Get a Big Ten university experience with small classes and individualized attention at Iowa's top-ranked College of Education.

Undergraduate Offerings

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Become A Teacher

Want to become an outstanding teacher who will truly realize the capabilities of every learner in your classroom? Join Iowa's top-ranked Teacher Education Program. Visit our Become A Teacher page for a complete listing of our licensure options.

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Education Studies and Human Relations major

The multidisciplinary Education Studies and Human Relations major provides a number of opportunities for students interested in a career in education or counseling-related fields, but do not wish to pursue K-12 classroom teaching.

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Science Studies

The Science Studies B.S. is intended for students considering jobs in informal learning settings, such as park naturalists or museum educators, or who want a broad foundation of science knowledge for science teaching.

Kinnick Cain, of Des Moines, and music education major David Nicholson, of West Des Moines, play with the "shakers" at the 2017 Iowa State Fair.

The College of Education offers two minors for those interested in human relations and education-related topics:

If you don't find the program you're looking for, please visit our program finder page to browse and search all degree options.

Iowa’s tuition and fees are among the lowest in the Big Ten. These are the estimated 2020-21 costs of attending the University of Iowa for an undergraduate student enrolled full time (12 or more semester hours) for the fall and spring semesters. These figures include a one-time University Records and Document Fee of $225 for new students.

  • Iowa Residents: $9,830
  • Nonresidents: $31,793

Tuition and fees vary for international students. Tuition and fees for part-time and online students (enrolled for fewer than 12 semester hours per semester) are assessed based on the number of semester hours.

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For more information on associated costs of living, please visit the Admissions' finance page. 

There are additional costs for Teacher Education students. Please contact your advisor for information.

Numerous scholarships are available as well. Please visit the university's scholarships page for information. Numerous college-specific scholarships are available on our college scholarships page.


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