View our Understanding Your Cost of Attendance web page for an explanation on how the amounts below were determined and which components will and will not be billed to the student on a U-bill.

The following estimated costs are for undergraduate students who are first enrolling at the University of Iowa in Fall 2016 and are based on full-time enrollment (12 or more hours per semester) for the nine-month academic year.

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
Billed Expenses
Tuition & Fees $8,800 $29,038
Housing & Meals* $10,108 $10,108
Subtotal $18,908 $39,146
Estimated Expenses
Books & Supplies $950 $950
Personal $1,634 $1,634
Transportation $608 $608
Total $22,100 $42,338

*Housing portion is $6,726; Meals portion is $3,382

 

Living Off Campus
  Resident Nonresident
Billed Expenses
Tuition & Fees $8,800 $29,038
Estimated Expenses
Housing & Meals** $8,588 $8,588
Books & Supplies $950 $950
Personal $2,356 $2,356
Transportation $1,064 $1,064
Total $21,758 $41,996

**Housing portion is $5,282; Meals portion is $3,306

 

Living At Home (with parent/relative)
  Resident Nonresident
Billed Expenses
Tuition & Fees $8,800 $29,038
Estimated Expenses
Housing & Meals $1,748 $1,748
Books & Supplies $950 $950
Personal $1,976 $1,976
Transportation $874 $874
Total $14,348 $34,586