Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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University of Iowa (Iowa City, IA)


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University of Iowa is ranked 55 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 280 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 11%
Applicants who took ACT 87%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+9%
600-69925%
600+34%

SAT Math Score

700+26%
600-69934%
600+60%

ACT Score

30-3616%
24-2951%
24+67%

Students applied24,097
Students admitted19,506
Admission rate81%

Students per faculty16

4-year graduation rate48%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$7,486
Fees$1,479
Room and board$10,450
Estimated book expense$950
Total cost$20,365

Cost after need-based aid$12,966
Cost after non-need-based aid$15,597

Average debt at graduation$27,715

Out of State

Tuition$29,130
Fees$1,479
Room and board$10,450
Estimated book expense$950
Total cost$42,009

Cost after need-based aid$34,610
Cost after non-need-based aid$37,241

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$50,200

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met67%
Average need-based aid$7,399
Average non-need-based aid$4,768

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment22,354

Full-Time

Men9,384
Women10,162

Part-Time

Men1,410
Women1,398

Freshmen retained89%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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