- 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, 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
If you plan to take only Distance and Online courses (Online, GIS, On-Campus, Off-Campus) and you are not seeking admission to a degree program
Accommodations for Students and Educators Affected by Recent Natural Disasters
We extend our deepest sympathy to students and educators who are struggling in the aftermath of the natural disasters in Puerto Rico, the Caribbean, the southern United States, and northern California in the Fall of 2017. We understand that these circumstances may present challenges to meeting application requirements and deadlines. We will make every effort to help students apply to our graduate programs, despite difficult circumstances. If you need assistance or accommodations throughout the application and admissions process, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 319-335-1525 for assistance.