2021 Profile

International Student Census - 2,176

Enrolled students - 1,903

Undergraduate students - 588

  • Degree-seeking undergrads - (559)
  • Non-degree undergrads - (19)
  • Iowa Intensive English Program - (10)

Graduate & Professional students - 1,315

  • Degree-seeking grads - (1022)
  • Non-degree grads - (17)
  • Medical residents/fellows, post-docs - (276)

Students in post-graduation training - 273

Past Enrollment Statistics

Country Undergraduate and Graduate Students
Afghanistan 1
Albania 1
Algeria 1
Argentina 7
Australia 9
Austria 2
Azerbaijan 3
Bahamas 4
Bahrain 1
Bangladesh 49
Belarus 2
Belgium 1
Bolivia 4
Brazil 30
Burkina Faso 1
Burma 3
Canada 42
Chile 7
China 777
Colombia 15
Congo 4
Costa Rica 2
Czech Republic 1
Denmark 1
Dominican Republic 2
Ecuador 6
Egypt 12
El Salvador 1
Ethiopia 2
Finland 1
France 7
Tha Gambia 1
Georgia 1
Germany 8
Ghana 15
Greece 3
Honduras 4
Hong Kong 9
Hungary 1
Iceland 7
India 347
Indonesia 16
Iran 39
Iraq 8
Ireland 6
Israel 2
Italy 19
Jamaica 3
Japan 15
Jordan 29
Kazakhstan 2
Kenya 5
Kuwait 2
Lebanon 9
Libya 2
Lithuania 1
Macedonia 1
Malaysia 27
Mexico 19
Mongolia 1
Morocco 1
Nepal 15
Netherlands 11
New Zealand 5
Nigeria 53
North Korea 2
Norway 1
Oman 3
Pakistan 35
Peru 4
Philippines 3
Poland 3
Portugal 1
Romania 2
Russia 3
Rwanda 1
Saint Lucia 2
Saint Vincent and The Grenadines 1
Saudi Arabia 26
Serbia 2
Sierra Leone 2
Singapore 5
Slovenia 1
South Africa 1
South Korea 172
Spain 13
Sri Lanka 36
Sudan 3
Switzerland 3
Syria 4
Taiwan 25
Tanzania 2
Thailand 17
Trinidad and Tobago 1
Tunisia 2
Turkey 29
Ukraine 5
United Kingdom 24
Uzbekistan 3
Venezuela 11
Vietnam 31
West Bank 2
Yemen 1
Zambia 1
Zimbabwe 5

international student during first day at UI in front of pentacrest
“This is one of the special photos for me since it is my first photo at the university...I am in the middle with my...Turkish and Japanese friend and it is my first month at the university. You can clearly see that emotion in my face.”
Zeynep Mentesoglu, teaching and learning PhD student