The College of Engineering at University of Iowa

Engineering School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Michael Barron
Application deadline (U.S. residents) rolling
Application fee (U.S. residents) $60
Application deadline (international students) N/A
Application fee (international students) $100

The College of Engineering at University of Iowa

Admissions Statistics

Total applicants (master’s and Ph.D.) 816
Total acceptances (master’s and Ph.D.) 228
Overall acceptance rate 27.9% – Medium

Master’s Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.40
Average GRE 514 verbal
739 quantitative
4.11 analytical writing

Doctoral Program Entering Class GPA and GRE Scores

Average undergraduate GPA 3.40
Average GRE 504 verbal
737 quantitative
3.73 analytical writing
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 550 paper test
81 internet-based test

Department Contacts

Aerospace engineering N/A
Biological/Agricultural engineering N/A
Architecture N/A
Biomedical engineering http:/​/​www.​bme.​engineering.​uiowa.​edu/​
(319) 335-5632
[email protected]
Chemical engineering http:/​/​www.​cbe.​engineering.​uiowa.​edu/​
(319) 335-1215
[email protected]
Civil engineering http:/​/​www.​cee.​engineering.​uiowa.​edu/​
(319) 335-5647
[email protected]
Computer engineering N/A
Computer science http:/​/​www.​cs.​uiowa.​edu/​
(319) 335-0713
[email protected]
Electrical engineering http:/​/​www.​ece.​engineering.​uiowa.​edu/​
(319) 335-5958
[email protected]
Engineering management N/A
Engineering science and engineering physics N/A
Environmental engineering N/A
Industrial engineering http:/​/​www.​mie.​engineering.​uiowa.​edu/​
(319) 335-5668
[email protected]
Materials engineering N/A
Mechanical engineering http:/​/​www.​mie.​engineering.​uiowa.​edu/​
(319) 335-5668
[email protected]
Mining N/A
Nuclear engineering N/A
Petroleum engineering N/A
Other engineering programs N/A

Engineering School Academics

Enrollment

Total graduate engineering enrollment 446
Master’s (full-time) 167
Master’s (part-time) 0
Ph.D. (full-time) 279
Ph.D. (part-time) N/A

Graduates (2011)

Total graduates 135
Total master’s graduates 97
International master’s graduates 30.9%
Minority master’s graduates 8.2%
Female master’s graduates 26.8%
Total Ph.D. graduates 38
International Ph.D. graduates 39.5%
Minority Ph.D. graduates 7.9%
Female Ph.D. graduates 21.1%

Programs

100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

Program Faculty Student Specialization
Biomedical 14 19.7%
Chemical 11 8.5%
Civil 22 20.2%
Computer engineering 0 N/A
Computer science 17 17%
Electrical 18 16.6%
Environmental 0 N/A
Industrial / Manufacturing 7 4.7%
Mechanical 13 13.2%

Faculty (2011-2012)

Full-time faculty 86
Part-time faculty 23
Full-time faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering 1

Research (2010-2011)

Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $50,100,000
Full-time faculty engaged in engineering-related research during 2010-2011 academic year 78

Engineering School Ranking

#56 Best Engineering Schools

(8) Ranking by Specialties

#51 in Biomedical / Bioengineering
#61 in Chemical
#38 in Civil
#62 in Computer Engineering
#62 in Electrical / Electronic / Communications
#22 in Environmental / Environmental Health
#37 in Industrial / Manufacturing
#52 in Mechanical

Engineering Ranking Scores

Score 38
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.8
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 3.3
Overall acceptance rate 27.9% – Medium
Average GRE quantitative score (master’s and Ph.D. students) 738
Ph.D. student/faculty ratio 3.2:1 – Medium
Ph.D.s granted 38
Engineering school research expenditures (2010-2011 fiscal year) $50,100,000
Research expenditures per faculty member $603,614
Faculty membership in National Academy of Engineering 1.2%
Total graduate engineering enrollment 446

Engineering School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Total graduate engineering enrollment 446

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 446
Minority students 7.8%
International students 51.3%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 0
Minority students N/A
International students N/A
Gender distribution (part-time) N/A

Engineering School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Mark Warner
Financial aid phone (319) 335-1450

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $7,614 per year (in-state)
Full-time: $22,972 per year (out-of-state)
Required fees $1,572 per year
Room and board $9,900
Books and supplies $1,090
Miscellaneous expenses $4,685

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 36
Teaching assistants 107
Research assistants 282
Other appointments 4

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