University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA 52242

Located in Iowa City, Iowa, University of Iowa is a public institution that offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 28494 and 23967 students were accepted.

University of Iowa in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $7,128 and fees $1,447. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $27,366 and $1,447 respectively.


Campus LocaleCity: Small
Student to Faculty Ratio15:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate87%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. Accelerated MSN
  3. Masters degrees (MSN, RN to MSN)
  4. Doctoral degrees (DNP, BSN to DNP, PhD, BSN to PhD)
  5. RN to BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 80
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Bachelor's degree 130
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 0
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing, Other Master's degree 1
Clinical Nurse Leader Master's degree 1
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 0
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 0
Nursing Science Master's degree 3
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 0
Nurse Anesthetist Master's degree 0
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 0
Nursing Administration Master's degree 0
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 0
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 1
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 0
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 0
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 8
Nurse Anesthetist Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 8
Nursing Science Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 4
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 3
Pediatric Nurse/Nursing Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 2
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 1
Nursing Practice Doctor's degree - research/scholarship 9


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
04/06/2009 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/01/1998 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
04/01/1998 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
04/09/1994 - Current



Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading480 to 640
SAT: Math540 to 680
ACT Composite23 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

Net Price


Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$8,259
30k to 48k$9,753
48k to 75k$13,418
75k to 110k$16,607
Over 110k$17,268
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Cost Per Credit Hours

Cost of a course per credit hour for undergrad and graduate classes.

Undergrad classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $357.00 $1,200.00

Graduate classes

Academic Year In State Out of State
2016-2017 $575.00 $1,553.00

Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Mary Virginia Macrae Memorial Merit Award

A $400.00 nursing education merit award shall be given annually by the Iowa Department of the American Legion Auxiliary in memory of the late Mary Virginia Macrae, who served as the first [...]

Bill and Mary Russell Healthcare Scholarship

This scholarship is for residents of the Heartland Foundation service region, which includes the following counties: In Missouri - Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Caldwell, Carroll, Clay, [...]

Genesis Health Services Gala Nursing Scholarship

The scholarship is for  college students who are seeking admission to, or have been accepted into, a baccalaureate program in nursing at an accredited Iowa or Illinois college or [...]

Justine E. Granner Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to American Indian or other ethnic minority students preparing for a career in nursing, public health and/or related fields at a college or school of [...]

Ted & Eloise Pfeiff Scholarship

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a public school in Davenport, Bettendorf or Pleasant Valley School Districts who will pursue a degree in education full-time at a local community [...]

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Data source: (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Iowa state board of nursing
University of Iowa
101 Jessup Hall
Iowa City, IA 52242

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