October 1, 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 14, 2020
The University of Iowa is the 34th best public university in the nation and the top public school in the nation for writing, according to the annual rankings from U.S. News & World Reports.
Iowa is the only school in the state to be ranked as a top 100 national university (#88 among all public and private institutions). U.S. News & World Reports ranks universities on a variety of indicators of academic quality in the following categories: student outcomes (such as rates of graduation and retention), assessment by academic peers, faculty resources, overall financial...
August 14, 2020
We understand that COVID-19 has caused limited access to ACT and SAT tests. Any academic disruptions you have experienced will not keep you from being considered for admission at the University of Iowa. We encourage you to apply for admission even if you 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. This temporary exemption by the Iowa Board of Regents removes the testing requirement for Fall 2021 applicants.Students admitted to the University of...
July 23, 2020
For the 16th consecutive year, the University of Iowa has been recognized as one of the top values in higher education.
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. The Fiske Guide also ranks the top 10 private colleges and universities. The University of Iowa is the only school in Iowa - public or private - to make the list.
To receive a “Best Buy” designation, schools had to have excellent academic programs in relation to the net cost of attendance and a high quality...
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...
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...
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...