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.
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.
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.
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.