Fall Semester 2016

More than 2,000 students transferred to the University of Iowa from other colleges or universities for the Fall Semester of 2016.


New Transfer Student Enrollment
College: Residents: Nonresidents:
Liberal Arts & Sciences 716 270
Business 38 21
University College 45 12
Engineering 35 12
Nursing 38 4
Medicine 6 1
Education 3 0
Total: 1,201 881 (73%) 320 (27%)


University College is home to a wide range of programs, including the Bachelor of Applied Studies (BAS) degree program.

Men/Women

  • 620 men (52%)
  • 575 women (48%)
Minority Students
Race: Number (Percentage):
Hispanic/Latino(a) 96 (8%)
Asian American 58 (5%)
African American 64 (5%)
American Indian 2 (.2%)
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander  2 (.2%)
Total 371 (17%)

International Students

47 students

  • 16 countries represented

Enrolled in Honors

  • 159 students (13.2%)

Colleges Represented

  • 47 in-state
  • 189 out-of-state
Top Feeder Schools
Iowa Number of Students:
Kirkwood Community College 302
Des Moines Area Community College - Ankeny 131
Eastern Iowa Community College - Scott 73
Iowa Central Community College - Fort Dodge 33
Southeastern Community College - West Burlington 25
University of Northern Iowa 22
Hawkeye Community College 21
Indian Hills Community College - Ottumwa 19
Iowa State University 19
Northeast Iowa Community College 19
Out of State Number of Students:
College of DuPage (Ill.) 24
Black Hawk College (Ill.) 18
Waubonsee Community College (Ill.) 12
College of Lake County (Ill.) 10
Elgin Community College (Ill.) 10
Harper College (Ill.) 8
Moraine Valley Community College (Ill.) 7
Joliet Junior College 6
Oakton Community College 6

 

Most Popular Areas of Study
Area of Study: Number of Students:
Business (Pre-) 149 (12%)
Psychology 69 (6%)
Open Major 51 (4%)
Computer Science 50 (4%)
Business (Standard Admission) 48 (4%)
Engineering 47 (4%)
Biology 45 (4%)

Transfer GPA and Credit Hours

  • Mean GPA of 3.04
  • Mean of 57 semester hours