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Study at University of Iowa

The University of Iowa is a public research university located in Iowa City, Iowa, on the banks of the Iowa River. The institute was established in 1847 and currently offers admission to over 20, 000 students every year. University of Iowa offers majors in the fields of mathematics, media, and art studies.

The sports teams of University of Iowa are nicknamed the Hawkeyes. The official mascot of the institute is Herky the Hawk. The athletics department of the university fields several teams in football, wrestling, and basketball. The wrestling team won over 15 national titles in 2008. University of Iowa also has many club teams that participate in sports like baseball, rugby, crew, soccer, ice hockey, volleyball, and other sports.

Profile of University of Iowa

University of Iowa can be found in Iowa City, IA (a small city). The school is a public institution. The Doctoral degree is the highest degree at University of Iowa.

Course Topics

The school offers a wide range of choices in programs of study. The most common majors at University of Iowa are in mathematics, media, and art studies.

University of Iowa Selectivity

The school does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted. Only 25% of students scored 520 or lower in 2007 on the verbal SAT test. Math SAT scores at University of Iowa centered around 550 to 670, but ranged both higher and lower.


A tenure system is one way the school works to keep a high-quality staff. Instructors at University of Iowa are well-paid.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 29, 117 students were enrolled in the school.

Student Life

University of Iowa offers students meal plans. The school student athletes compete in Big Ten Conference competitions.

University of Iowa Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts1, 208English, political science, economics, history, international studies, sociology, Spanish language, anthropology, . . .
Business and Management1, 078business management, finance, marketing studies, accounting, labor relations, management sciences, actuarial science, entrepreneurship, . . .
Media502communication studies, journalism, media studies
Therapy and Counselling424psychology, physical therapy, educational psychology, clinical psychology, Counselling psychology, substance abuse Counselling, social psychology, marriage and family therapy, . . .
Medicine391medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, public health, health professions, orthodontology, advanced dentistry, dental public health, . . .
Education and Teaching350elementary school teaching, education, school Counselling, educational assessment and testing, science teaching, early childhood education, adult education, math teaching, . . .
Nursing and Emergency Medicine327registered nursing, nursing science, nurse practitioner, pediatric nursing, nursing administration, adult health nursing, nurse anesthetist, mental health nursing
Science325biology, chemistry, microbiology, biochemistry, geology, physics, biostatistics, neurobiology, . . .
Engineering314mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, industrial engineering, chemical engineering, materials engineering, engineering, . . .
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy233health and fitness, exercise science, parks and recreation studies, athletic trainer, rehabilitation, sports and fitness management
Law226law, comparative law
Art Studies176art studies
Medical Support and Technology140audiology and speech pathology, physician assistant, radiographer, clinical lab tech, nuclear medical tech, dental hygienist
Family and Social Work126social work
Mathematics120mathematics, statistics, applied mathematics
Computer Science and Engineering102computer and info science, computer engineering
Drama and Performing Arts75drama, dance, various performing arts, theatre design, playwriting and screenwriting, directing
Photography and Commercial Art62film studies, cinematography, film and photography
Medical administration56health services administration, environmental health, pharmacy courses, community health, occupational health
Religion and Philosophy56religion, philosophy
Fine Arts26art history and criticism
Conservation and Resource Management18environmental science
Architecture and Planning16urban planning
Security and Law Enforcement0corrections

Contact: University of Iowa

University of Iowa

101 Jessup Hall

Iowa City, IA 52242-1316

General Phone: (319) 335-3500


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