Fall Semester 2018

More than 2,000 students transferred to the University of Iowa from other colleges or universities for the Fall Semester of 2018.


New Transfer Student Enrollment
College: Residents: Nonresidents:
Liberal Arts & Sciences 649 253
Business 28 13
University College 43 12
Engineering 42 24
Nursing 49 2
Medicine 9 2
Education 5 0
Total: 1,201 1,131 (78%) 306 (22%)


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

Men/Women

  • 561 men (50%)
  • 566 women (50%)
Minority Students
Race: Number (Percentage):
Hispanic/Latino(a) 101 (9%)
Asian American 40 (4%)
African American/Black 47 (4%)
American Indian 1 (.1%)
Two or more races 31 (3%)
Total 220 (19%)

International Students

34 students

  • 14 countries represented

Enrolled in Honors

  • 141 students (12.5%)

Colleges Represented

  • 44 in-state
  • 186 out-of-state
Top Feeder Schools
Iowa Number of Students:
Kirkwood Community College 251
Des Moines Area Community College - Ankeny 141
Eastern Iowa Community College - Scott 69
Iowa Central Community College - Fort Dodge 30
Southeastern Community College - West Burlington 24
University of Northern Iowa 26
Hawkeye Community College 20
Iowa State University 19
Northeast Iowa Community College 19
Out of State Number of Students:
Joint Services Transcript 24
Black Hawk College-Quad Cities (IL) 14
Harper College (IL) 13
McHenry County College (IL) 13
Moraine Valley Community College (IL) 11
College of Dupage (IL) 10
Waubonesee Community College (IL) 9
Elgin Community College (IL) 8
Joliet Junior College (IL) 7

 

Most Popular Areas of Study
Area of Study: Number of Students:
Business (Pre-) 161 (14%)
Engineering 66 (6%)
Nursing-RN 51 (5%)
Psychology 51 (5%)
Computer Science 43 (4%)
Health and Human Physiology 38 (3%)
Biology 38 (3%)

Transfer GPA and Credit Hours

  • Mean GPA of 3.10
  • Mean of 55 semester hours