April 24, 2020
In accordance with recommendations by the State of Iowa and the Iowa Board of Regents to prevent the spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the University of Iowa Office of Admissions is suspending all on-campus visits, tours, and information sessions indefinitely. Currently, we are not taking registrations for future campus visits.
Visit events have been canceled until further notice, including our Junior Hawkeye Visit Days and Transfer Days, as well as daily visits and any other on-campus visit events. Registered guests whose campus visit is canceled are notified via email. We...
September 9, 2019
U.S. News and World Report places the University of Iowa 34th in its 2020 edition of the "Top Public National Universities", the highest of any university in the state. Iowa is currently ranked 84th in the "Best National Universities" category.
The University of Iowa was among the colleges and universities ranked as a "Best Value" by U.S. News and World Reports . Iowa has one of the lowest in-state and out-of-state tuitions among the the Top 35 best public schools.
Iowa is also ranked 52nd on the Best Colleges of For Veterans list and 77th on the Most Innovative Schools...
September 18, 2019
Our hometown has once again garnered accolades for being one of the best college towns.
Iowa City is ranked #1 in the nation on the Reviews.org list of the 2019-20 Best College Towns in Every State.
Reviews.org compiled the list of college towns with fewer than 250,000 people by considering factors like cost of living, job opportunities, ease of transportation, overall population, student population, college education rates, and city access among others. In addition to scoring the top spot overall, Iowa City ranked in the top ten for student employment, city access, and...
July 16, 2019
For the 15th straight year, the University of Iowa has been designated as a "Best Buy" in the Fiske Guide to Colleges.
The creation of a former New York Times education editor, the Fiske Guide has been a respected college search tool used by parents, college-bound students, and their guidance counselors for 30 years.
Iowa is one of only 10 public universities on the list.
To receive a “Best Buy” designation, schools had to have high academic rankings, an inexpensive or moderate price, and a high quality of student life on campus. In all, 20 schools received the “...
June 9, 2016
The University of Iowa has signed an articulation agreement with the Illinois Community College Board that will provide a seamless transition for eligible students who want to continue their education at the UI...
April 7, 2016
The University of Iowa is partnering with the Raise.me scholarship platform on a statewide pilot project to encourage and improve college readiness among Iowa high school students...
October 2, 2015
The University of Iowa ranks among the top 35 public universities in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report. The magazine places Iowa 34th in its 2016 edition of the "Top Public National Universities", the highest of any university in the state...
July 6, 2015For the 11th straight year, the University of Iowa has been designated a “Best Buy” in the Fiske Guide to Colleges...
March 23, 2015The University of Iowa is coming to see you! Representatives from the UI Office of Admissions will be visiting college fairs around the country this fall, meeting with students and visiting high schools.
February 5, 2015This spring, the University of Iowa will host several on campus visit programs tailored to serve the specific needs of future students and their families. Senior high school students admitted to Iowa for fall 2015 should consider attending...