Graduate Admissions - The University of Iowa

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New Graduate & Professional Students

Thank you for considering the University of Iowa! Iowa is a top American university with a global reputation. We're grounded in tradition, but intent on innovation, powered by school spirit, yet serious about scholarship—all in an environment that's casual and comfortable, cosmopolitan and creative.

Why Iowa

Students walk past Maclean HallWith more than 30,000 students, the University of Iowa delivers the energy and opportunity of a leading university, but remains one of the smallest and most affordable universities among its peer institutions. In addition, Iowa City frequently ranks among the best and most-livable college towns in America. Graduate and professional students comprise about a third of the university's total enrollment.

Applying for Admission

Admission 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.

After You Are Admitted

After we receive your application, we'll send you a HawkID and password to check your application status online, and to conduct other university business.