Ph.D. On Campus

Industrial and Systems Engineering

The University of Iowa

30853 USD/year
30853 USD/year
11906 USD/year
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The MS and the PhD in Industrial and Systems Engineering are awarded by the Graduate College from The University of Iowa. Instruction is offered through the College of Engineering. 


The Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at The University of Iowa offers undergraduate and graduate degrees and research programs in industrial and systems engineering.

Key Features 

  • Industrial and systems engineering encompasses analysis, design, and implementation of systems through optimal use of resources—human, material, energy, information, and financial. Systems may range from small units to extremely large operations. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Industrial Engineering Internship
  • First-Year Seminar
  • Industrial Engineering Sophomore Seminar
  • Engineering Economy
  • Manufacturing Systems
  • Process Engineering
  • Ergonomics

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Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • You must first submit the online application to the Graduate College and pay the $60 application fee by credit card ($100 for international applicants).
  • Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an email instructing you on how to upload your supporting documents and submit letters of recommendation.  A few programs require materials be sent directly to them. However, almost all supplemental material can and should be uploaded from your Admissions Profile in MyUI, our online service center for applicants and students.  You can only access this AFTER you have submitted your application.

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  • International

    30853 USD/year
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  • National

    30853 USD/year
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  • In-State

    11906 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 11906 USD per year

Living costs for Iowa City

1187 - 1841 USD /month
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