If you're fascinated by the sky above you, or the ground below you, the University of Iowa is the place for you. With state-of-the-art research facilities and nationally ranked programs in the life and natural sciences, Iowa will challenge you as a student and grow you as a scientist. Here, undergraduates have an essential, hands-on role in research. Working side-by-side with our world-renowned faculty from the day you step foot onto campus, you’ll be at the forefront of the newest innovations and discoveries made here every day.

Physics and astronomy students are driven to understand the nature of space, time, and matter from the quantum level to the outer reaches of the...
Biochemistry is the study of the basic biological and chemical processes that occur in all living systems. It is an area suited to students who...
Biology is the study of life, and advances in the understanding of living systems impact almost every aspect of modern life. From food to biofuel to...
Chemistry has a leading role in the technological challenges of the new century that touch all aspects of our lives. Global climate change,...
Environmental sciences is an interdisciplinary major that focuses on scientific study of the environment and understanding of the earth as a...
Did you search for fossils or collect rocks as a child? Did you enjoy earth sciences in school? Have these interests evolved into curiosity about the...
Physics and astronomy students are driven to understand the nature of space, time, and matter from the quantum level to the outer reaches of the...
The National Academy of Science defines sustainability sciences as "an emerging field dealing with the interactions between natural and social...