University of Iowa Teaching Programs
University of Iowa is a public institution situated in Iowa City, Iowa. Iowa City is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.
University of Iowa Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Iowa.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Iowa has earned from around the web.
|#1||Best Superintendency & Educational System Administration Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#22||Best Student Counseling Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#38||Best Teacher Education Subject Specific Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#51||Best Teacher Education Grade Specific Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#53||Best Education Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#247||Best Schools||Course Advisor|
Where Is University of Iowa?
Contact details for Iowa are given below.
|Address:||101 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, IA 52242-1316|
How Do I Get Into Iowa?
You can apply to Iowa online at: admissions.uiowa.edu/apply
Admission Requirements for Iowa
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|Recommendations||neither required nor recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Iowa?
Approximately 44% of accepted students are men and 56% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 82%, and the acceptance rate for women is 86%.
Average Test Scores
About 27% of students accepted to Iowa submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 560 and 650. Math scores were between 550 and 660.
Can I Afford University of Iowa?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Iowa, approximately 47% of students took out student loans averaging $9,031 a year. That adds up to $36,124 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Iowa is 3.5%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
University of Iowa Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 8,014 graduate students at the school.
Of the 20,227 full-time undergraduates at Iowa, 45% are male and 55% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Iowa students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||597|
|Hispanic or Latino||1,677|
Iowa students aren't the only ones who study at University of Iowa. At this time, 42 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 105 countries are represented at Iowa. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, South Korea, and India.
Online Learning at University of Iowa
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Iowa has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 8th most popular in Iowa for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of Iowa
During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at University of Iowa was $9,606 for in-state students. Out-of-state students paid $31,569. The following table shows how Iowa is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|Superintendency & Educational System Administration||#4||#13|
|Higher Education/Higher Education Administration||#34||#100|
Online Growth Rankings of Iowa
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Iowa was 2.4%. This is the #1,190 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Iowa regardless of major.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Iowa ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Iowa.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
University of Iowa Teaching Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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