It's great to be a Hawkeye!

As a Hawkeye, you’ll find endless opportunities and resources to support your success both in the classroom and beyond. You’ll have the freedom to create your own academic path, all while making connections with accomplished faculty, finding a home away from home, and preparing yourself for a career you love.

Discover why it's great to be a Hawkeye!

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A Big School that Feels Small.

Our campus community is friendly and collaborative, allowing you to try new things and find your best fit.

The University of Iowa's 15:1 student-to-faculty ratio and smaller class sizes than comparable universities will help you connect and work with your professors.

As a Hawkeye, you'll be part of a family that spans the globe, but that does not mean you'll get lost in the crowd. With 500+ student organizations, communities, and clubs, there's a place for everyone at Iowa. We can help you find yours.

The Hawkeye Family
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Faculty Invested in Your Success.

Get close, personal support from renowned faculty across all areas of study.

Every Hawkeye experience has one thing in common: a shared commitment to your success. At Iowa, we value teamwork and encourage students to work together to bring their ideas to life. No matter what area of study you pursue, you’ll have easy access to academic resources and support outside the classroom.

Research at Iowa
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Blending of the Arts and Sciences.

We are leaders in the arts

Iowa’s leadership in the arts has been fostered by renowned creators for decades. If you’re eager to share your perspective with the world or push artistic forms into uncharted territory, you belong at Iowa. Join the 43 Pulitzer Prize-winning faculty and alumni who have enriched the realm of film, literature, performing arts, and beyond.

...and the sciences

Explore your interests through real world experiences that allow you to learn valuable, practical skills and make an impact on the lives of patients at the same time. At Iowa, discovery is a hands-on job. With a dedication to enhance human health, Iowa is home to some of the most accomplished, well-funded research centers in the country.

Art + Engineering
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The Best College Town.

Iowa City’s vibrant downtown seamlessly blends with the heart of campus, making it easy to access academic resources and belong to a larger, welcoming community.

Named the #1 Best College Town by, Iowa City is the ideal place to live, learn, and work. After just one visit, you’ll see why. Our dynamic community has something for everyone. With various festivals and events scheduled throughout the year, over 100 restaurants and cafés to try, over 40 public parks to explore, and access to Big Ten athletics and a world class performing arts venue, you will find it all at Iowa.

The Best College Town
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Find a Career That You Love.

Across every industry employers seek team players, those who communicate at a high level and excel in a group setting. That’s why they hire Hawkeyes.

No matter what area of study you pursue, students at Iowa graduate with the communication skills employers are looking for, fueling your expertise to be successful in the real-world. With access to a broad array of writing resources in addition to a joint, hands-on learning experience, you’ll be one step closer to landing the job of your dreams. In fact, 95% of Iowa graduates receive a job or are accepted to grad school within 6 months of graduation.

Graduate and get a Job