Information regarding colleges and schools, department codes, course levels and the grading system. 


The University of Iowa is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. The University is a member of the Association of American Universities and is associated with Indiana, Michigan State, Northwestern, Ohio State, Pennsylvania State, Purdue, and Rutgers Universities and the Universities of Illinois, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska-Lincoln, and Wisconsin-Madison in the Big Ten Conference. The Big Ten institutions are members of the Big Ten Academic Alliance.

Colleges and Schools

Colleges and Schools within the University of Iowa and their grading structures.

Department Codes and Numbers

Each college within the University of Iowa has specific department course codes and numbers. 

Grading Systems

The University of Iowa official grading scales.

Transcript Policies and Regulations

Course levels are defined in Transcript Policies and Regulations. A break down of the parts of course numbers can be located here.