University of Iowa (UI)

Iowa City, IA

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University of Iowa

University of Iowa

University of Iowa Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline April 1
SAT / ACT Scores Due April 1
Priority Application Due February 1

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 9,126 10,304 19,430
Accepted 6,762 8,478 15,240
Acceptance Rate 74% 82% 78%
Enrolled 2,065 2,405 4,470

UI Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.

Average GPA
3.59 (weighted)

SAT Scores

(8% of Students Admitted to University of Iowa Submit SAT Scores)

  • Verbal 470 to 630
  • Math 550 to 690
  • Writing 490 to 610
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Writing
Category Verbal Math Writing
Top 75th Percentile 630 690 610
Bottom 25th Percentile 470 550 490

ACT Scores

(91% of Students Admitted to University of Iowa Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 22 to 28
  • Math 22 to 28
  • Composite 22 to 28
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 28 28 28
Bottom 25th Percentile 22 22 22

University of Iowa Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($40)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Important
High School Rank   Very Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations     Considered
Essay     Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities     Not Considered
Volunteer Work     Not Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Competencies     Not Considered
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
English 4 4
Foreign Language 2 4
Math 3 4
Science 3 3
Social Studies 3 3
Lab 2 2
Electives 1 1

University of Iowa Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 23,157 (95%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 1,164 (4%)

University of Iowa Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($40)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 24)   Very Important
GPA (minimum 2.50)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores   Very Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
    Not Considered

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