With more than 30,000 students, the University of Iowa delivers the energy and opportunity of a leading university but remains one of the smallest and most affordable universities among its peer institutions.
- International Student Enrollment at Iowa
See the countries most-frequently represented among our 4,300 international students.
- Campus Resources for International Students
You'll want to check out the International Student & Scholar Services office as soon as you get to campus!
- Iowa City—A Great College Town
We're one of the top five college towns in America, according to at least one ranking!
- Four-year Graduation Plan
Work closely with Iowa advisers to get into the right courses, saving you time and money.
- After Graduation
Iowa graduates report high rates of job placement and satisfaction with their Iowa experience.
Applying for Admission
The university accepts applications year-round, although application deadlines vary depending on your area of study.
- Admission Requirements & Application Process for International Students
We encourage international applicants to apply as early as possible.
- English Language Requirements
If your first language is not English, you will be required to provide test results verifying your English proficiency.
- Areas of Study
Iowa offers more than 200 majors, minors, and certificate programs for undergraduate students.
- Connect on Facebook
Meet other future UI international students on the Facebook page for UI International Applicants.
Housing & Student Life
The university's residence halls offer convenient access to classes and great opportunities to make new friends.
- Residence Halls & Living-Learning Communities
More than 90 percent of students live on campus their first year, and many transfer students and upperclassmen choose University Housing, too.
- Student Organizations & Clubs
Choose from more than 600 student groups and organizations.
- University of Iowa Honors Program
Honors students enjoy unique academic and social opportunities.
- Resources for Diverse Students
Resources for underrepresented students, veterans, students with disabilities, and first-generation college students.
Costs, Scholarships, & Financial Aid
Tuition varies depending on your area of study.
- Estimated Costs of Attendance for International Students
These are the estimated costs of tuition, fees, books, health insurance, and living expenses for a full-time international student.
- Scholarships for International Students
The university offers several scholarships to oustanding international first-year and transfer students.
After you apply, you are that much closer to becoming an Iowa Hawkeye!
- Check Your Application Status
We'll send you a HawkID and password to check the status of your application online.
- Information for Admitted International Students
You're in! Now what? Here's what.
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