More than 2,000 international students choose to attend The University of Iowa each year. The University has many resources to help you adjust to living in the United States while you earn your degree. One of your first contacts should be with the Office of International Students and Scholars.
Please be aware that each department or degree program may set different deadlines, require specific application materials, and establish unique entrance requirements. Review the requirements and deadlines for international applicants and work with the appropriate graduate student coordinator for your desired department or program if you have questions.
After you are admitted to the University of Iowa
Review these links for important pre-arrival information.
International Student Orientation
Registering for Courses
Making Travel Arrangements
Arranging for Housing
Health Insurance Requirements
Sending Your Belongings to Iowa
U.S. Customs & Border Protection Regulations
Upon arrival in Iowa City
One of your first stops should be at the Office of International Students and Scholars.