University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA 52242
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University of Iowa is one of the three public 4-year colleges in Iowa. The campus is located in an urban area, in Iowa City.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 32,166 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 5,027 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 4,323 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 86%). Every year 74% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Iowa's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $7,486, and fees were $1,479. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $29,130 and $1,479 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students32,166
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4-year
TypePublic
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate86%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 0 0
Master's degree 0 0
Post-master's certificate 0 2
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 1 3
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 95.6%

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1913 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
CCNE
04/06/2009 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
04/01/1998 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
04/01/1998 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
COA
04/09/1994 - Current

Admission

86%

Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1140 to 1370
ACT23 to 28
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $40
Graduates $60

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$374/credit
In State Students$374/credit
Out of State Students$1,275/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$609/credit
In State Students$609/credit
Out of State Students$1,650/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $16,830 $16,830 $57,375
ADN 70 $26,180 $26,180 $89,250
BSN 125 $46,750 $46,750 $159,375
FNP 50 $30,450 $30,450 $82,500
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 90% of University of Iowa's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 22% $3,734
Other Federal Grant 5% $904
State Grant & Scholarships 2% $4,860
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 76% $7,366
Federal Student Loans 47% $5,615
Private Loans 6% $11,915

$14,845

Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$9,296
$30,001 to $48,000$11,001
$48,001 to $75,000$14,220
$75,001 to $110,000$17,419
Over $110,000$17,925

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Student Population

24,503

Undergrads

7,663

Graduates

16,876

Women

15,290

Men

81%

Full-time

19%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
69%
Non-resident alien
10%
Hispanic
7%
Asian
5%
Race/ethnicity unknown
3%
Black/African American
3%
Two or more races
3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Iowa state board of nursing.

University of Iowa
101 Jessup Hall
Iowa City, IA 52242
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