Iowa Admissions News

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. 
Dr. Barbara Wilson, President

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.
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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.
Pentacrest in the fall

Test Score Information for Students Applying for Fall 2022

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.
Downtown Iowa City

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.
Campus walking tour and tour guide

Summer Visits Available

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

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.