UNIVERSITY OF IOWA - [UIOWA], IOWA CITY, IOWA - ADMISSION

Iowa City, IowaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1847Established Year
  32166Enrollment

University of Iowa Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 19th 2019By -  Aishwarya Bhatnagar

The 2018 admissions at the University of Iowa saw an 81% admit rate. 70% of the students enrolled, ranked in the top 30% of their class. While 90% of those enrolled were in the top 50% of their class. The University of Iowa offers admissions to students under various UG, PG and doctoral courses.

The average SAT score accepted for 2018 admissions at the University of Iowa was 1240, while the average ACT score was 25.7. The application fee differs for international students, for both UG and PG courses. The admissions are offered during the Fall, Spring and Summer seasons.

  • Applications for international UG students begin around September for Spring, Summer and Fall session admissions.
  • The admissions decisions are received within 4 – 5 weeks, post application submission.
  • UG students can apply through the official application portal of the University of Iowa via My UI Admission Portal.
  • Deadlines, application portals, and academic requirements vary for each Graduate program. The application fee is the same for all graduate courses.

Highlights

Application PortalUG: My UI Admission Portal
PG: Varies
Application FeeUG: 80 USD
PG: 100 USD
Acceptance Rate81%
Graduation Rate70%
Mode of PaymentVisa/MasterCard Credit Card
SAT Score (middle 50%)Math + EBRW: 1130 - 1310
ACT Score (middle 50%)23 - 28
International Application DeadlinesUG/PG: Varies
Academic CalendarSemester
Intake SeasonsFall/Spring/Summer
Work ExperienceRecommended for MBA and MSBA aspirants
InterviewRequired for admission to MBA full-time program

University of Iowa Admission Deadlines

The admission process at the University of Iowa begins either during the Fall, Spring or Summer season. The following table indicates the application deadline for international students:

Course NameDeadline
Undergraduate CoursesSpring: October 1, 2018
Summer/Fall: March 1, 2019
Postgraduate Courses
MBA ApplicationsSpring: December 30, 2018
Fall: August 1, 2019
Summer: April 15, 2019
MS Electrical and Computer Engineering ApplicationsJanuary 1, 2019
MA Psychology ApplicationsDecember 1, 2018
MS Business AnalyticsEarly Application Deadline: November 1, 2019
Final Deadline: March 1, 2019

University of Iowa Language Requirements

International students must demonstrate English language proficiency by providing scores of any one of the following tests given below, to be eligible for admission at the University of Iowa:

  • TOEFL (IBT): 80
  • IELTS: 6.5

University of Iowa International Undergraduate Admission

Around 200 majors and minors are offered at the undergraduate level at the University of Iowa. The prospective students can apply through the official application portal.

Application Portal: Iowa Office of Admissions

Application Fee: 80 USD

Academic Requirements for International Students: Applicants must submit either ACT or SAT score along with the application. These scores are valid for a period of 5 years. The average scores accepted for the recent 2018 admissions are as follows:

Test NameAverage Scores25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Math640570730
SAT EBWR600530670
SAT Composite124011001400
ACT Composite262328

Supporting Documents: Unofficial transcripts, 12-13 years of primary and secondary education proof, leaving certificate, above average grades in a secondary school program and official financial statement.

University of Iowa MBA Admissions

Application PortalOwen Tippie College of Business
Application Fee100 USD
Academic RequirementsGMAT/GRE score is required
Supporting DocumentsUnofficial transcripts, personal essays, resume, 2 references and proof of 18 months full-time work experience.
Additional Requirements for International StudentsTOEFL/IELTS score is required
Course Fee29,925 USD

University of Iowa MS in Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Admissions

Application PortalOwen Iowa Office of Admissions along with the Supplemental Graduate App Info
Application Fee100 USD
Academic RequirementsSubmit LSAT/GRE/GMAT scores if already taken, else they are not required.
Supporting DocumentsAcademic transcripts, LORs, personal statement (including qualifications, career objectives and the reason for interest in the program), resume/CV, writing samples.
Additional Requirements for International StudentsTOEFL/IELTS score is required
Course Fee45,907 USD

University of Iowa MA Psychology Admissions

Application PortalOwen UA GradApp Graduate Admissions Portal
Application Fee100 USD
Academic RequirementsGRE score is required
Supporting DocumentsUnofficial transcripts, SOP, 3 LORs, current resume/CV and a set of questions which require why applicants are interested in the program.
Additional Requirements for International StudentsTOEFL score is required
Course Fee52,389.50 USD

University of Iowa MS Business Analytics Admissions

Application PortalOwen Tippie College of Business
Application Fee100 USD
Academic RequirementsGMAT/GRE score is required
Supporting DocumentsUG degree, 2 LORs, resume/CV, unofficial transcripts and SOP.
Additional Requirements for International StudentsTOEFL/IELTS score is required
Course Fee50,580 USD

The admission committee at the University of Iowa holistically evaluates each application. The students receive a decision within a month of application submission. The university releases the I-20 visa’s information as soon as the applicant accepts the offer. The applicant must pay the SEVIS fee of 200 USD within two weeks of visa application notification.

The total number of applications received for 2018 admissions was 24,097 out of which 19,518 were admitted, thus An admit rate of 81% for the 2018 admissions was seen. Overall the admission rate has been higher at the University of Iowa in comparison to other universities in the US.

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