Recent graduates report high levels of satisfaction with their University of Iowa degrees.

Scoring Higher than the National Average

In 2010, the American Council on Education conducted a nationwide survey of college alumni ages 25-39. Here's what University of Iowa alumni reported:

Value Affordability A Great Choice

96% of UI alumni said the time and money they spent on their Iowa education was worth it, compared to the national average of 89%

91% of UI alumni said they feel they paid a fair price for their Iowa education, compared to the national average of 76%

87% of UI alumni said they would choose Iowa again, compared to the national average of 79%

Scoring High Marks from Recent Graduates

The University of Iowa conducted a survey of its spring 2011 graduating class. Here's a sampling of the responses:

Survey Statement: 'My time at Iowa has helped me...' Respondents Who 'Agreed' or 'Strongly Agreed'
Gain intellectual and practical skills. 97%
Achieve my educational goals. 94%
Build a broad knowledge base in subjects inside and outside my major. 94%
Develop social, intellectual, and personal responsibility. 94%
Learn to apply knowledge and skills in new situations. 93%