Undergraduate Admissions - The University of Iowa

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Service + Engagement

Committed to community. Creating Opportunity. That's the Hawkeye Way.

Iowa students come together for causes greater than themselves. Student organizations, living-learning communities, and a campus-wide focus on civic engagement connect students with each other, build leadership skills, and help you succeed.

Championing opportunity for everyone makes the difference. From being the first state university to admit men and women equally in 1855 to becoming the first public university to list transgender as an option on the application for admission in 2012, Iowa blazes trails for equality.

42,000+
hours contributed annually
by student volunteers at UI Hospitals and Clinics
93%
of first-year students live on
campus in 30+ living-learning communities
50+
multicultural student
organizations on campus
$20.5 million
worth of volunteer activities
by Iowa students every year
95%
of graduating seniors say Iowa helped develop
social, intellectual, and personal responsibility
$12.7 million
raised by Dance Marathon,
one of the nation’s top 10 student fundraisers