Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet the Admission Requirements of the Graduate College and the department offering the degree program. View departmental requirements. 

Estimated Cost of Attendance

Tuition and fees vary by degree program and the type of student you are.

Application Deadlines

Students who wish to apply for a teaching assistantship must apply to the MAc program no later than March 1.

  • Fall Semester—July 15 (April 15 for international students)
  • Spring Semester—December 1 (October 1 for international students)
  • Summer Session—April 15 (March 1 for international students)

Application Procedures

The graduate application process has two steps
  1. You must first submit the online application to the Graduate College and pay the $60 application fee by credit card ($100 for international applicants).
  2. Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an email instructing you on how to upload your supporting documents and submit letters of recommendation.  A few programs require materials be sent directly to them. However, almost all supplemental material can and should be uploaded from your Admissions Profile in MyUI, our online service center for applicants and students.  You can only access this AFTER you have submitted your application.
Degree Program Supplemental Materials
  • Résumé and cover letter
  • A statement of purpose
  • A Departmental Scholarship Application Form to apply for financial aid

The application requirement section of your Profile includes an electronic letter of recommendation feature. If your program of study requires letters of recommendation, you will be asked to give the contact information of your recommenders including their email on your Admissions Profile. The recommender will then get an email giving them instructions on how to upload the recommendation letter and/or form.

  • Three Letters of Recommendation
Materials to send to Admissions:
  • A set of your unofficial academic records/transcripts uploaded on your Admissions Profile. If you are admitted, official transcripts will be required before your enrollment.
  • Your official GMAT scores from (Iowa's institutional code is 4RL-2J-38)
  • International students may also be required to submit TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores to comply with the university's English Language Proficiency Requirements.
  • Once recommended for admission, international students must send a Financial Statement.


Apply Online, the $60 application fee ($100 for international students) is payable by Discover, MasterCard, or Visa.

Contact Information

Master of Accountancy Program
The University of Iowa
W252 John Pappajohn Business Building
Iowa City, IA 52242

Office of Admissions
The University of Iowa
107 Calvin Hall
Iowa City, IA 52242-1396