The University of Iowa offers all the opportunities and resources of a leading research university while putting a strong emphasis on the undergraduate student experience.
As the first public university to enroll men and women on an equal basis, Iowa is proud of its history in providing a world-class education to students from all backgrounds.
Today the University of Iowa offers nationally ranked academic programs, strong pre-professional programs in the health sciences and law, and access to world-renowned faculty. With an emphasis on small class sizes, students interact with faculty both inside and outside the classroom.
Located in one of the top college towns in America, Iowa’s campus is undergoing a historic physical makeover, with construction under way on a new residence hall, School of Music, School of Art and Art History, research and athletic facilities, and a performing arts auditorium.
Ranked the 34th best public university in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
Most popular undergraduate majors
Business, pre-business, open, engineering, pre-med, biology, psychology, nursing interest, English, pharmacy interest
At a Glance
32,150 total enrollment
23,357 undergraduate students
8,793 graduate and professional students
16:1 student-faculty ratio
77% classes with fewer than 30 students