Graduate Program Overview

University of Iowa is a four-years, public school located in Iowa City, Iowa. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $12,065 for Iowa residents and $31,012 for out-of-state students. It offers 341 graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameUniversity of Iowa
TypeFour-years, Public
Address101 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, IA
Graduate School Students8,014 students
2,273 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)In-State$12,065
Student to Faculty16:1 (6.25%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 341 Graduate Programs
135 Master's, 115 Doctorate, 91 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at University of Iowa with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Iowa residents, the tuition & fees are $12,065 and $31,012 for non-Iowa residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $580 for Iowa residents and $1,632 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$580$1,632
Books & Supplies$950
Room & Board$11,780 (On-Campus) / $9,652 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,686 (On-Campus) / $4,142 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$28,481$47,428
Off-Campus Total$26,809$45,756
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

University of Iowa offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 341 major areas - 135 Master's (2 online programs), 115 Doctorate , 42 Post-Bachelor', 49 Post-Master'(6 online programs). 1,398 students have been conferred Master's degree and 913 students have received Doctorate degree last year.The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Legal Studies
English Language and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities
Library Science
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Theology and Religious Vocations
Physical Sciences
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 30,318 students enrolled in University of Iowa including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 8,014 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 3,700 male and 4,314 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 4,958 full-time and 3,056 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 2,273 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 390 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students3,700
Women Students4,314
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students4,958
Part-time Students3,056
By race/ethnicity 5,307 White, 216 Black, and 440 Asian students are attending at University of Iowa. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races222
181 students are younger than 22 and 802 students are older than 65. The school has 5,107 students aged between 22 and 30 and 1,924 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under181
40 & Over802
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At University of Iowa, 2,273 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 390 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment8,014
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,273
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses390
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses5,351
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses2,273
Iowa Resident1,627
Other State In U.S.578
Outside of U.S.68

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