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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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University of Iowa (Iowa City, IA)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 10%
Applicants who took ACT: 88%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 23%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 12%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 35%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 35%
SAT I Math score 700+: 23%
SAT I Math score 600+: 58%
ACT score 24-29: 48%
ACT score 30-36: 18%
ACT score 24+: 66%
Students applied: 26,222
Students admitted: 21,171
Admission rate: 81%
Students per faculty: 15
4-year graduation rate: 51%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 23,357
Full-time enrolled men: 9,501
Full-time enrolled women: 10,410
Part-time enrolled men: 1,726
Part-time enrolled women: 1,720
Freshmen retained: 85%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $7,128
Fees (in state): $1,447
Tuition (out of state): $27,366
Fees (out of state): $1,447
Room and board: $10,108
Est. book expense: $950
Total cost (in state): $19,633
Total cost (out of state): $39,871
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$11,681
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$14,857
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$31,919
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$35,095
Average debt at graduation: $28,771

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 67%
Average need-based aid: $7,952
Average non-need-based aid: $4,776

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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