Undergraduate Tuition

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.

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.

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

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

Graduate Tuition

Costs vary by program. For a an estimate, please see the University of Iowa Tuition and Fee tables.

Financial Support

The College of Education offers nearly $3 million in fellowships, assistantships, scholarships, and other awards to its students. These awards celebrate outstanding student achievement in areas such as academic performance, research, student leadership, community service and citizenship, and contributions to all areas of education.

Contact the University of Iowa Office of Student Financial Aid for detailed instructions and assistance.You must file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible after applications open because some funds are limited and awarded on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Thank you to alumni, donors,  and friends of the College of Education for their generosity.  

The application for most of the scholarships opens late in fall semester, and awards are celebrated in the spring. 

A variety of assistantships and grants are awarded in the College of Education each year. Appointments are usually made in late spring for the coming academic year. 


Students who wish to work while attending the University of Iowa will find job opportunities on the University campus and in the local Iowa City/Coralville community. 


Featured Awards

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Awards for Veterans

The Ernie T. Pascarella Military Veteran Promise Award acknowledges veterans who seek to make contributions through a new career in civilian life with their study in the UI College of Education. The Paul Larson Military/Veteran Student Scholarships provides funds to assist veterans and military students achieve success in their studies at the College of Education. Details for both awards are available on the I-SERVE web page

Noyce Scholars
Noyce STEM Scholarships

The nationally recognized Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship at the University of Iowa provides $12,000 per academic year in scholarship support to exceptional science, technology, and engineering students who plan on teaching science in a high-need school district after graduation.