Thank you for considering the University of Iowa! Iowa is a top American university with a global reputation. We're grounded in tradition, but intent on innovation, powered by school spirit, yet serious about scholarship—all in an environment that's casual and comfortable, cosmopolitan and creative.
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.
- Profile of Transfer Students at Iowa
A breakdown of the most popular majors, average GPAs, and other details about recently admitted transfer students.
- Iowa City—A Great College Town
We're in one of the top five college towns in America, according to at least one ranking!
- After Graduation
Iowa graduates have high rates of job placement and satisfaction with their Iowa experience.
Applying for Admission
We accept applications year-round, although deadlines vary.
- Transfer Admission Requirements
Admission is based on a combination of your transfer grade-point average and course work.
- Transfer Planning Resources
Find our online course equivalency guide and other transfer-planning tools.
- Transfer Policies
How we'll determine your transfer GPA, our course-repeat policy, articulation agreements, etc.
- Transfer Application Process
Deadlines vary depending on when you plan to enroll and what you plan to study.
- Areas of Study
Find your intended area of study to review the related transfer admission requirements and application information.
Costs, Scholarships, & Financial Aid
All new students are encouraged to file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (also known as "the FAFSA"). The results can help determine your eligibility for loans, grants, and some scholarships.
- Estimated Costs of Attendance
Iowa's tuition is among the lowest in the Big Ten.
- Scholarships for Transfer Students
We offer several scholarships for transfer students who plan on full-time enrollment.
- Financial Aid
Learn more about the opportunities for student loans, grants, and student employment.
Housing & Student Life
- Residence Halls & Living-Learning Communities
Consider a living-learning community that includes other transfer students in your area of study.
- 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.
After you apply, you are that much closer to becoming a Hawkeye!