Nondegree Seeking Students
If you wish to enroll in a limited number of graduate-level classes on Iowa's campus but are not seeking admission to a degree program, you can apply as a nondegree graduate student to continue your education.
- Submit an online application.
- Most nondegree applicants will be charged a $40 application fee upon enrollment. Exemptions include high school students, Regents Exchange students, and students who are already charged a fee by the sponsoring department (e.g. study abroad). If a fee is charged, it will appear on your first university bill.
- Submit an official transcript showing your baccalaureate (or higher) degree to Enrollment Management, 2900 University Capitol Centre, 201 S. Clinton St., Iowa City, IA 52242-1396. (Current or former UI students do not need to submit UI transcripts.)
- Submit an official TOEFL score report if you are an international student whose first language is not English. (Review the Additional Requirements for International Applicants).
- Your application and any supporting documents should be in the Office of Admissions at least two weeks before classes begin.
- As a graduate nondegree student, you may register for up to two courses per semester, but you can't accumulate more than two courses from any given department or program.
- Credit earned cannot count toward satisfying the residence requirement for a degree.
- You must enroll in courses numbered 3000-level or above to earn graduate credit.
- If you are interested in enrolling as a Law nondegree student, please contact the College of Law first at: email@example.com for their enrollment rules.