Enrollment Statistics, Fall 2012
- Total enrollment at the university is 31,498 for the first semester of the 2012-2013 academic year.
- The student body is composed of 21,999 undergraduate students, 5,451 graduate students, and 4,048 professional students.
- International students comprise 8.9 percent of the Class of 2016.
- 16.2 percent of first-year students identify as minorities.
- 82% of University of Iowa students are enrolled full-time.
- Over 51% of the students are women.
- The largest college is Liberal Arts, enrolling 51.8% of the total student body.
- Iowa residents comprise 55.2% of the total enrollment; 25.6% of the total reside in adjoining states; and 11.3% reside in foreign countries. The remaining 7.9% come from the 43 other states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories. Students come to the university from every Iowa county, all fifty states, two U.S. possessions, and 101 foreign countries.
Minority enrollment comprises 12.6% of the total enrollment:
- African American 2.7%
- Asian 3.4%
- Hispanic 4.8%
- Native American 0.3%
- Native Hawaiian 0.1%
- Two or more races 1.3%
11.4 percent of the student body are international students representing 100 foreign countries.
Top ten undergraduate majors
- Pre-Business (1,778 students)
- Psychology (1,090)
- English (816)
- Communication Studies (759)
- Biology (674)
- Business (Accelerated Admission) (532)
- Health and Human Physiology (525)
- Finance (525)
- Art & Art History (465)
- Interdepartmental Studies (449)
Most common graduate majors
- Education (660 students)
- Engineering (350)
- Nursing (304)
- Public Health (317)
- Social Work (256)
- Music (227)
- Business (non-MBA) (145)
- Chemistry (147)
- Physical Therapy and Rehab Science (108)
- English (105)
For complete enrollment statistics see the Office of the Registrar for the current Profile of Students.