As a Hawkeye, you’ll find endless opportunities and resources to support your success both in the classroom and beyond.

Discover why it's great to be a Hawkeye!

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You'll Learn From the Best, at the Best.

With over 200 areas of study and a growing list of top-ranked programs, our academic game is strong.

Whether you want to make new discoveries at one of the country's largest teaching hospitals, or let your creative vibes flow in our prestigious writing programs, there's something exciting for you at Iowa.

The best part? You're teaming up with absolute legends—professors who'll guide you toward success in any career path you choose.

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You're in Charge of Your Academic Plan.

Iowa is the place for you to find your best fit and create your own path as you go.

Imagine diving into your latest project in the engineering lab or gearing up for a ballet performance, all within the same day.

That's the Hawkeye way—the chance to explore your interests and build an experience that's right for you.

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You'll Collaborate All Day, Every Day.

Iowa's small class sizes ensure that you won't be limited to a series of lectures.

You'll team up to tackle real-world challenges and master the skills that bosses love—top-notch communication, problem-solving, and critical thinking. Plus, you'll never have to compete for world-class resources, one-on-one mentorship, or opportunities to explore.

They're all right here, waiting for you.

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We've Got Your Back Through it All—It's In Our Nature.

Joining the Hawkeye family is a decision you won't regret.

With hundreds of clubs, events, and activities to choose from, you'll meet plenty of people who share your interests. From day one, you'll start creating the memories that can only be made at Iowa. And that doesn't stop at graduation. Our community will be there for you for a lifetime.

Once a Hawkeye, always a Hawkeye.

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You Get to Live in the Perfect College Town.

Welcome to Iowa City, where there's a never-ending list of things to do.

Think block parties, art galleries, music venues, coffee shops, sidewalk cafes, trendy stores, hiking trails, workout facilities, Big Ten athletics—you get the idea. Exploring new places and events is easy because downtown is practically on your doorstep.

That means whether you're craving something delicious or wanting to hear some live music, it's all just steps away.

This is Iowa.

There are all these reasons and so much more. You just need to see it for yourself.

The next move is yours.