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My Top 10 Moments This Semester!!!

Tuesday, May 7, 2024
Hi everyone!!! We are officially in finals week and I’m feeling sooo nostalgic right now! The past couple of months have been an absolute whirlwind and the experiences, stories, and people have really shaped this semester for me. Before heading home and sharing all these wonderful moments with my hometown friends and family, I wanted to take a second to reminisce about this spring semester and some of the special moments that made this semester ...

Literary Magazine Launch Parties!

Thursday, May 2, 2024
Hello all, ‘Tis the season for launch parties for the on-campus literary magazines! I have had five within the last week, both ones I’m published in, and ones I work for, or both! It is a fun time since there is free food and everyone is so kind and share a common interest: writing! I personally know many people in the lit mag community, so the parties are very close-knit. I love getting a free ...

To-Do List Before The End of the Semester!

Thursday, May 2, 2024
Hey everyone, I am currently wrapping up my last week of classes and my first year of college! I am currently trying to fit in as many activities as possible before I head back to Arizona next week. Here are some fun ideas to fill the gaps between studying: Go outside. Go on walks, watch the sunset, run, play volleyball, study outside! Enjoy the weather now that it is finally warming up. Get dinner with ...

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Meet the class of 2027

The University of Iowa welcomes another academically accomplished cohort of students this fall.

Iowa's Strength in Writing Reaches New Level

As the top public university for writing and communication, the University of Iowa’s unmatched academic resources prepare students for success in many fields.

Meet the Class of 2026

The University of Iowa welcomes another academically accomplished cohort of students this fall.

Iowa surpasses Harvard, Princeton as No. 2 for writing

Iowa's strength in writing reaches new level in annual 'U.S. News' rankings.

Meet the class of 2026

The University of Iowa welcomes another academically accomplished cohort of students this fall.

Iowa is a Fiske Guide Top 10 "Best Buy"

For the 18th consecutive year, the University of Iowa has been recognized as one of the top values in higher education. 

Introducing Iowa's 22nd President

A Midwesterner at heart, the University of Iowa’s 22nd President brings a unique set of skills and experiences to make a lasting impact on campus and around the state.

Meet the Class of 2025

The University of Iowa welcomes the most academically accomplished class in its history for the fifth year in a row.

Fiske Guide Ranks Iowa a Top 10 "Best Buy"

The University of Iowa is the only university in Iowa to make the Fiske Guide to Colleges "Best Buy" list. The 2022 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges includes Iowa on the annual list of the 10 "Best Buy" public colleges and universities in the country.

Summer Visits Available

We are excited to offer summer daily visits for students interested in the University of Iowa.

Iowa is the top writing university; ranked #34 best public university

The 2021 rankings from U.S. News & World Report rank the University of Iowa as the #34 best public university. Iowa is also earned the top spot for public universities in the inaugural writing in the disciplines ranking.

COVID-19 Campus Visit Update

In response to COVID-19, the University of Iowa Office of Admissions has suspended all on-campus visits, tours, and information sessions, along with all university-related travel, until further notice. 

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