- Apply Online
To begin the general graduate application process, set up an account with an existing email address and password.
Note: Many graduate and professional programs use a specialized application process. Please review the application process for your specific area of study before starting the general graduate application.
- Check the Status of Your Application Online through in MyUI
After you submit your application, we'll send you a HawkID and password to review the status of your application online using our MyUI.
Application Process (Admission Requirements, Materials, & Deadlines)
- New Graduate & Professional Students
Iowa offers more than 100 graduate and professional degree programs
- International Students
If you are not a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
- Current Students Changing Degree Objectives
If you are a current graduate student who wants to change your area of study or degree objective
- Returning Graduate Students
If you were previously enrolled in a graduate degree program at the University of Iowa
- Returning Professional Students
If you were previously enrolled in the JD, LLM, DDS, MPH, or MD program at the University of Iowa
- Nondegree Students
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
- Distance and Online Students (Nondegree)
If you plan to take only Distance and Online courses (Online, On-Campus, Off-Campus) and you are not seeking admission to a degree program