40+ Pulitzer Prize-winning faculty and alumni. Seven U.S. Poets Laureate. Blockbuster filmmakers. Oscar’s, Emmy’s, Tony’s, Peabody’s, elite symphony placements—the list of accolades earned by members of the University of Iowa arts community goes on and on. And with a 16:1 student-to-faculty ratio, students can work directly with masters of their craft. That goes for all Iowa students, not just those at the highest level of practice. Our renowned artistic faculty are here to help you explore your creative side—no matter your major.

Art

Art has been part of human culture throughout history. Today, art influences almost every aspect of our lives, from clothing fashions, culinary...
Art history is a broad intellectual discipline that engages in problems of historical analysis and the interpretation of culture. As students...
In the vast international arena of film and television production, creative opportunities abound for students who combine artistry and creativity...
A degree in dance can pave the way to a variety of careers in the performing arts, including performing, choreography, education, private teaching,...
You love music and think you might like to perform, conduct, teach, compose, or become a music therapist. Your idea of doing something fun and...
Have you performed in high school plays and want to continue to feel that rush when the applause begins? Are you talented in writing, designing, or...