High school and community college advisers play an important role helping students apply to and enroll at the University of Iowa. We'd like to make sure we're providing the resources you need to assist your students.

We know the students you work with could bring something special to the Hawkeye Family. We hope to show you just some of what they can experience at Iowa and provide exceptional service while they conduct their college search. 

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Fall 2021 Testing Update

At the University of Iowa, we want the admission process to be as easy and flexible as possible for Fall 2021. Any academic disruptions your students may have experienced will not keep them from being considered for admission at the University of Iowa. 
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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 2021 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.
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Test Score Information for Students Applying for Fall 2021

We encourage Fall 2021 students to apply for admission even if they do not have a test score. An individual review process will be used to make an initial admission decision for students who do not self-report a test score as part of their application.
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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.
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Important Dates for Fall 2021 Students

A step-by-step checklist to make sure your students
meet the important deadlines before and after they arrive on campus.
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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.