duolingo (DET) 105
ACT English section score of 21
SAT Reading score of 29 or an EBRW score of 540

 

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Courses

Students

128

Yocketers applied

74

Yocketers admitted

3,594

Yocketers interested


Yocketer profiles

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Artificial Intelligence

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Summer 2025

Md Yeasir Iqbal

Md Yeasir Iqbal

Industrial and Systems Engineering

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Fall 2023

Pooja Pranavi

Pooja Pranavi

Computer Science

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Fall 2023


International Students

% of international students in the university

6

Total International Students in the university

1903

Scholarships

Deadline

01/11/20

Scholarship amount

$500

Degree

Bachelors

Scholarship type

NA

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Campus

Number of campuses the university has
1

Campus locations
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Transportation in the city

The IOWA city is accessible through land and air. The IOWA city transit authority provides air-conditioned buses on 14 routes connecting the city and university heights. Moreover, the city has 35 public transit systems. Some of the closest bus stations to the university are Grand Ave / 12th St, Grand Ave / 10th St, and High St / 12th St.

You can also use CAMBUS which is the university’s transit system. It is available for both staff members and universities. For differently-abled people, the university also provides a complementary demand-response service known as BIONIC Bus.


Services offered by the university

It has a modern infrastructure and offers the latest facilities to its students. The list includes - 

  • Modern Classrooms
  • Extensive Libraries
  • Athletic Facilities 
  • On-campus accommodation
  • Students organizations and clubs

Student life

  • Sports activities (basketball, volleyball, soccer, tennis, calisthenics, dance, gymnastics, swimming, diving, etc.)
  • More than 450 organizations and clubs (politics, lifestyle, dance, music, theater, and other activities. 
  • The college has 22 sports teams known by the name Hawkeyes. 
  • The university has a wellness center, gymnasium, museum, etc.

On campus accomodation

The university has 10 residence halls that offer a variety of rooms. The majority of rooms are available for dual occupancy. The rooms for triple and quadruple sharing are also available. All the halls provide services like laundry, an open visitation policy, and vending machines. 

The rooms have liftable beds and the premises in all of these halls are fully air-conditioned. The campus also has gender-inclusive halls. 


Faculty

University Faculty:Student Ratio

1/15

Opportunities

University Endowments Value

3137000000

Contact


Email

admissions-intlug@uiowa.edu

Address

Iowa City, IA 52242, United States


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