Bachelor On Campus

International Relations

The University of Iowa

48 months
31905 USD/year
31905 USD/year
9942 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The International Relations at The University of Iowa focuses on economic relations between states, a crucial area of study in today's globalized world. Students are introduced to the politics of foreign countries. They develop an understanding of how countries interact and acquire a deep appreciation for the root causes of problems that transcend national boundaries.


About International Relations at The University of Iowa

International interactions and globalization have never been more extensive, making international relations a critical area of study and the major uniquely valuable to students with a wide array of interests.

Students graduating with a degree in international relations have the skills and knowledge to grasp international events from theoretical, empirical, and historical perspectives. In addition to gaining skills and knowledge with broad applicability, each major gains an in-depth understanding of a particular aspect of international relations.


Our political science and international relations programs equip students with the knowledge, skills, and experiences for careers that make a difference — helping them launch their careers and land that first job! Take a minute to explore the many career advantages of studying with us.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Relations
  • International Conflict
  • Politics of International Economics
  • Western Civilization III, World Since 1945, or History of International Conflict & Cooperation since 1900
  • Understanding Political Research
  • International Relations Senior Seminar

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National Students (Spring) - We make admission decisions on a rolling basis beginning in September based on college-specific admission requirements.


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit an application
  • Pay the $40 application fee
  • Upload your academic records
  • If your first language is not English: Have the testing agency send us your TOEFL, IELTS or PTE score, if applicable, based on our English Proficiency Requirements
  • Have your ACT or SAT score sent to us by the testing agency.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    31905 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31905 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    31905 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31905 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    9942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9942 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Iowa City

1187 - 1841 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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