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University of Iowa - Engineering

University of Iowa
Address101 Jessup Hall
CityIowa City
LevelFour or more years
Total Engineering Students2283 (Undergraduate), 101 (graduate), 217 (PhD)
PhDs granted(current yr)38
Total Engineering Teachers128
Total Engineering Research Expenditure$45393
Admission Rate (Undergrad)3472 (Applications), 2807 (Offered admissions), 569 (Accepted)
GPA (for Undergrad)46 [percentage of students ranked in top 25% of their high school class]
Admission Rate (Grad)335 (Applications), 154 (Offered admissions), 61 (Accepted)
Carnegie ClassificationResearch Universities (very high research activity)
Application Fees
Undergrad Application Fees$40
Grad Application Fees$60
Tuition / Fees
Undergrad In-State$10191
Undergrad Out-State$31873
Grad In-State$11500
Grad Out-State$30000
SAT Score**
SectionScore (25/75) percentile
ACT Score**
SectionScore (25/75) percentile

Engineering Courses/Degrees

Biomedical/Medical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Engineering- General
Electrical- Electronics and Communications Engineering
Industrial Engineering
Materials Engineering
Mechanical Engineering


All International Students are required to fill out a pre-application form before a Graduate College application can be submitted.

Mechanical Engineering
Min. GRE scores: 153V; 151Q; 4.5AW
TOEFL : 100

Mechanical Engineering
Min. GRE scores: 152V; 159Q; 4.0AW
TOEFL : 100

Chemical and BioChemical Engineering
Normally a combined GRE score (verbal and quantitative) of at least 1300 is required for admission. Students whose native language is not English should have a TOEFL score of at least 600 on the paper-based test (250 on computer-based test and 100 on the internet-based test).

Engineering Resources

38. Yale University
39. Michigan State University
40. University of Iowa
41. University of California-Irvine
42. University of Massachusetts Amherst

GRE Scores and Admissions