The institution is known for being a somewhat selective school. They receive approximately 28,500 applications annually. With regards to the acceptance rate, it is around 84 percent which equates to about 24,000 students being accepted to the school. However, when the term starts, about 5,600 students would have picked the University of Iowa as their school of choice. The institution’s application data shows that 47 percent of the students who applied are men compared to 52 percent who are women. When the term starts, about 54 percent of those accepted women chose the University of Iowa and 45 percent were males.

Applicants are requested to submit their ACT or SAT scores to the University of Iowa when filling out the application. In most cases, accepted applicants have test scores in the range of 23 - 28 for ACT or 1,130 - 1,320 for SAT. This school also allows submissions of Advanced Placement (AP) credits, and Dual credit. the University of Iowa’s undergraduate application fee is $40. To submit your application to the University of Iowa, you will need to present these required documents: ACT/SAT scores, Completion of college-preparatory program, Secondary school GPA, and a Secondary school record. The institution recommends that students have Secondary school rank.

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Student ACT Scores

25th %
75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2016 Admissions Cycle
Applications
28,494
Male 13,541
Female 14,953

 

Acceptance
23,967
Male 11,090
Female 12,877

 

Enrollment Total
5,643
Male 2,581
Female 3,062


Acceptance Rate
84.1%
Male
81.9%
Female
86.1%

 

Yield
23.5%
Male
23.3%
Female
23.8%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$40


Graduate

$60



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Dual credit

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Admission test scores
    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language


    Recommended

    Secondary school rank