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Find out more about the characteristics of students who attend UI.
See how many students applied, accepted, and enrolled at UI. Learn more about students’ high school preparation and test scores.
Learn about costs to attend UI and how much financial aid is typically awarded.
Estimate your cost to attend UI in a few simple steps.
Learn more about professors, where students live, and campus safety at UI.
Discover ways to be actively involved in your education at UI – inside and outside the classroom.
See which majors are most popular at UI and what recent graduates plan to do after earning their bachelor's degree.
Discover how many students who start at UI finish their bachelor's degree and how long it takes.
Figure out what learning gains to expect in critical thinking, writing, and other important subjects at UI.
Home to more than 30,000 students and some of the nation's top scholars and researchers, the University of Iowa offers more than 100 areas of study on a vibrant and diverse campus.
The University of Iowa is a major national research university with a broad-based liberal arts foundation. Established in 1847 as Iowa’s first public institution of higher education, it has won international recognition for its wealth of achievements in the arts, sciences, and humanities. The UI campus is in the heart of Iowa City, a vibrant small city, rated "One of the most dynamic schools in the country" and for the eighth straight year, the University of Iowa has been designated a “Best Buy” in the Fiske Guide to Colleges 2013. Iowa City was the third of six cities in the world designated a City of Literature by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization. U.S. News & World Report’s 2012 list of American’s Best Colleges ranked The University of Iowa as the 28th best public university in the country. The University of Iowa is composed of 11 colleges offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional education in more than 100 areas of study.
Our campus is beautiful, pedestrian-friendly, and right next to Iowa City's student-oriented downtown. Visit and see why Iowa City is ranked one of the "10 best college towns in America."
The University of Iowa offers opportunities in more than 100 diverse areas of study. But an Iowa education is much more than what you learn in the classroom. Iowa students are active on campus and off—as volunteers, entrepreneurs, explorers, and leaders. You can make connections in living-learning communities, find your niche among nearly 500 student groups, explore the world through a study abroad program, conduct cutting-edge research with a faculty member, or put your knowledge into practice through an internship or co-op. Iowa offers endless opportunities to develop leadership skills, get practical experience, meet people from many different backgrounds, and be involved in making the world a better place.