Fall Semester 2019

More than 2,000 students transferred to the University of Iowa from other colleges or universities for the Fall Semester of 2019.


New Transfer Student Enrollment
College: Residents: Nonresidents:
Liberal Arts & Sciences 671 199
Business 37 16
University College 25 10
Engineering 30 11
Nursing 46 1
Medicine 3 0
Education 11 0
Total: 1,059 822 (78%) 237 (22%)


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

Men/Women

  • 530 men (50%)
  • 525 women (50%)
Minority Students
Race: Number (Percentage):
Hispanic/Latino(a) 96 (9%)
African American/Black 59 (6%)
Asian American 34 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2 (.2%)
American Indian 1 (.1%)
Two or more races 28 (3%)
Total 220 (21%)

International Students

27 students

  • 13 countries represented

Enrolled in Honors

  • 117 students (11%)

Colleges Represented

  • 42 in-state
  • 172 out-of-state
Top Feeder Schools
Iowa Number of Students:
Kirkwood Community College - Cedar Rapids 258
Des Moines Area Community College - Ankeny 117
Eastern Iowa Community College - Scott 65
Southeastern Community College - West Burlington  36
Indian Hills Community College - Ottumwa 34
Iowa Central Community College - Fort Dodge  25
Iowa State University - Ames 23
North Iowa Area Community College - Mason City 21
Out of State Number of Students:
Joint Services Transcript 27
College of Dupage (IL) 19
College of Lake County (IL) 12
Black Hawk College-Quad Cities (IL)  11
Air University - Community College of the Air Force (AL) 9
McHenry County College (IL) 8
Waubonesee Community College (IL) 7
Harper Community College (IL)  6
Elgin Community College (IL) 5

 

Most Popular Areas of Study
Area of Study: Number of Students:
Business (Pre-) 113 (11%)
Psychology 69 (7%)
Health and Human Physiology 47 (4%)
Nursing-RN 46 (4%)
Sport and Recreation Management 41 (4%)
Biology 39 (4%)
Business Standard Admission 35 (3%)

Transfer GPA and Credit Hours

  • Mean GPA of 3.08
  • Mean of 54 semester hours