UI Admissions

The application fee is $40 for applying undergraduate school and $60 for graduate school at University of Iowa. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$40
Graduate Application Fees$60
Admission Informationadmissions.uiowa.edu
Online Applicationadmissions.uiowa.edu/apply
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

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Admission Statistics

For academic year 2018-19, the acceptance rate is 82.67% and yield is 21.77%. 12,345 men and 14,361 women applied to UI and 9,838 men and 12,239 women students were accepted. Among them, 2,052 men and 2,754 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2018). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants26,70612,34514,361
Admitted22,0779,83812,239
Enrolled4,8062,0522,754
Acceptance Ratio 82.67%79.69%85.22%
Yield 21.77%20.86%22.50%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2018-2019, 1,253 students (26% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 4,307 students (90%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 660 and 25th percentile is 560. The SAT Math score is 670 (75th) and 560 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 85 (75th percentile) and 85 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing560660
SAT Math560670
ACT Composite2328
ACT Math2228
ACT English2229
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at University of Iowa are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,253, ACT: 77 - Public Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

UI requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program and Recommendations to its applicants.The school recommends to submit High School GPA, Next table summarizes University of Iowa application requirements.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and required years of subject, see UI online application page .
UI Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankRecommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresRequired
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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