The magazine places Iowa 34th in its 2016 edition of the "Top Public National Universities", the highest of any university in the state. The UI is currently ranked 82nd in the "Best National Universities" category, which contains 280 U.S. institutions (173 public, 100 private, seven for-profit).

The UI's Henry B. Tippie College of Business and the College of Engineering are also highly rated by U.S. News & World Report.

The Tippie College of Business is ranked 34th among all public and private universities and 22nd among public universities for 2016.

The College of Engineering checks in at 36th among public universities with doctoral programs. Among all public and private universities, the College of Engineering is ranked 63rd.

For a full list of rankings and more information visit the U.S. News & World Reports website.