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 2017 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 $9,189.50 $30,833.50
Housing & Meals* $10,450.00 $10,450.00
Subtotal $19,639.50 $41,283.50
Estimated Expenses
Books & Supplies $950.00 $950.00
Personal $1,634.00 $1,634.00
Transportation $608.00 $608.00
Total $22,831.50 $44,475.50

*Housing portion is $6,916; Meals portion is $3,534

 

Living Off Campus
  Resident Nonresident
Billed Expenses
Tuition & Fees $9,189.50 $30,833.50
Estimated Expenses
Housing & Meals** $8,588.00 $8,588.00
Books & Supplies $950.00 $950.00
Personal $2,356.00 $2,356.00
Transportation $1,064.00 $1,064.00
Total $22,147.50 $43,791.50

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

 

Living At Home (with parent/relative)
  Resident Nonresident
Billed Expenses
Tuition & Fees $9,189.50 $30,833.50
Estimated Expenses
Housing & Meals $1,748.00 $1,748.00
Books & Supplies $950.00 $950.00
Personal $1,976.00 $1,976.00
Transportation $874.00 $874.00
Total $14,737.50 $36,381.50