All you need to know about the universities-University of Iowa

April 2020, 24

University of Iowa

Contact details 

​​About the University

The University of Iowa founded in 1847 is located alongside the picturesque Iowa River in Iowa City. The university has award winning faculties, alumni and 13 graduate programs ranked among top ten in the country.

Courses offered

The university offers 5000+ courses, 200+ minor, major and certificate courses with 13 graduate programs ranked top. The resources for academics can be looked over through this link

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Applying for admission

The students must check for the program of interest to apply and its requirements. Then an application account has to be created for applying to the university in the below link

The application and admission process varies with the course of study for international students. To check the requirements follow the link

Competitive test score requirements

*TOEFL score(paper based exam) - 550 or higher

*TOEFL score(Internet based exam) - 81 or higher

The institution code for TOEFL is 6681.

*IELTS score-7.0

*PTE score-68

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Fee structure        

The fee structure varies with the course of interest.

The detailed fee structure can be browsed with the link given

Financial aid and scholarships 

The university offers 20 different internal fellowship opportunities, external grants for students to help with their living, educational and developmental expenses.

The students could write their queries to for assistance.

Types of aids:           

Internal fellowship and awards

External grants and fellowships

Assistantships and loans

Process for financial aid:   

  1. Filing the FAFSA form.
  2. The students applied will receive an Award Notification via mail.
  3. Checking the Financial To-Do list.
  4. Receiving the funds.


Housing is provided for the students by the university if the candidates chose to take the campus residence.

The complete housing information can be known with the link

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Job opportunities

The University of Iowa offers job opportunities for people from all backgrounds. The openings and benefits of working in Iowa shall be browsed here

The Pomerantz career center helps students with job and internships even after a year of their graduation.

The alumni's can upload their resume by registering and look for suitable opportunities.

Notable Alumni

Spencer Lee, Bob Stoops, Sandra Cisneros, Jim Yong Kim, Matthew Whitaker and David Drake.