Graduate Cost for 2021-2022

View our Understanding Your Cost of Attendance web page for an explanation on the components used to determine the estimated cost of attendance and what costs will and will not be billed to the student on a U-Bill.

The following estimated costs are for the 2021-2022 academic year and are based on the Graduate College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. The Tuition & Fees and Books & Supplies amounts provided represent costs for graduate students enrolled full-time (nine or more hours each semester). Tuition and fee amounts vary depending on your program of study.

Students who are returning to the University of Iowa should subtract $225 (Records and Documents Fee) from the Tuition & Fees amount.

Living On Campus
  Resident Nonresident
Estimated Charges
Tuition & Fees $12,065 $31,012
Housing & Meals $11,780 $11,780
Subtotal $23,845 $42,792
Other Estimated Expenses
Books & Supplies $650 $650
Personal $2,926 $2,926
Transportation $760 $760
Total $28,181 $47,128

 

Living Off Campus
  Resident Nonresident
Estimated Charges
Tuition & Fees $12,065 $31,012
Other Estimated Expenses
Housing & Meals $11,894 $11,894
Books & Supplies $650 $650
Personal $2,926 $2,926
Transportation $1,216 $1,216
Total $28,751 $47,698

 

Living At Home (with parent/relative)
  Resident Nonresident
Estimated Charges
Tuition & Fees $12,065 $31,012
Other Estimated Expenses
Housing & Meals $3,420 $3,420
Books & Supplies $650 $650
Personal $2,926 $2,926
Transportation $1,216 $1,216
Total $20,277 $39,224