Graduate Cost for 2020-2021

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 2020-2021 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 $11,890 $30,837
Housing & Meals $11,590 $11,590
Subtotal $23,480 $42,427
Other Estimated Expenses
Books & Supplies $650 $650
Personal $2,546 $2,546
Transportation $684 $684
Total $27,360 $46,307

 

Living Off Campus
  Resident Nonresident
Estimated Charges
Tuition & Fees $11,890 $30,837
Other Estimated Expenses
Housing & Meals $11,780 $11,780
Books & Supplies $650 $650
Personal $2,546 $2,546
Transportation $1,178 $1,178
Total $28,044 $46,991

 

Living At Home (with parent/relative)
  Resident Nonresident
Estimated Charges
Tuition & Fees $11,890 $30,837
Other Estimated Expenses
Housing & Meals $3,306 $3,306
Books & Supplies $650 $650
Personal $2,546 $2,546
Transportation $1,178 $1,178
Total $19,570 $38,517