University of Iowa Welcomes Class of 2022

The University of Iowa class of 2022 is the most academically accomplished class in the history of the university.

This fall’s incoming undergraduate class at the University of Iowa has again topped previous records in achievement with a higher average high school GPA, at 3.71, than any previous class.

The Class of 2022 is composed of 4,806 students. About 21 percent of the class (1,015) are first-generation students. About 58 percent of the class, or 2,801, are Iowa residents, and about 4 percent (185) are international students. The class represents 96 of Iowa’s 99 counties, 43 U.S. states (as well as Washington, D.C.; Puerto Rico; and bases for the U.S. Armed Forces), and 43 countries (including the U.S.).

About 19 percent (905) identify as African American, American Indian, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, Asian, Latino(a), or two or more ethnicities.

This year, 23,989 undergraduates are enrolled at the UI. Total enrollment this fall is 31,656 students. About 47 percent of the UI’s students identify as male, about 53 percent as female. Graduate students total 5,826, and professional students total 1,841.

Learn more about the Class of 2022 online.

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