Iowa offers a world-class education at a lower tuition rate than peer institutions.

We know that the cost of higher education poses significant challenges to students and their families. We're here to help. That means more than offering scholarships. It means dedicated financial literacy support to help choose the best lending solution for you. It means simple breakdowns of financial aid sources and how to qualify for them. Most of all, it means offering an education that leads to great career opportunities. That's the investment we make to help you invest in your future. 

Estimate Your Costs

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Tuition & Estimated Costs

Your estimated cost of attendance is what you can expect to spend to attend the University of Iowa for one school year. 

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Scholarships are usually merit-based, recognizing academic achievement and other accomplishments. Some may require financial need as demonstrated on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

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Office of Student Financial Aid

The Office of Student Financial Aid provides information, financial literacy resources, and counseling for students and families at Iowa.

Student Employment

Part-time jobs are plentiful for students. Check the Handshake website for listings.

Student Consumer Information

Learn more about the university through these statistical resources and reports.

Billing and Payment Options

The University Billing Office generates electronic bills on the first of each month.