Graduate Student Population in Iowa

For academic year 2021-2022, total 28,326 graduate students enrolled in 29 graduate schools in Iowa. By gender, there are 12,245 male students (43.23%) and 16,081 female students (56.77%) enrolled in graduate programs.
University of Iowa has the most graduate students of 8,301 and Purdue University Global-Davenport has the second most graduate students of 7,326 in Iowa. You can view and compare the graduate student population along with tuition and other admission information at Iowa colleges at Iowa Graduate School Comparison page.
By attending status, 16,767 students enrolled as full-time and 11,559 students enrolled as part-time for graduate programs. Next table shows the 2022 graduate students population by gender and attending status at Iowa graduate schools.
University of Iowa has the most graduate students of 8,301
Graduate Student Population By Gender and Attending Status at Iowa graduate schools (2021-2022)
TotalMenWomen
Total28,32612,24516,081
Full-time16,7677,7329,035
Part-time11,5594,5137,046

Population by Race/Ethnicity

For academic year 2021-2022, of the 29 enrolled students in Iowa graduate schools, 71 were American Indian/Native American (0.25%), 1,239 were Asian (4.37%), 1,175 were Black/African American (4.15%), 1,479 were Hispanic (5.22%), 34 were Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander (0.12%), 18,494 were White (65.29%), 568 were Two More (2.01%), and 1,442 were Un-Known (5.09%). The number of non-resident alien students is 3,824 (13.50%). Next table shows the 2022 graduate school students population by race/ethnicity and state at Iowa graduate schools.
Graduate Student Population By Race/Ethnicity at Iowa graduate schools (2021-2022)
TotalMenWomen
Total28,32612,24516,081
American Indian/Native American712249
Asian1,239577662
Black/African American1,175538637
Hispanic1,479675804
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander341420
White18,4947,16311,331
Two More568245323
Un-Known1,442627815
Non-resident Alien3,8242,3841,440
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