Graduate Admissions - The University of Iowa

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International 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

There are more than 3,400 international students currently enrolled at the University of Iowa, where you will find many resources to help you adjust to living in the United States. One of your first contacts should be with International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS).

How to Apply

Admission requirements and the application process will vary depending on your area of study. 

Next Steps

After we receive your application, we will send you a HawkID and password to access our online student information system (ISIS) to check the status of your application and conduct other business with the university.