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 2019-20, the acceptance rate is 83.00% and yield is 23.00%. 11,595 men and 14,333 women applied to UI and 9,276 men and 12,183 women students were accepted. Among them, 2,133 men and 2,802 women were enrolled into the school (Fall 2019). Following table and chart show the admission statistics including number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
Acceptance Ratio 83.00%80.00%85.00%
Yield 23.00%22.99%23.00%

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For academic year 2019-2020, 1,440 students (29% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 4,320 students (87%) 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 680 (75th) and 570 (25th). The submitted ACT score is 87 (75th percentile) and 87 (25th percentile). .
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing560660
SAT Math570680
ACT Composite2229
ACT Math2128
ACT English2130
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at University of Iowa are similar to the average score when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,257, 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
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended

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