Take the first step to joining the Hawkeye family! About one-third of all Iowa students are pursuing graduate or professional degrees. Admission process and requirements vary depending on the degree program. Review our areas of study to find out more about your degree objective, the admission requirements, and the application process.
- Apply online by selecting your degree program
To begin the application process, select your degree program and follow the application instructions listed. Admission process and requirements vary depending on the degree program.
- Check the Status of Your Application Online through the Iowa Student Information System
After you submit your application, we'll send you a HawkID and password to review the status of your application online using our Iowa Student Information System site.
Application Process (Admission Requirements, Materials, & Deadlines)
Iowa offers more than 100 graduate and professional degree programs
If you are not a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
If you are a current graduate student who wants to change your area of study or degree objective
If you were previously enrolled in a graduate degree program at the University of Iowa
If you were previously enrolled in the JD, LLM, DDS, or MD program at the University of Iowa
If you want to enroll in a limited number of graduate-level courses on campus and you are not seeking admission to a degree program
If you plan to take only Continuing Education courses (Online, GIS, On-Campus, Off-Campus) and you are not seeking admission to a degree program