University of Iowa: Admission & Tests

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University of Iowa LogoBelow is a brief review of University of Iowa general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
University of Iowa admission criteria are rather easy, in 2013-14 the college accepted 78 percent of those who apply.

The college does not require you to submit reference letters with your application and does not require admission test scores.

University of Iowa usually will accept your:
  • dual credits
    (from the courses giving both high school and college credits)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • credits for life experience

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$40
University of Iowa requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at University of Iowa is $40.00. The graduate application fee is $60.00. The first-professional application fee is also 60 dollars.

SAT Test Scores

Scholastic Assessment Test is unusual component of the application process. Only 8 percent of applicants at University of Iowa took the SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 450 to 650 on Critical Reading, from 530 to 720 on Math, and from 470 to 630 on Writing. Judging from these numbers, if you have got above 600 in SAT Critical Reading, 670 in SAT Math, and 590 in SAT Writing, that gives good chances to get accepted at this institution.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
420
550
600

SAT Math
490
620
670

SAT Writing
440
550
590

ACT Test Scores

Completing American College Test is a necessary step of the application process at University of Iowa. 91% of applicants took the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 21 to 29 on Composite, from 21 to 29 on English, and from 21 to 29 on Math. Taking these numbers into account, if you have got above 27 in ACT Composite, 27 in ACT English, and 27 in ACT Math - this will be good enough to get accepted at this school.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
19
25
27

ACT English
19
25
27

ACT Math
19
25
27

Contact Admissions

Phone Number
(319)
335-3500
To obtain the most accurate and up-to-date information about enrolling to University of Iowa, please contact the college directly.

You can call the school's general information office at (319) 335-3500 or check University of Iowa Website

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