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Best Values in Colleges

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The University of Iowa (Iowa City, IA)


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The University of Iowa is ranked 56 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 8%
Applicants who took ACT 91%

SAT Verbal Score

700+13%
600-69924%
600+37%

SAT Math Score

700+24%
600-69941%
600+65%

ACT Score

30-3612%
24-2953%
24+65%

Students applied19,430
Students admitted15,240
Admission rate78%

Students per faculty16

4-year graduation rate47%
6-year graduation rate70%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$6,678
Fees$1,383
Room and board$9,420
Estimated book expense$1,040
Total cost$18,521

Cost after need-based aid$11,953
Cost after non-need-based aid$13,567

Average debt at graduation$28,554

Out of State

Tuition$25,548
Fees$1,383
Room and board$9,420
Estimated book expense$1,040
Total cost$37,391

Cost after need-based aid$30,823
Cost after non-need-based aid$32,437

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met63%
Average need-based aid$6,568
Average non-need-based aid$4,954

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment21,999

Full-Time

Men9,535
Women10,104

Part-Time

Men1,097
Women1,263

Freshmen retained86%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2013 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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