University of Iowa

University of Iowa

The University of Iowa is one of the nation’s premier public research universities, a Big Ten Conference member, and a globally renowned leader in the arts and health sciences. Located in Iowa City, which is frequently ranked among the best places to live in the U.S., the University of Iowa offers a culture of interdisciplinary study, creativity, and community that prepares Hawkeyes to excel.

Why should you choose Iowa?

  • #31 – Best Public Universities (U.S. News & World Report)
  • 200+ areas of study, with 13 graduate programs that rank among the top 10 in their fields
  • Located in Iowa City, ranked #4 Best Place to Live (
  • 95% of graduates find jobs or are accepted to graduate school within 6 months
  • An international hub for writers, with alumni including seven U.S. Poets Laureate and more than 40 Pulitzer Prize winners
  • Home to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, a comprehensive academic medical center ranked as one of America’s “Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report for 28 consecutive years

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