International Graduate and Professional Students

The University of Iowa is a top university in the United States 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.

Requirements for admission vary by degree program.

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Countries represented in our student body

Graduate & Professional Areas of Study


Find your degree program for specific application requirements and costs of attendance.
Requirements and cost vary by program.

Financial Statement Requirement

If accepted, international applicants who expect to hold F-1 or J-1 visa status must complete a financial statement showing evidence of adequate financial support to cover the costs of one full year of study.

English Proficiency Requirements

International applicants who do not meet the requirements for a waiver are required to submit English proficiency scores. English proficiency requirements vary by program.