Undergraduate Admissions - The University of Iowa

The University of Iowa

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Value + Affordability

Affordable education. Maximum value. That's the Hawkeye Way.

The University of Iowa is rated the best value among Iowa public universities by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine and has been designated a “Best Buy” by the Fiske Guide to Colleges eight years in a row.

$8,061
resident tuition
and fees
$26,931
nonresident tuition
and fees
$9,420
standard housing
and meal plan
40%
of Iowa graduates have
zero student loan debt
96%
of young alumni say time and money
spent on their Iowa education was worth it
$50 million
in scholarships are available
for undergraduate students

Use our Net Price Calculator to get an estimate of how much financial aid you might receive.
File the FAFSA as soon as possible after Jan. 1 to maximize your financial aid opportunities.
Get more info on finances.